Category Archives: Creative Photography

LED photo fun!

Light trail photography is fun, and I was thinking of getting a Pixelstick to help push my boundaries in this area.  For an occasional user, it’s what’s called a “considered purchase”, so I wondered if I could get a simpler device to try some ideas out with.  After quite a bit of searching on sites […]

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Happy Christmas and a great New Year!!

For me it’s been a fascinating year photographically.  I’ve moved from dSLRs to micro 4/3rds and I now use a mixture of mostly Panasonic and Olympus gear.  The micro 4/3rds system gives me the image quality I need with the benefits of lighter and more compact bodies and lenses.  The Olympus bodies also have various […]

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Lens distortion? I love it!

Yesterday, Nov 11th, was my birthday and a friend gave me an optical toy as a present.  It was an insect-eye “kaleidoscope” that had a faceted lens at the front.  The lens produces distorted multiple versions of whatever is in front of it. It’s got a quite deep wooden housing as it’s made to suit […]

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