This Changes Everything

Thursday, December 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

TL ; DR I have a one-year-old son He was born on my birthday Nothing prepares you for parenthood Things change quickly Prologue “We have to go” my eyes strained [more...]

Bad Advice Part 3: How To Buy A Camera

Sunday, May 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Photography’s a wonderful thing, and with the ubiquity of digital cameras, it has become more accessible to more people than ever before. Cameras are literally [more...]

Extension Tubes

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

If there’s anything I’ve ever felt embarrassed to be lacking, it would be length. But I needn’t worry anymore, with the appropriately named extension tubes [more...]

Panoramic Recipe

Friday, March 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

The circular panorama is an oft-overused tool of photographic post-production. I say overused because I like to use photography to portray still life, in much the same way as [more...]

Ricoh GR – small wonder

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 // 2 Comments

When you do anything to a high level, when you’re a professional in any capacity, you always have a backup plan. Under ideal conditions, things will go according to [more...]

It’s all about light

Saturday, December 28, 2013 // 2 Comments

Recently I purchased as a gift one of those mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (the Fujifilm X-M1 with 27mm lens, if you must know). The receiver of this gift, being [more...]

For Sale: JVC GY-HM100u

Thursday, May 30, 2013 // 3 Comments

JVC GY-HM100u This is a difficult item to sell, because its uses are fairly specialised. For a fairly comprehensive run-down on what this camera is about, click here. For a [more...]

For Sale: Nikon D700

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Nikon D700 – Front View Nikon D700 – rear view This is a camera I have owned since September 2008, and it has served me well. I have quite literally done laps of [more...]

New Photo Gadgetry

Thursday, February 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Sony NEX-6 with Leica Summicron 35mm f/2 Lens It has been a little while since I posted about photography. Sadly I have been very busy and have not been able to update my [more...]

Anatomy of a Photograph

Sunday, May 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

It seems that it has been a while since I last wrote something about photography. It’s not that I’ve given up or anything – far from it, it’s just [more...]

Image Perception and Frame Rates

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 // 2 Comments

A while back, I wrote a little article on screen resolution which hopefully enlightened readers on what it actually means, and demystified the world behind the jargon, which [more...]

Polarize This

Saturday, October 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

To say that equipment doesn't matter (in Photography at least) would be a lie. They say that a bad tradesman blames his tools, but that is only because a truly good tradesman can extract a good [more...]

More Camera Gear Talk

Thursday, September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Kit for turning a DSLR from a still camera into a video camera Many of the loyal readers of this website are probably wondering where I’m at in my mini-sub-career as a [more...]

Notes on Resolution

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 // 2 Comments

Standard anamorphic film with analog soundtracks visible between the image and perforations on the left. The apparent noise you see on the outside of, and in between the [more...]

Truth Behind the Shutter: Advanced Topics

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 // 3 Comments

Curiously enough, I still get asked a lot about things relating to photography. In the previous two installments of “Truth Behind the Shutter” I went over some of [more...]
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