Full Moon & Sigma 400mm

I have wondered for a while whether my Sigma 120-400mm telephoto lens was sharp or not. I have done tests before but they were inconclusive. So, time for a scientific approach; what could cause soft photos:- camera shake, poor focus, image stabilisation, technique, quality of lens. Camera shake: To eliminate this I put the camera on…

Planning 2011

I’m starting to think about what to shoot (photographically that is!) this year & where to do it, my list looks like this so far: Red Kites at Gigrin Farm     http://www.gigrin.co.uk Puffins at either Bempton Cliffs, Skomer Island or the Farne Islands     http://www.welshwildlife.org/skomerIntro_en.link Kruger NP, South Africa     http://www.sanparks.org/parks/kruger Seals at Donna Nook     http://www.wildsight.co.uk/articles/donna-nook.html City Night…