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A Macro Ring, A Nifty Fifty and A Flash - Macro Photography On A Budget

Do you remember as a child, the joy of wandering around the garden with a magnifying glass, discovering beauty on a different level.The detail, the intricacy, the alien-ness of this world. Well that world still exists and better still, our modern cameras can capture that beauty with a few small additions. Think you need a dedicated and expensive macro lens, think again, you may even have most of what you already need.

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PhotoPills: The Planner Toolbar

This year I have been trying to work on my scouting skills. The aim is to start to build up a database of places to go and the kids of conditions which will suit those conditions. To help this I have decided to use Photopills to gather the information.

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Making Better Landscape Images

Blue and Pink v3Castlepoint Lighthouse, Wairarapa

Most people have taken an image of a beautiful scene in front of them, only to be disappointed when they saw the finished image. This can be confusing and frustrating. Landscape photography looks easy, after all hasn't nature done all the work already? In some ways yes but there is so much more to it.

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