On photography forums I see a lot of confusion about what is meant by prime lenses, zoom lenses, and telephoto lenses in particular. A zoom lens is able to change its focal length, i.e. to zoom in and out. This does not necessarily mean that it is a telephoto lens. A prime lens has a […]Read more "Prime, zoom, telephoto or wide angle lens?"
I spent most of the day around Glastonbury, photographing the Tor from various areas outside the city and exploring the former Glastonbury canal. I took four cameras with me; the digital one stayed in its bag and I shot lots of pictures with the three film-flavoured cameras. Unfortunately I didn’t finish any of the films […]Read more "Another sunset at Troopers Hill"
This weekend Fraser (my best-man-to-be and arch-enemy friend of old) visited so we could go wedding suit shopping with my dad, my brothers, and Hannah’s dad. Success – we found some suits in a suit shop! Who’d have thought? I dunno why women make such a fuss about shopping 😉 So with time to spare, […]Read more "Severn Beach Sunset"
I’ve had this photo in my head for a while, but only recently got round to taking it. I like it. Canon FTb camera with Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens, lit with single desk lamp. Expired Jessops Pan 100S film, developed in Ilford Microphen.Read more "Hands"
Yesterday there was wonderful Spring weather here in the South-West, so I decided to take a drive into Somerset and visit some of the places that have been on my “to-visit” list for ages. I ended up in the tiny village of West Quantoxhead, where the church of St Etheldreda (apparently also known as St […]Read more "West Quantoxhead"