OLYMPUS Experience Day – Marwell Zoo

Introduction At the end of last year I pre-ordered and then purchased a new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera and among the benefits of pre-ordering the camera was that you could attend a free workshop, there were a number of locations available. Each workshop was centred on a theme linked to the location and... Continue Reading →

Nikon D810 Myths and Truths

I've owned my Nikon D810 DSLR camera for just over a month now and although there are many reasons I changed back to a DSLR from the rather good (in fact better than I imagined) Olympus OM-D E-M1, the main two were the fact that I wanted a bigger sensor and much more resolution -... Continue Reading →

Hartsholme Park – April 2015

Last Sunday I visited Hartsholme Park which at the moment is teaming with life as Spring is definitely here and all of the animals (mostly birds) that live there are have either had their young or are preparing for young. So you have a lot of nest building and courtship and mating going on too.... Continue Reading →

Solar Eclipse

As almost everybody in the UK knows as well as a good proportion of the world, on Friday 20th March at around 09:30 we had a Solar Eclipse of the Sun. This is where the juxtaposition of the moon places it directly between the Sun and the Earth therefore blocking out almost all or some... Continue Reading →

Camera Raw 8.8 now available

Adobe have released Camera Raw 8.8 for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC. DNG Converter 8.8 is provided for all Lightroom customers and Photoshop customers using versions of Photoshop older than Photoshop CS6. The following cameras are now supported: Casio EX-ZR3500 Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i, Kiss X8i) (*) Canon EOS 760D (Rebel T6s, Kiss 8000D)... Continue Reading →

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

After many leaks over the last few weeks, Olympus have finally announced the replacement to the then revolutionary first digital OM camera - the E-M5, this is called the E-M5 MarkII. This helps keep the divisions between the three OM-D cameras. Whilst a few of the features are simple updates that were first seen in... Continue Reading →

Christmas Dogs 2014

A few years ago back when we had two other dogs - Tessa and Topaz, I took a few photographs (snapshots really) of them wearing a full size Christmas hat calling Xmas Dogs. They were captured using a 1.7MP Fuji MX1700 digital camera which in 2000 was the only realistically priced digital camera around; this... Continue Reading →

Lightroom 5.7 Available

Thanks to a tweet from Richard I found out that Lightroom v5.7 has been released today. As I use the Creative Cloud for Photographers plan I will need to use their Creative Cloud application on my mac to do the update rather than download it as the screenshot above suggests. This version of Lightroom adds... Continue Reading →

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