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Review: Filter changing adapters

I have tried quite a few filter changing adapters to mount various filters to some of my lenses. With 4 different filters (currently) to use when I shoot flowers, it is important to have a simple and effective method of changing filters. There are also photographers who use circular polarisers or neutral density filters regularly, who will find at least one of these adapters useful. Continue reading Review: Filter changing adapters

Nigella damascena – white

This is another flower grown in my garden this year. It is a white Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist, Ragged lady). It has a very distinct look in UVIVF, which gives it an ‘Alien’ look like it belongs in the movie ‘Avatar’. All are stacked images. Continue reading Nigella damascena – white

Insect-D-Sight Video

I have just done a video to illustrate Insect-D-Sight (IDS).

I used iMovie to edit the various clips, as well as adjusting custom whitebalance(which is necessary to get the best results). I am quite pleased with my first go at this; I would have done this handheld, but I am not very experienced in videoing, so still learning. But I hope to use the 5-axis IBIS of the Olympus EM-5 to the best effect when shooting this type of video. Continue reading Insect-D-Sight Video