There are times when shooting macro where you will need that extra bit of extension – for me that would be when doing extreme close-up UV-induced visible fluorescence (UVIVF).
Hence I have been building a kit to use with my Olympus EM-5 and the Coastal Optics 60mm F4 APO in Nikon F-mount, when my focusing helicoid will not get me close enough. Continue reading BPM Bellows
I did a test of 10 of my UV-capable 35mm F3.5 lenses today. Continue reading Review: 35mm F3.5 lenses UV shootout
Earlier this year, I bought a set of Phottix Odin wireless triggers ( one transmitter and two receivers) to use with the Sony A7R, HVL-58AM and HVL-F43AM flash. Continue reading Review: Phottix Odin for Sony
I have a daughter who loves attracting birds into our back garden. She has even used her own pocket money to buy bird food for this. Her mum bought her a bird feeder for her birthday this year, and this is kept stocked up with food for the birds. Continue reading Sony A6000 remote control app
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
I have always wanted to shoot bird-in-flight, but never been successful, even with the Canon 7D and Sony A77. With the purchase of the Sony A6000, I wondered if this now be possible especially with the Sony FE 70-200/4 which has pretty fast autofocus. Continue reading Sony A6000 AF-C