More about R5 AF stuff

Cracked it..? | 20/11/2021
I wrote yesterday about the fact that my new R5 was demonstrating a very worrying characteristic - it would not acquire focus on anything even remotely lacking in contrast. And indeed, even when there was more than enough to be getting ... Read More
Categories Gear

My new canon R5

Yeah, it had to happen, I suppose... | 19/11/2021
New gear motivates me. I'm not ashamed to admit it, either: but for all that, I don't chuck money at kit haphazardly - there's always a reason, a rationale, behind any significant new purchase. And so it is with my new R5.  Much ... Read More
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It's all about the prop blur

These aren't my best, but at least it's photography... | 31/10/2021
My buddie Mark and I were at the Eshott Airfield Fish & Chipmunk Day yesterday (30 October) - a get-together intended to mark the almost airworthiness of their newly-restored Chipmunk trainer. The idea was that planes from around the UK - ... Read More
Categories Trips

Yes, I still take pictures

It's been a slow year... | 20/4/2021
Contrary to appearances, I'm as enthusiastic about my photography as ever, but - what with Covid (which has prevented my photography Other Half Mark and I from travelling - or even associating) and fishing (which I've been doing with my pal ... Read More
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Hope springs eternal

Time to get out with the camera again? | 12/2/2021
Although I grudgingly accept that wildlife photography isn't considered "exercise" under the current lockdown rules (even though, as I can attest from personal experience, it involves a great deal more physical effort than does ... Read More

Lockdown ennui

I support it, I don't have to like it... | 4/4/2020
In the absence of a vaccine, the only way to stop Covid-19 is to stop its spread, and it is right and proper that we all play our part in that by limiting our visits to the outside world to an absolute minimum: and in particular, not going out ... Read More