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Day 112 - Back Button Focus

Today something new ... back button focusing - I have not tried it, I can customise my camera to do it, and it is a whole different way of shooting - and a new method to learn. This great post not only explains what back focusing is, it tell…

Day 111 - Shutter speeds and sharpness

A forest walk looking for signs of spring... and today I spotted definite signs that Spring is on its way in the New Forest. I was out with my 18-250mm lens and wanted to capture the detail of Spring at the lowest depth of field, what I hadn't…

Day 110 - Owl Photo Experience Day - Part 2

I have finished editing the 900 photos I took on Saturday for now... I edited down to 349 to keep as raw files, and then edited my favorite ones of those so that I only only sharing my favorite 24... you saw some yesterday, and today I am sharing…

Day 109 - Owl Photo Experience Day - Part 1

Wow, what a day - I spent yesterday on an Owl photography experience day, I had the opportunity to photograph 6 owls that were taken from their home in captivity to a location in the New Forest National Park so that I could take photos of them…

Day 55 - A touch of Sunshine

At the end of my road on a clump of grass there are a small patch of crocus growing, and this morning I decided that more people needed to be aware they were there, the signs of Spring are arriving and I popped out with my Canon 100 mm lens…

Day 50 - Capturing the rain

Not much time for taking new photos today ... and as it's raining... I have captured the rain with the old nifty 50. In the first image I wanted to capture the raindrops on my window - essential for this was a wider aperture - shallow depth…

Day 44 - Aperture Challenge

#Remarkable2015 suggested that it was a great idea to do an Aperture exercise with your camera ... so today I had a go ... in the first instance I used my 100mm canon prime lens - I focused on the red candle in the middle of the staggered line,…

Day 42 - my flowers

I thought I would share my flowers ... I thought I would also play with aperture settings ... then I decided to switch to manual and add a little flash (off camera). The lens was my canon EF 100mm, I used a tripod and kept it in the same position…

Day 37 - Aperture and zoom

Emma posted another focus today for #remarkable2015, this time on Aperture - you can watch her videos on it here... and I really recommend signing up...  so today I headed out with my Sigma 18-250 mm lens (my old best friend in terms of lens)…