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Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carota)

Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carota)

Here’s a photo of Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carota) taken with the Nikkor 50mm f1.8D. I took this photo whilst out on one of our walks with the dog. Link to full size image...

Ivy leaves (v1)

Ivy leaves (v1)

Link to full size image Shot with the Nikkor 50mm f1.8 D on my Nikon D300. Post processing in Photoshop. I used to spend a fair bit of time playing around in Photoshop to...

First walk with the NIKKOR 50mm f1.8

First walk with the NIKKOR 50mm f1.8 D

As I recently wrote, I now have in my possession a NIKKOR 50mm f1.8 D which I am using on my D300. The weather here has been a bit rubbish lately so I’ve not...

Photos taken with the Exakta 70-210mm f4-5.6 MC Macro

Photos taken with the Exakta 70-210mm f4-5.6 MC Macro

A few years back I picked up an Exakta 70-210mm f4-5.6 MC Macro lens with Minolta/Sony ‘A’ mount fitting. I haven’t used this lens a lot because I much prefer to use prime lenses...

Butterflies in the Garden

Butterflies in the Garden

Link to full size image In the garden of the house that I rent we have three Buddleia plants which are well known for attracting butterflies. In fact, buddleias are often known as the...

50mm in the garden

NIKKOR AF 50mm f1.8 D in the garden

Last week I managed to buy a NIKKOR AF 50mm f1.8 D at a very decent price off eBay UK (also known as ‘fleaBay’ or my personal favourite ‘feeBay’). It cost £49.99 including delivery...

Stucco detail in The Alhambra

Stucco detail in The Alhambra

I have been fortunate enough to visit The Alhambra in Granada, Spain, three times, and each time I was blown away the experience. The architecture and design both inside and out is amazing, as...

Tree trunk pierced by its branches

Pierced

Walking around Warren Wood today I photographed a tree. Looking up to its canopy I saw branches poking straight out its trunk, seemingly pierced like arrows shot from a bow. Link to full size...