My new favourite focus mode. Its fast, accurate and amazing!

I’ve always been a fan of the basic and most commonly used half press to focus mode, and re-composing if I need to keep focus, while still holding the shutter half pressed. It’s the world’s standard, and for a reason (it just works!), but I’ve been trying something a bit different lately, and it’s beenContinue reading “My new favourite focus mode. Its fast, accurate and amazing!”

Landscape Photography: How To Photograph Waterfalls (Part 2)

Introduction Waterfalls are a magnet for landscape photographers, and even those who wouldn’t typically designate themselves as landscape photographers love a waterfall. They are undeniably photogenic and very difficult to resist, and are usually always at their prettiest at this time of year, in autumn, when the colour palette explodes. Getting the most from aContinue reading “Landscape Photography: How To Photograph Waterfalls (Part 2)”

Do you really miss shots with a prime lens?

Those who know me, know that the majority of the time I will go out with just the one camera and the one lens. A lot of the time, that one lens is the Viltrox 23mm F/1.4, although I have also just been out with the TTArtisan 40mm F/2.8 macro and used it as aContinue reading “Do you really miss shots with a prime lens?”

Photographing wildlife (birds) with the XC50-230mm

We all know that the Fujifilm XC50-230mm is often belittled and very underrated. We looked at Fujifilms most underrated lens recently, and the general feedback was that those who actually use it, really like it, but those who hadn’t used it seemed to think it was just a poor man’s 50-200mm with not much toContinue reading “Photographing wildlife (birds) with the XC50-230mm”