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Using Old(er) Equipment

I wanted to write an article to try and dispel the myth that one has to have the latest and greatest equipment to take pleasing images. Moreover, the fun is learning what exactly the limitations are of older equipment and when one manages to capture the image as intended, the thrill is even more intense.…

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First Macro Shoot of 2016

Now that Spring is here, the garden is coming to life with insects and I was able to spend a little time in the garden with the Tamron 90mm f/2.8 VC, Nikon D750 and Nissin MF18 Macro Ringflash. I picked up the ringflash at the end of last Summer but haven’t really played with it…

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A Morning At RSPB Dungeness

Dungeness is an odd, beautiful, bleak and fascinating place. The fact that there is a nature reserve there makes it all the more appealing from a photographic perspective, yet, for some unfathomable reason, I’d not actually visited the reserve before. I guess the lack of long lens has always put me off which is silly…

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Photographing Garden Birds

In this article I want to run through how I’ve set up a couple of feeding stations for wild birds in my front garden. Whilst the back garden is considerably larger and arguably more ideal from a photographic perspective (since I could set up a hide), it’s ruled out because we have two house(ish) cats…

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