The Buttermere Pines

This location has been well & truly covered by thousands of photographers over the years with some fantastic results being shown, so it was time I had a go I suppose. We had been promised a sunny February day and were already staying in the north lakes so it was the opportunity that I needed,…

Full Moon & Sigma 400mm

I┬áhave 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…

Winter’s 1st Cold Snap !

Well the Kruger trip may well be off but at least the Ribble Valley is looking quite photogenic under all this snow. Had a wander out into the countryside today to see what took my eye. Couldn’t get far from the car due to dodgy knee but still managed to capture a few shots. I…