Monthly Archives: January 2011

After conferring with ShadoutCarver

And doing some serious research, from users prospectives not the manufacturers/sellers, I have decided on which Android OS tablet to get. The biggest deciders are one USB host port and a mini USB port, and upgradeable to 20 gigs of … Continue reading

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Another thing that happened yesterday

Three times I got stopped and asked about my “I Am A Local Photographer! Not a Tourist!” shirt. One woman in the bread section of Coles Freo, two girls in the softdrink section, and a gent in the dairy area. … Continue reading

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Busy weekend so far

There is a cyclone (aka hurricane) heading our way. Should mostly just get wind and rain. Not much to worry about ‘local flooding’ as we are high on a hill area. Today was last day of intermediate DSLR classes. I … Continue reading

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Android tablet Test

I have been ‘experimenting’ (for want of a better term) with a low end Android Tablet, called the ePad. Now, comparing it to the iPad would be silly, as that would be like comparing a VeeDub with a Mercedes. Keeping … Continue reading

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Persistence paid off!

I have been getting the wild birds habituated to “Human comes out, fresh watter arrives” as a routine for the past few weeks, but all I have been able to get are blurry photos of the Brown Honeyeater (thanks Gemfyre … Continue reading

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I have been remiss

With Aikidomayland’s on vacation, and DSLR instructions (with me tagging along for moral support mostly) I haven’t been posting often. I have been taking some fantastic photos myself, but haven’t really had the sit down time to sift through them. … Continue reading

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Weekend almost over

Had a great photo instruction session yesterday. Aikidomayland learned lots, and I got to play a bit. I also took photos of our victim errrr model. I am a kind person, all bad photos get deleted and she will just … Continue reading

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OnOne Photo Suite5.5

I had looked at this image processing software for a while, but the price was prohibitive. But just before the holidays, they had a 50% off sale, and you could install it on two computers. So, I took the plunge. … Continue reading

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If it has escaped your noticed

One doesn’t need to watch TV or listen to the radio to hear/read violent political rhetoric. There is this newish invention called ‘the internet’, with some of it’s most prosperous children “YouTube”, Facebook, and hundreds of blogs out there just … Continue reading

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Testing Sigma 18-250

At first I thought my purchase curse had struck again, as it seems that photo taken at the full on 250 zoom has a ‘soft focus’. But after talking with Aikidomayland it turns out that at max zoom, the Sigma … Continue reading

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