As a macro and infrared enthusiast photographer, what better way than to photograph when combining the two photographic disciplines ! So on a recent visit to Alners Gorse butterfly reserve this summer, I just went armed with my Infrared Converted 20D Camera and a 100mm macro lens and a tripod. (A slight lie – I took a normal colour camera too – just in case of something special). My 20D
In the second of my series of tutorial articles looking at stacking software, I take a look at focus stacking with Helicon Focus from Helicon Soft. Again I am just going to let the software do all the work, the only tweaking being some dust and noise adjustments on the final image which I cropped slightly round the edges due to the odd artifact showing and to improve the image
Took a visit to Stanpit Marshes on Sunday, on a cold -2C February afternoon. The weather was fairly overcast and the tide fairly far out but I did manage to record the following images of the local wildlife.
Towards the end of last year I was made aware of this Variable ND filter from 7 day shop which offers a variable ND filter range of between 2-8 stops. The price for this at the time was £33 for a 77mm fit filter. Much cheaper than other options I had seen such as the Big Stopper. Although that filter does do 10 Stops. The advantage of a ND