Regular Random – Dried Hyrangeas

I ‘borrowed’ some hydrangea blossoms on a recent outing and they have been patiently waiting and drying in the studio, two of the three, was not brilliant, but one little head had dried nicely. This was the subject of my 5 minutes for Regular Random. Using late afternoon natural side light, shot with my Sony…

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Tech Talk – Sony 50mm Prime Lens

So last week I reviewed the Sony 28-70mm Lens (SEL2870) that goes with myย  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 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 – Spring Gerbera Pt 2

Last week, I had such a wonderful time with these fresh cream colored gerbera, I did two different settings, so I did two different 5 Minute Regular Randoms as well Here are the rules for Regular Random: choose a subject or a scene spend five minutes photographing it โ€“ no more! try to not interfere…

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In the studio – Still life with Desley Jane

Looking at the images in this post, you might be thinking you have somehow accidentally stumbled onto Desley Jane’s blog or an advertisement for Lindt Chocolates, and you may be partially right, some of the colors and stylings, props and drops might look very familiar! The reason for that is, I recently visited Desley for…

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Regular Random – Dandelion Seed

I recently acquired some extension tubes for my Sonya7ii (thisย 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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See Differently…

During the month of October, Robyn at Captivate Me asked us to all join in with her wonderful See Differently Challenge. We all took 15 Photos challenging us to see the world around us in a new light……I personally really enjoyed the challenge and pushed myself to mainly use my Sony Smart Phone.Robyn then asked…

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See Differently 14-15

Almost at the end of this fabulous challenge, of course there is no reason to stop seeing the world a little differently, just because the challenge is over ๐Ÿ™‚ OK So this is probably THE WORST photo I have EVER taken, but just look at the swirly patterns and colours……normally I would just delete this.…

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