About one week ago Adobe put out their newest Lightroom iterations, and a faithful subscriber to their monthly photography plan I grabbed the updates. On paper, Lightroom CC - the new one, please do not mistake it for the previous Lightroom which is now called Lightroom Classic CC, confusing, isn't it? - is a very... Continue Reading →
“What has it got in it’s pocketses!?”
Do you know this famous outcry of Gollum when he's unable to solve Bilbo's unintended 'riddle'? The question is a valid one. What have we got in our pocketses nowadays? I guess most of us carry a shiny square of metal/glass/plastic that has become the Swiss Army Knife of our civilisation, if I may call... Continue Reading →
No, that’s (unfortunately) not the number of visits on my blog 😉 It’s the serial number of my humble Pentacon 135mm f:2.8 lens. No, not the so called Bokeh Monster, the cheap one. I didn’t even notice it until I had to take the lens apart to clean the inside elements and to fix the... Continue Reading →
All Curves – The Asahi Pentax Spotmatic
This is a quick review about another camera I got dirt cheap, and even cheaper than the Praktica MTL5B I wrote about here and here. This camera is the magnificent Asahi Pentax Spotmatic SP1000. Definitely not the top model of the Spotmatic dynasty, but still a very capable tool. And it feels like a tool.... Continue Reading →
The weather is mocking me!
It’s been cold and wet mostly the weeks prior to my surgery, in my mobile days and now that I’m codemned to sitting at home with a maximum of 10 Minutes of staying upright per hour, the sun’s out and temps will go to an unseasonable 20 plus degrees celsius (68 F). So I have... Continue Reading →
I’m back…. and meaner than ever!
All went well according to the doc! Hope he’s not joking this time.
Here we go!
I told the doctor I was very scared! He said: ‘me too’ Funny guy!
Something New – back to the old stuff!
Some days ago I asked you HERE about something I tried on my blog, integrating photos uploaded to SmugMug as a slideshow in the gallery part of my site. Thanks for the numerous comments and for trying it out. It appears that either, the photos are not appearing, not due to SmugMug but when you're... Continue Reading →
P.S.: I reverted to the 'old' style gallery as there were too many inconsistencies with using SmugMug in conjunction with this blog. Hi all, I try something new in the GALLERY! <-- click on this link or on the Gallery in the Menu. A link to an album I uploaded to SmugMug. Can you just... Continue Reading →