I do take a fair number of close-up photographs, not as many as other styles of images I take, but a few. The three here are a fair representation of the subjects I sometimes take when I get in close. I do take flowers, both in colour and monochrome, but the latter are by far … Continue reading Get In There
The following three pictures were all taken at St Mary the Virgin church at Broughton Castle in Oxfordshire. I was using a Nikon D800 and a Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 lens which really came into their own inside the church and to take pictures of the tomb inside of Sir Thomas Wykeham and his wife. The … Continue reading Photographs #8
Today was a visit to the Black Country Living Museum. The last time I was there nearly a year ago, it had snowed and I got some very nice images. Today however there wasn't any of the white stuff although it was very cold and as the day went on it got even colder. The BCLM … Continue reading Out and About: Black Country Living Museum
Well I've gone and ordered a 'nifty-fifty' this evening from the good people at Wex, and if their delivery is true to form I should have it tomorrow.I was out today with my D800 and the 18-35 Nikkor, trying to complete an assignment for the S13 group and whilst the 18-35 performed brilliantly as usual, … Continue reading 50mm f/1.8 G ordered
As you know (if you read this blog) I have recently bought a Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G for my D7100. The original blog is here if you wish have a look. As the post says, I really enjoyed using the 35mm (equivalent of a 50mm on full frame) to such an extent that I … Continue reading Justifying a standard
I have just ordered another lens for my Nikon kit. I have been thinking for some time that I need a standard lens. Something that has a 50mm focal length, fairly fast, light and small enough to take on holiday together with a small zoom. Right from the start I wasn’t going to get a … Continue reading Scored another Nikkor.