Last days of summer …

Last days of summer … As get towards the mid point of September then we also get towards the last days of summer. The long days are already starting to fade away, the lights at home are on a little earlier and I find myself reaching for some slightly warmer clothing in the evening. But […]

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Colour in the garden – picture post

Colour in the garden – picture post I couldn’t ever really say I’m the most enthusiastic gardener, but I do like the garden to look reasonably neat and tidy and I enjoy it most when there is plenty of greenery and plenty of colour. This year has seen us have plenty of that in our […]

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Macro photography with Sigma 107 and Neewer ring flash

Macro photography with Sigma 107 and Neewer ring flash I have been really enjoying getting to grips with macro photography and improving the light source was a game changer for me. With that in mind I have a number of ‘home made’ softboxes of varying sizes, shapes and material and each of them have been […]

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Macro photography at Lyme park

Macro photography at Lyme park During our recent trip to Lyme Park we took some time out to spend half an hour or so with the macro lenses on. I had my Sigma 105mm lens and for the images in the picture gallery used one of my home made soft boxes, which for the most […]

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Macro photography in the garden with the Sigma 105mm

Macro photography in the garden with the Sigma 105mm I have continued to spend a bit of time practising my macro photography with the aim of improving my understanding of the intricacies and techniques with a view to taking decent pictures. It’s not at all easy, in the picture gallery below are my most recent […]

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Macro photography – Canon EOS 90D and Sigma 105mm f2.8 HSM

Macro photography – Canon EOS 90D and Sigma 105mm f2.8 HSM More macro photographs with the Canon EOS 90D and the Sigma 105 f2.8 HSM macro lens. All of these pictures have been taken with one or other of two home made light modifier/softboxes. It’s taken me a number of ‘shots’ to get a sense […]

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