My Other Birding Lens
Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 – Long term review of this superb telephoto prime. How does it stand up to the 100-400mm options and how much better is the image quality?
The Perfect Lens and Why They Dont Exist
When it comes to lenses there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all. You have to try a lens before you know if it really suits you, and sometimes you grow out of the old one and move onto something new. just like us photographers, no lens is perfect.
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport
Lens review for the latest of the Sigma super telephoto zooms, a sports model that reaches 600mm and delivers exceptional image quality. Don’t let the f/6.3 specification fool you, this lens is sweet to the edges and delivers fast and confident autofocus to make chasing wildlife a pleasure.
Light and Lovely Macro
Few people take full advantage of extension tubes, but they are affordable, light and easy to use. Turn your telephoto zoom into a macro lens within seconds and explore the world of all things small.
Stillness of the Mind
Stillness of mind is not merely about focusing your attention to the task at hand, it's about allowing your creative energy to flow unimpeded and to allow your life to be experienced in full. This moment right here is all that exists, now is all we have.
Love is a Lens
Can you truly love your photography if you don't love your camera? It's the lenses I truly love however, that's where the character comes from.
Soft Focus and Fine
Shallow depth of field is a powerful technique to have in your creative tool kit. It’s not just about funky portraits either, it’s good for almost every genre of photography.
Meet the Mistletoebird, a very small but quite amazing little song bird.
Sunbirds in the Carpark
If your goal is to catch great photos of birds, your best opportunities might be easier to access than you imagined.
The most recurring theme for a travel photographer is to seek to understand something about your subject before you photograph it. The first step is towards understanding is physically getting closer to your subject.