Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8: What’s new with the G2? — Photofocus

I have been using the original Tamron 28-75mm Sony E-mount lens as my studio workhorse few several years now. I love it. It’s small, lightweight and compact, but packs a punch. 25 more words Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8: What’s new with the G2? — Photofocus

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Share your world – 16th November 2021

It’s been lovely being out of lockdown, but the weather has turned nasty, like being back in Winter…ahh Melbourne! However, I can’t complain. I finally had my first workshop on the weekend, I had a friend come to stay for a few days. We went out for lunch and dinner (at a restaurant!) and I…

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Protea in the gardens

I spent a lovely morning with the protea in the backyard, now a tremendous storm has just gone through. I haven’t been out there to see the damage yet, but I at least have my photos til next season. I captured these beauties with my 90mm macro. I totally adore this lens, whats not to…

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Exploring Cloudehill & more

I know I have already shared some recent images of Cloudehill with my Velvet56, but I thought I’d share some of the other images as I took along my other camera and a 28-75mm Tamron lens. I also went for a lovely drive after the gardens, as it was such a gorgeous day and stopped…

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Share your world – 11th November 2021

Today is actually Remembrance Day here in Australia, not even a public holiday, just a moment of silence to remember all those who have fallen in war. I stood at the curb of my local shopping centre, waiting for my lift, so yes I stood silently…nobody else seemed to. Very weird. Anyway no more on…

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Capturing gorgeous flowers with an ultra-zoom — Photofocus

Capturing gorgeous flowers with an ultra-zoom is made easy with Tamron’s new 18-300mm lens, but it doesn’t stop at macro. Tamron’s obsession for getting in close to your subject with an ultra-zoom lens means that you can shoot from as little as 19mm, making it perfect for capturing macro (1:2) flowers. But it really doesn’t… Capturing…

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Creating a fun energetic scene for kids celebrating the holidays — Photofocus

When it comes to working with young, energetic and excited kids for Christmas photos, it pays to be a little prepared. Work out roughly what you want to achieve ahead of schedule and then be prepared to work on the fly if it all falls apart. 10 more words Creating a fun energetic scene for kids…

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Working with chocolate — Photofocus

Mmmm … chocolate. Nothing quite makes a dessert like chocolate. But when it comes to food photography, that one substance can be tricky to work with. Here are a few tips that might just save the day. In general Try not to handle chocolate with your hands, as body heat and natural oils can affect… Working…

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Spring Outings – Cloudehill Gardens

I have been going to Cloudehill gardens for many years now, it’s only about 15-20 minutes down the road, I visit as often as I can. I have missed it terribly during the last lockdown and missed many Spring flowers, but it was so nice to be able to visit with my new Lensbaby Velvet56…

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What really is ISO in photography? — Photofocus

ISO isn’t necessarily what you think it is — it’s really just digital gain. Let’s take a little look at what ISO really is, and why it matters. 28 more words What really is ISO in photography? — Photofocus

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