A few weeks ago I visited the Little Orme, one of two headlands found on either side of Llandudno Bay in North Wales (UK). It is a wonderful place to walk and take photographs with fascinating wildlife you generally wouldn’t see elsewhere. At Angel Bay, a small cove that cuts into the Little Orme, you can also watch the resident… Continue reading "This is how well the Olympus Sync IS works for video with the M.Zuiko 300mm f/4"
Last November my team booked our first location wedding and below are some small things that I learned and thought I would pass on to others who may be making the plunge and shooting a destination wedding soon. Flights to be organised for you to arrive to the day prior to the wedding. By organising your flight the day before… Continue reading "What I Learned From Filming My First Destination Wedding"
Need some creative ideas to inject a little spice into your photography? Here’s 20 great ideas to get you started. 1. Play with bubbles (I use this cheap bubble machine and Bubble Mania liquid) 2. Shoot complete strangers; embark on your own 100 Strangers project 3. Stick coloured gels over your flashes to add vivid colour to your images 4.… Continue reading "20 Ways to Experiment with Your Photography"
This shoot was actually a little while ago now but I just haven’t had the time to post it – until now that is. This was a fun little shoot with Brittany Shemmeld from Scene Model Management and Georgia Renee Taun, we did a couple of things on the day but these B&W shots in this cute little outfit were by… Continue reading "Flower Girl with Brittany Shemmeld"
What about if money was no object at all or what if you were on a budget? What photography gear would you purchase? The following lists are of interchangeable lens cameras with branded lenses and flash units (not third party lenses and flashes). All prices have been taken from the suppliers RRP price however I have linked to the cheapest… Continue reading "These Are The Most Expensive and Cheapest Photography Kits You Can Buy"
It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or a professional photographer, sometimes it’s good to cover the basics and that’s exactly what this video is about – how to look after your lenses. Do you enjoy F Stop Lounge? We would love to hear from you, so be sure to follow us on Google+, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. It’s our hope to… Continue reading "How To Look After Your Lenses"
In this video I present the Metabones adapter that I use to mount my Nikon lenses on my Fujifilm X-E2 camera. Check it out if you want to keep your SLR lenses when moving to a mirrorless system like the Fujifilm X Series, Olympus or Panasonic Micro 4/3’s system, or Sony NEX cameras. Do you enjoy F Stop Lounge? We… Continue reading "Metabones Adapter Review to suit the Fujifilm X-E2"
Very recently I got to test out the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 along with one of Fujifilm’s newest lenses, the Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS. I have to say I was extremely hesitant to try out this camera because of the smaller sensor size compared to my larger full frame Nikon D800. My brain automatically equated any 55-200mm lenses to be absolutely… Continue reading "Testing the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 in the Studio"
We’ll as promised readers here are a couple of shots that I took from around the camp where we stayed at Aganoa beach, Savaii in Samoa, I didn’t manage to shoot as much as I originally planned prior to the trip because, yes, you guessed it, I spent the majority of my time in the water surfing. It was after… Continue reading "Surfing in Samoa"
Alkhazur Manakov of Saarland University has developed a reconfigurable camera add-on which gives the user more control over the light before it reaches the cameras sensor. This nifty little prototype sits between the body and the lens of the camera, and multiplies the image into 9 filterable copies which can then be recombined as the user wishes. With minor adjustments… Continue reading "KaleidoCamera Adds HDR and Lytro-Like Focusing to Your DSLR"