August 30, 2018

I have had an anti-reflective coated converted Sony A7 for a while now, but it just occurred to me that with my lens rating for infrared hotspot that I have a system to actually measure how good they are now. I set about testing some lenses on the different cameras and...

June 7, 2018

To some the benefits of shooting a Bokeh Pano will be obvious. The main purpose is to have a wide angle view with a shallow depth of field. You also get a massive resolution (for the little bit that's in focus), but in this post I want to focus on the perspective benef...

February 4, 2018

Switching from DSLRs to Sony's mirrorless system noticeably reduced my camera bag weight and converting it to full spectrum made it more versatile. However, using external filters brought with it a few issues. For one I needed a lot of them (for various lenses), but mo...

January 1, 2018

I've been recommending 85mm f/1.8 lenses for people starting out with the bokeh panorama technique for a long time because I had seen good examples from them. However, until last week I had not actually used one.

If you're not sure what 'Bokeh Panos' are go here.

I was i...

December 11, 2017

A couple of weeks ago I bought the Sigma 135mm Art lens. Primarily and perhaps mentally for shooting bokeh panos. Here it is, next to the previous 135mm lens I used for shooting bokeh panos - the Canon FD 135mm f/2 (Note: Both have adapters attached. The Sigma is longe...

December 5, 2017

Last week I received this camera in the post - The original Nikon F. Here are a few of my thoughts...

Having avoided this camera for a while because I wanted aperture priority I ended up getting one without any metering at all (basic prism) and I absolutely love it! I c...

September 9, 2017

My review of the worlds only fully functional hybrid mechanical & electronic film camera ever made - the Nikon FM3A is now up on the site. Click the picture to read the full write-up, see some images taken on the camera and also some camera porn of the beast itself....

May 1, 2013

My new website. It'll be work in progress for a while as I have lots of content that I want to get on here, but you can now see its development since I bought the domain name and didn't want to waste it. Main topics will be:

  • Portfolio (video games)

  • 3D projects

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