Member Blogs

Frogs and Toads

This week has seen the start of breeding season for the frogs and toads that live in our local pond.  I took an iPhone shot the other day and recorded the sound they were making with the intentio...

Mac Studio – Which One to Buy?

Short answer – buy the entry-level and add as much storage as you need.   Why.  I’ve been using the M1 MacBook Air with 8 CPU cores and 8GPU cores with 16GB RAM for around a year...

M1 Pro/Max Reviews – Thoughts and Pricing

The reviews of the new MacBook Pro laptops have started to com in now, and all looks good.  More than good.  They look really impressive.  However my final thoughts I had on my last blo...

Food, Glorious Food

I recently had the opportunity to photograph a ‘pop-up’ restaurant that was part of a culture experience at one of the local galleries.  My job for the evening was to document the eve...

Bigger Apples – The Wait is Over.  Kind of.

A few months back I was asked should one buy the M1 or wait and my advise was to wait.  Now here we are 3-4 months later and new toys have arrived as expected. The good news if you wanted a new MacBoo...

Starting in Infrared.

I have been umming and ahhing over getting my 7D Mk2 converted to IR, but after doing some research I found it cheaper to buy one that had already been converted. So I bought a Canon 550D that had alr...

Tigers

Taken at ZSL Whipsnade, with the R6, 400mm f2.8 is II and of course heart 🙂  

It’s all Howard’s Fault :-)

Today I had planned to go motorcycling – not something I’ve had the chance to do that often recently… Then Howard messaged me, enquiring about Solar imaging software and my brain swi...

Resting Peacefully

Near the campsite in Rhandirmwyn we were staying at over the bank holiday we discovered a small cemetry that was no longer being used, I had a little investigate and found some really beautifully carv...

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