Recently I was at the Merchant Festival in Glasgow for a couple of days with my family. I’ve attended the event for the last two years and enjoyed the mix … Continue reading Get Closer
Why do you take photographs, do you always carry your camera with you or do you go out to specifically take pictures of certain things? If you use a digital … Continue reading 1s and 0s
What do plants and street photography have in common? On the face of it not a lot, but both depend on light, one paints with light, the other need its … Continue reading Plants and Flowers
Recently I’ve had some questions about the camera and lenses I use. Regardless of the brand I recommend using a small camera and one or two lenses. Having your camera … Continue reading Books Not Gear
I was in Falkirk a couple of weeks ago for a day, the weather was nice in the evening with clear blue skies and sunny giving strong contrasts. I’ve never … Continue reading The Kelpies
Thursday the 25th of May the Tour Series cycling came to Aberdeen. Before my Illness I was a keen cyclist and have been to a Paris stage of the Tour … Continue reading Tour Series (Aberdeen)
Fashion accessory, front element protector or flare preventer, lens hoods usually come packaged with a new lens but can often be an afterthought. There are several third party choices that … Continue reading Fujifilm Lens Hoods and Alternatives.
I’ve seen a few posts recently regarding Fujifilm lens trinities. The new 50mm F2 Weather Resist (WR) has completed the small WR trio. Fujifilm also make the “fast” Trinity of … Continue reading Prime Lens Trio
I tend not to talk about photographic equipment in my blog posts. I’ve had a couple of enquiries about my last post, and which camera and lenses I use. Initially … Continue reading Why Fujifilm?
So You’ve got your new camera with a kit lens and are ready to go out and shoot. But before you go you have a look at some online forums … Continue reading Gear Acquisition Syndrome (G.A.S.)
So you’ve taken 11,382 pictures on your new camera, how many have you printed off? Too many people worry about the specs of their camera, or sharpness of their new … Continue reading Print Your Work
My favourite time to photograph is just after some rain has fallen, generally at night or in blue hour. I like the way that artificial light from shops, streetlights and cars … Continue reading After the Rain