Autumn walk – Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG Macro HSM lens

Getting used to a new lens Earlier this year I added a new lens to my kit bag. The rather snappily titled Sigma 105mm F2.8 X DG Macro OS HSM. It was September when I bought the lens and since then I have written a couple of posts (including pictures), and which you can check […]

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Photography … what’s in my kit bag.

An occasional question. I suppose I would describe myself as a keen amateur photographer with an emphasis on the words keen and amateur. There have been a few occasions when out walking along local canal paths and riverbanks that along with the question what are you taking pictures of? I have been asked what sort […]

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Macro photography – lots to learn

Macro photography I wrote a short post in September about getting to grips with macro photography and then followed that up at the end of the month with a post I called ‘developing my skills‘. Continuing the series This post is the next in the ‘macro series’. On the one hand I am reasonably happy […]

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macro photography – developing my skills

I wrote a few weeks ago about getting to grips with macro photography and posted a set of pictures which you can see here. It’s certainly tricky to get used to what it takes to get a good macro picture, and making sure the light is right is quite a challenge for me at the […]

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getting to grips with macro photography …

It’s only recently that I have decided to give macro photography a go. I have been inspired in the main by my wife who has started to take some stunning pictures with her Canon M50 and dedicated macro lens. The inspiration was such that I put my hand in my pocket and recently added the […]

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