Regular Random – Honeybees

I recently bought myself a new macro lens for the Sony, I borrowed one off a friend to try and really liked it a lot, so with some birthday money I bought my own. I really was missing my big Tamron for macro, but this is much smaller, lighter and exceptional quality. While visiting one…

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In The Studio – Still Life with Lisa

The first day of Spring was wet cold and quite horrible, I had invited a fellow photographer friend over to practice some photography skills in the studio, it had been far too long between Still Life shoots for me. I had borrowed a friends 50mm Macro lens to try on my Sony a7, as I…

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Tech Review – Vello 16mm & 10mm Extension Tubes Review

I bought my Sony a7ii back in September last year and have been working with it a lot, especially the last few months. I found working with a full frame mirrorless to be more challenging to swap over than I thought…I have no idea why. Apart from swapping brands I also swapped lenses, which meant a…

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Tech Talk – Sony 50mm Prime Lens

So last week I reviewed the Sony 28-70mm Lens (SEL2870) that goes with my  Sony a7ii mirrorless DSLR Camera, which I reviewed the week before. So this week I will post my review of the Sony 50mm prime (SEL50F18F). This is a fabulous lightweight lens, with a wide aperture. At first, I wasn’t over the…

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Tech Talk – Sony 28mm-70mm Lens

This is the kit lens that came with my Sony a7ii mirrorless DSLR Camera, which I reviewed last week. This Sony 28-70mm (Model – SEL280) is a compact, lightweight general purpose zoom for Sony’s full-frame E-mount cameras, like the a7ii and A7Rii. There is a little controversy over it; apart from the metal mount and…

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Tech Review – Sony a7ii Mirrorless Digital Camera

Some of my most popular posts are tech reviews, so I have reviewed my Sony a7ii mirrorless digital camera

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Regular Random – Dandelion Seed

I recently acquired some extension tubes for my Sonya7ii (this a tube fitted to a camera between the body and lens to shorten the distance of closest focus of an object so that close-up pictures can be taken). As much as I love the new Sony, I don’t have a macro lens and they are expensive,…

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Super Moon……….Super Clouds!

The Moon is coming the Moon is coming……..sounds a little like Chicken Little and The Sky is falling, The Sky is falling; doesn’t it. There was a lot of hype over this particular Super Moon, but it really was not all that spectacular. If you read this post by Gary Hart, he explains it all quite…

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Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8 – Lens Review

A few weeks back I got a new Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8 lens for my Birthday, there are several reasons why I bought it, even though I did put it off for quite a while trying to decide if it was a good buy and ‘right’ for me. I already have a 50mm Prime lens…

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A deconstructed rose…

What started as a bit of playing around with Desley in a workshop has turned into a bit of a thing; for both of us. The whole deconstructed flower study, it is of great interest to cut things up and see what we find. It’s also Macro time, I’m slowly getting used to the whole…

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