Category: Photography

My photography, cameras, lenses and related articles

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...

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...

Wired

Wired

Back in 2012, I was quite active on Flickr. I was a member of many groups and I was uploading new photographs every day. I wouldn’t exactly say that I was good, but I...

Bugs (July 2019)

Bugs (July 2019)

A while back I purchased a Tamron SP AF Macro 90mm f2.8 lens for my Nikon D300. Despite having another decent macro lens for the Nikon (a Sigma EX 105mm f2.8 D Macro) I...

For Sale: Nikon AF Nikkor 35-70mm F3.3-4.5

Nikon AF Nikkor 35-70mm F3.3-4.5

I have a first version Nikon AF Nikkor 35-70mm 1:3.3-4.5 lens which I don’t use very often so I am thinking of selling it. Before I put it online to sell I thought I...