Tag photography

Trying Polarr

I’ve tried a few photo apps for iOS. Quite a few. None have quite measured up for one reason or another, but Polarr is looking pretty close. Most of the time, I’m ok with the editing tools in the standard…

Not Shooting Wide Open

I tend to shoot any lens wide open – at its widest available aperture – whenever I can. When I can’t because it’s too sunny, I’ll sometimes use a neutral density filter to cut the light down so I can.…

Legacy Lenses and Battery Life

One of the complaints people often have about Sony’s E-mount cameras is their battery life. They don’t get the life most SLRs get. Sony could fit bigger batteries, but then the cameras would be bigger and heavier, and one of…

Failing at Patreon

I tried to set up and run a Patreon account for my photography, with the idea that people would pay to see sets of photos. It failed, and I’ve given up and closed it down. This is just a bit…

Apple SD Card Reader for iOS Devices

I love this little device: Simple little trick there – it’s labelled to show which way up the card goes in, but in Apple style, it’s labelled with a tiny, pale ‘icon’ logo, which is quite difficult to see. Every…

Panorama Stitcher: PanoEdit Returns

My favourite panorama stitching software, PanoEdit, vanished a few years ago. The version I had still worked, but I’d been quite aware ever since that if a new version of OS X came along that it didn’t work with any…

Take a Picture

A man photographs two women at the Crikey It’s Vintage fair at Killerton.