Category Archives: Photography

Canon 550D and Sigma 30mm f1.4 combination front focus problem

It was pointed out by Gregory.Rotter on that this camera/lens combination was front focusing. Now because I’m a newbie with an untrained eye I hadn’t noticed this. After a bit of google action I came across a test sheet, … Continue reading

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Back lit wine glass

IMG_0027, a photo by ianganderton on Flickr. Camera Canon EOS 550D Exposure 0.02 sec (1/50) Aperture f/5.6 Focal Length 135 mm ISO Speed 100 Back lit with flash 430 EXII fired wirelessly at 1/8th but with a piece of paper … Continue reading

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DECEMBERFEST photo challenge

Phil Page suggested on the forum to have a DECEMBERFEST challenge. The idea being to aim to post a photo a day for every day of December while also limiting yourself to just one camera lens combination. I’ve chosen … Continue reading

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Gordon’s Project (Photos)


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Surfari #7,Joe’s Point, Asilah, Oman. (AGAIN!!!)

3 day weekend, civilised temperatures, reliable surf, tough get ins at Knuckles and turtles nesting below the camp I’m loving the weekend trips to Oman surfing. Here are some photos from this weekends trip. Click on the photos to go … Continue reading

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Pics from the weekends surf safari to Oman

Just a quick post to show some photos from the weekends surf trip to Oman. 4 fantastic days organised by Carl of Surf Shop Dubai and Surf Adventures UAE. As you can see in the photos Joes Point was a beautiful location … Continue reading

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Hyperfocal distance card for download

In my quest to learn to be a better photographer I’ve come across the concept of hyperfocal distance. In this post I’m going to look at what I’ve learnt, how I’m using it with my Canon 550D and provide a … Continue reading

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