Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie

English: The first photographic portrait image of a human ever produced. "Robert Cornelius, head-and-shoulders [self-]portrait, facing front, with arms crossed", approximate quarter plate daguerreotype, 1839 or Nov.. LC-USZC4-5001 DLC Also see: Library of Congress, American Memory, complete source description. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Selfies came to prominence in the early 2010’s when improvements in design -... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

Many of my photographs are taken using the Sigma 10-20mm wide-angle lens fitted to my camera. With a wide-angle lens I can fit more into the frame, especially usefully if I am working with wide open landscapes or the cramped interior of a church as I often do. The downside of a wide-angle lens though is... Continue Reading →

World Pentax Day

Well actually World Pentax Weekend. Over the weekend of the 23/24 May Pentax camera users from around the world are encouraged to go out and have some fun doing what we all love best, Photography. We can then upload our favourite photos to the World PENTAX Day gallery, giving a snapshot of the entire world,... Continue Reading →

Shop Local

  There is a lot to be said about shopping local and supporting your local camera shop. Today I had a problem in that I fitted an older Macro Lens to my new Pentax K-30. It wouldn't come off afterwards and I thought I had ruined the camera or would have to send it back for repair.... Continue Reading →

Olympic Photographs, Not On Here

  The rules and conditions for using a camera at the Olympic games are pretty draconian, for instance; Section 19.6.3 states that: "Images, video and sound recordings of the Games taken by a ticket holder cannot be used for any purpose other than for private and domestic purposes and a ticket holder may not license,... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑