We carved a pumpkin for Hallowe’en this year. It looks even scarier out of focus.Read more "Pumpkin"
This afternoon I took a walk to the weir in Oldbury Court Estate. I particularly like the second photo here – it’s very serene.Read more "Oldbury Court weir"
Oh alright, I’ll tell you the year. It’s not like it was difficult… These photos were taken in October 2010 on a Kodak Brownie Model I. The primitive camera on its own adds a certain aged effect to the photos, but the thing that really makes these photos look old is the accidental fogging. While […]Read more "Guess the year"
Today the Autumn sunlight was beautiful, especially in the early evening. I decided to head over to Clifton Suspension Bridge to try out my new Samyang fisheye lens. First I climbed up the cliff to where the Clifton Observatory is, to get these shots of the bridge as a whole. I’ve been here in the […]Read more "Clifton Suspension Bridge through a fisheye"
I happened to be looking at the website of a company that offers virtual private servers earlier today. This particular company has a box on their front page with a few questions about what you need your server to do, and it recommends you a suitable server package. But I was slightly surprised at the […]Read more "A strange suggestion"
It’s very clear tonight, and there’s a full moon. I’ve tried photographing the moon many times before, but I think this is the best attempt so far. It’s probably due to bits of experience that I’ve gained, such as: mirror lock-up to ensure a shake-free picture stopping down to increase sharpness spot metering to ensure […]Read more "Full moon"
Just now, I posted some pictures of drops of water on my photo blog. I decided to keep it short and pictorial, and to write about the details here, on my geek blog. I’ve never tried taking photos of drops of water before, but I took advice from the comprehensive water drop photography guide. In […]Read more "How to make drips"