23 May 2015, 15:13
So I’m still shooting (I even have another new lens), but editing and posting photos here is too much effort. I’m kinda busy at the moment.
One of the reasons I’m busy is that we’ve moved house (still in Kilbirnie). To an actual house this time. With butterflies and asbestos.
We’re having a “chocolate party” on the Friday the 12th of June at our new place, kinda as a flat warming, but not really. It’s more a “we have too many chocolate fountains, let’s use them” thing. If you’re interested in coming and haven’t been invited on Facebook (either because you’re not my friend or I somehow missed you), contact me.
In other news, I’m thinking about some doing some slightly more formal photography stuff and still waiting for permission to purchase the 24-70 I’ve had my eyes on for awhile.
Posted by Michael Welsh at 03:13.
22 October 2014, 20:50
Got green as the word today. When I came home, after puzzling how to isolate something green (I was thinking a typical “flower in grass” shot in reverse), I saw that Melissa still had cling-ons from her frolicking in the lawn. So I made her go out into the sun so I could take a nicely lit photo of it.
Posted by Michael Welsh at 07:50.
21 October 2014, 19:28
My tripod doesn’t stand very still. It might have helped if I had taken the battery pack off. Though I couldn’t get the mirror to stop smacking the camera around, which doesn’t help. I also know it’s oriented incorrectly. The transpose is left as an exercise.
I’ve increased the size of the images I upload. Still tiny, but they’re now no longer than the short side of screen.
Posted by Michael Welsh at 06:28.
20 October 2014, 22:07
That’s my new rattle, recently returned from the shop.
Posted by Michael Welsh at 09:07.
10 October 2014, 19:42
Walking home, I saw some daisies in direct sunlight, so shot them. No word today as I forgot.
The small (1024px max) previews I upload don’t show the full power of my shots. I think this will be another case in which the insane detail gets lost in the compression. Maybe I should upload larger previews. Though you can also see stuff like colour bleeding (ugh) and it’s much more obvious when focus misses. I’ll think about it.
Posted by Michael Welsh at 06:42.