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Fun with the Sony a7R

September 30, 2016 - Earlier this year I acquired a Sony a7R. For those of you not familiar with it, it's a mirror-less full-frame camera wit...
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When it rains

May 28, 2015 - With the weather news in India and Texas, it's been easy to overlook that a few days ago, the largest storm on earth was...
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Photography with Kodak Ektar

July 10, 2014 - It is becoming a challenge to keep up the film photography, so last month aI made a concerted effort to get through one...
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Photography fun

June 04, 2014 - The weather on the long weekend was rather glorious, and my daughter wanted to take some photos around the Auckland Muse...
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Film is still alive!

April 11, 2013 - It's easy to forget in this world of digital photography, iPhones and the like, that film still exists and people still...
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The Birds of Spring

October 07, 2012 - It's been a tough few weeks for photography as work pressure and turbulent weather has got in the way of employing the c...
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A first look at the HVL-MT24AM

August 12, 2012 - As noted earlier this macro-flash from Sony is basically a rebadge of the Minolta flash that preceded it. This isn't a b...
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The Watcher

August 09, 2012 - Sometimes you can be happy with the subject of a picture, but the background kind of competes with it. So one solution i...
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It’s arrived

August 07, 2012 - My HVL-MT24AM has arrived. The positives is that it has a lot of scope for adjusting light. It even comes with its ow...
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#Macro photography- don’t forget the light

July 29, 2012 - I think one of the major benefits of spending a lot of years peering down a microscope, is that you develop a deep appre...
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Size Matters: Manual focus with the NEX camera

July 23, 2012 - Part III: The Art of Manual Focus The Nex system has, possibly not by intent, become an excellent manual focusing sys...
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Wasted days and nights

February 13, 2012 - I'm currently making the transition into using Adobe Lightroom to manage all my photos. While I can see the advantages t...
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Moving time

January 31, 2012 - I haven't been doing much photo work of late because the family is in the process of shifting. The move isn't dramatic b...
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Last night at the #ICCB

December 13, 2011 - After I gave my paper on the tiger black-market, it was time for a beer or two before the actual banquet. As part of the...
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