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(2 pictures. ISO 100, 1/5 sec, A: 2,8 Zeiss 16/50mm, Sony A77)

Mahomed has a new lens

I met Mahomed Saleem Khan for the first time during a hike. Mahomed is a vivid (amateur) photographer from Parow (a suburb of Cape Town). Every now and than we come together to exchange ideas and go on a photoshoot of some kind. Last weekend he showed me his new lens; a Tamron 70-200 that …

Not in Photoshop

It’s always good to try and work with other software with their own specific advantages above the big brother… This picture: Sony A77 with Sigma 70-300mm on 120mm. 1/320 sec, F4, ISO 400 Processed in DxO Optics Pro 10, DxO Viewpoint 2 and choice for ‘Vintage’ in DxO Filmpack 4    

An HDR-experiment

This morning I read an interesting discussion about HDR-processing on the blog of Leanne Cole. You might read it as well first (link opens in new window). In the past I experimented with HDR and as many I overdid it every now and than. Nowadays I try to avoid HDR as much as possible but …

After the rain ….. 9

….. is always Sunshine. After heavy rainfall on Thursday 9 May the sun came through and around 9 AM I shot several detail pictures with my Sony A77 with Sigma 70-300 Macro lens. The lens was directed more or less towards the sun. All images in B&W. Today number 9 of 10.

After the rain ….. 5

….. is always Sunshine. After heavy rainfall on Thursday 9 May the sun came through and around 9 AM I shot several detail pictures with my Sony A77 with Sigma 70-300 Macro lens. The lens was directed more or less towards the sun. All images in B&W. Today number 5 of 10.

After the rain….. 3

….. is always Sunshine. After heavy rainfall on Thursday 9 May the sun came through and around 9 AM I shot several detail pictures with my Sony A77 with Sigma 70-300 Macro lens. The lens was directed more or less towards the sun. All images in B&W. Today number 3 of 10.

Cape Dutch Gable

Just after I shot the ducks yesterday afternoon (see previous posting) I focussed on a new house in our street that has a traditional Cape Dutch gable. Used the Sigma 70-300mm and adjusted the Sony A77 camera to twilight to bring some evening sphere in it. No photoshopping needed; just as is. Stanford is our …