Category Archives: Photography

Just because you don’t like the answer doesn’t mean it’s wrong

A guy made an announcement on an Olympus users page, to not use the Panasonic 100-400 lens, as it would grind and cause metal shavings.  I told him we had tried that very lens on 3 different Olympus M43 cameras … Continue reading

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With the last Adobe product going subscription only

Now that Lightroom has gone subscription only, no longer offering a stand alone, many people are looking for alternatives again.  So far, I find AlienSkin Exposure 3, On1 Photo Raw, and Topaz Studio to be the strongest contenders.  Exposure 3 … Continue reading

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If there had been any doubt about the decision for knee surgery

This morning I saw sparkling water drops on some pretty purple blossoms, and I noticed both my small Geraldton Wax seedlings (still called seedlings until they reach 1″ across the base) were in danger of being swamped by weeds. I … Continue reading

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It wasn’t *too* bad

Yesterday was the first time I had been out on photoshoot since Sydney trip.  I managed it well enough, was rather tired and sore, but not overly so. Not until this morning.  Creak, crack, wince, hobbled my way to the … Continue reading

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Better than I expected

Don’t get me wrong, I loved my Tamron 24-70 f/2.8, fast to focus, and the image quality was excellent, but I kept finding myself trying to zoom past the 70mm mark. It didn’t quite have the reach.  So, instead of … Continue reading

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In with the new, out with the old

Attended the #PhotoLiveExpo2017 at Novatel, in Perth, yesterday. Bought a new lens at a discounted price. Wing had a bit of a snit about it until I told him I was selling my Tamron 24-70 to fund the purchase. Went … Continue reading

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There are definitely more fish in the sea.

You know, everyone goes on and on ad nauseum about Adobe Products. Why? It’s not like they are the end all be all of image development/editing.  ‘Industry standard’? Adobe itself labeled themselves that, and it stuck. Here is a list … Continue reading

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