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Dave_Henderson

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  • Macro photography .......

    ...... on a shoestring. When I had my Canon set up one of the lens in the kit was a Sigma 180mm macro, a great lens. I changed my gear over to the M4/3 system and have enjoyed using the Olympus gear for three years now. I got it into my head to give...

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    15 May 2018 12:35PM | Read

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  • A new addition.....

    ...... to my kit, a M4/3 reverse ring lens adapter. Splashed out £3 for the item. Hereís a couple of trial pics using my Olympus 25mm f1.8 lens reversed. Not a bad result ..... cheaper than buying a macro lens. I think Iíll have another for th...

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    11 May 2018 8:45AM | Read

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  • One handed.....

    ...... looking for a composition with one eye on the subject and the other on the exposure values in camera was difficult at times..... I got there in the end....

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    26 Apr 2018 3:14PM | Read

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  • Just about ......

    ....... to get turned in last night when I heard the distant rumbles of thunder getting ever closer. Quickly set the gear up in the kitchen doorway and using the live composite feature on the EM-10, pressed the shutter and hoped for the best. As luck...

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    22 Apr 2018 2:40PM | Read

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  • Smokey....

    ..... during this spell of bad weather the creative side of me took over when dabbling with incense sticks. Had one or two canny results using a combination of different apps. mainly Mextures. Iím thinking about adding text to the next set of experim...

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    6 Apr 2018 7:42PM | Read

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  • An improvement ........

    ........in the weather today gave me the inspiration to have a trip to Newbiggin this morning. Iím glad I went. The stormy seas over the weekend had seen the sand on the beach washed up to and on the prom.The council was there today making a start mo...

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    20 Mar 2018 5:26PM | Read

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  • Stayed in the house today....

    ...... and had a bit of a session with my light tent and crystal ball. Decided to blend in a goldfish...... The second shot was from my trip to Newbiggin yesterday, I wasnít there long, it was like being in the Yukon, blowing a hooly with frequent ...

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    18 Mar 2018 7:53PM | Read

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  • An early start.....

    ...... again this morning. These sleepless hours provide the opportunity to continue experimentations with my two strobes and a light tent. Two lenses this time. Iíll have a different subject on the go for the next round of shots......

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    17 Mar 2018 4:08AM | Read

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  • Experimenting......

    ...... with light and how to acheive something without blown out highlights when using strobes, two in this case...... with the subject inside a light tent...... watch this space.

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    15 Mar 2018 11:26AM | Read

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  • Ploughing.....

    ...... not the fields. It was the turn of the roads yesterday.

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    2 Mar 2018 10:22PM | Read

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  • Up early.....

    ...... again this morning. Looked outside..... the beast from the east has arrived. Out came the OMD 5 with the new 25mm lens on the front...... itís working well.

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    27 Feb 2018 7:32AM | Read

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  • Feeding time.......

    ..... for Lesley, my grandaughters pet corn snake.

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    26 Feb 2018 9:06PM | Read

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  • A piece of new kit......

    ...... tried out at the testing grounds (the park) this morning. The parkie was the model for the first test with the new Olympus 25mm f1.8mm lens.....

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    21 Feb 2018 4:00PM | Read

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  • Had a close shave.....

    ....... this morning and this is the kit I used...... Set up on the kitchen bench atop white card using natural light. Four images focus stacked

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    11 Feb 2018 10:57PM | Read

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  • Itís been a while since I was out and about....

    ...... so yesterday saw me brush the camera down and venture forth..... it was fine for a change. Took the Olympus together with the 40-150mm lens, didnít have a clue what I was after. Got my eye on a couple of opportunities and fired away..... ...

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    9 Feb 2018 2:10PM | Read

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