Singleton Botanical Garden with Viltrox 23mm

Sometimes its great to try out a new lens, and fresh in my hands is the Viltrox 23mm F/1.4 prime lens. I knew the group had Singleton Botanical Gardens coming up, so I thought to myself, what better place to try out this lens. It is THE lens I have always wanted (focal length andContinue reading “Singleton Botanical Garden with Viltrox 23mm”

20 Tips For Better Photography

Taking photos is easy, anyone can do it! However, here are my top 20 tips for getting a better photography experience. With many decades of experience in using a both an analogue 35mm camera, digital SLR camera’s and selling photos and services, I have found these to be invaluable! 01. Be prepared the day before – Forget all theContinue reading “20 Tips For Better Photography”

Garden Macro with the Viltrox 85mm

All things macro… I’ve heard good things about attaching the Viltrox 85mm F/1.8 lens to extension tubes and using it as a macro lens. And so, the weather was perfect, the garden had just been watered and I had just attached the Viltrox 85mm lens to 47mm worth of autofocus extension tubes and onto myContinue reading “Garden Macro with the Viltrox 85mm”

A Guide To Making Mono Photographs

Sometimes it’s just nice to strip away the colour from a scene and tell a different story. Sometimes the colours around you are so desaturated, there’s hardly any colour so it may as well be monochrome. There are times that you see the beautiful interplay of shadows and highlights, and only monochrome will work as youContinue reading “A Guide To Making Mono Photographs”