People have asked where I got the LED strip light that I use for my light trail images. I got it from Amazon*, and you can get one by going here. It comes with a battery box, but no batteries. * I am not affiliated with Amazon.
Category Archives: Equipment tips
On a recent trip to England’s “Peak District” I reckoned that the landscape would look good in dramatic black and white. I could, of course, do some post-processing, but what if I could get the effect I wanted in-camera? My Olympus E-M10 has a setting that does just that. In the Art Filters menu there’s […]
Yesterday I went to the Wimbledon tennis championships as we had tickets for the Ladies’ semi-final on Centre Court. There are many lists of things at Wimbledon and one of those things is “no lenses over 300mm”. A 300mm lens makes it look about 5-6 times closer than the human eye. I suppose it’s to […]
I was giving my “Movement in Photography” talk at a photo club recently and, whilst talking about use of flash and long shutter speeds, I was asked if I used first or second curtain flash synchronisation. So what does this mean, how does it work, and what are the effects you get? Flash synchronisation is […]
Yesterday (8th June), it was very sunny here in Watchfield. Whilst that isn’t always the best sort of weather for photography, what with the hard shadows and all, it is good weather for using compact cameras. Compact cameras, with small image sensors, need lots of light to give the best image quality. My Lumix TZ-70 […]