Category Archives: Equipment tips

March macro mayhem

A friend recently gave me a bellows attachment.  Bellows allow you to get the lens away from the camera body, and this gives you more magnification.  It was made for an M42 screw-thread mount camera system (think 1950/60’s Pentax or Praktica), so making it work with my Olympus MFT system needed an adapter. Having done […]

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Fancy a remote talk for your club?

I’m doing my first remote talk to a camera club soon.  I’m using GoToMeeting for that one, but I’m happy to work with other conference systems, such as Zoom. I charge my usual fee, but there’s no travel costs, so your club could be anywhere in the country, or even further afield. Current talks: “Movement […]

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Watch what you are doing!

If you sell things on eBay how do you make your adverts stand out and sell quickly or for more money?  Well, one way is to make sure your photography is as good as it can be.  I have seen many examples of photography on eBay where a little thought would have made the images […]

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