Tag Archives for " nature "

Dec 21

#1072. Covid Photographic Ramblings #3

By Lad Sessions | Art & Creativity

I spent nearly half a century learning and teaching philosophy, with a couple of detours into the wilderness of academic administration. The students were wonderful, the courses challenging, the friendships stimulating, and the research rewarding. You can learn a lot about the world—and yourself—by studying philosophy intensively, and I commend it to everyone. When I […]

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Parting shot - D800e and 50mm f1.4
Oct 28

#290. Hurry up and wait.

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

Wait. Wait. Wait. Monday. I’ve been waiting a week for the weather and wind gods to deliver a still pre-dawn and waste no time in sending an SMS message to Bernie, my photo buddy in the next village. It’s still not 05:00, but he’s up and about already – as enthusiastic about the conditions as […]

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Jul 29

#261. Menu envy. Not.

By Paul Perton | Opinion

Many pundits flesh out their reviews with (usually) lengthy and often caustic gripes about interfaces – the way the camera communicates with you and how easy it is to set, or change a specific function. Read any Web review. There’s always a section on the menus and how hard (usually) or easy (rarely) it is […]

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Birds
Jun 26

#249. Packing for Perth(shire)

By Paul Perton | Opinion

Holiday time looms. We’ll also be attending two weddings while we’re there, so a couple of weeks before leaving for Europe, it’s time to start my usual agonising game about what camera kit to pack. The Nikon option is usually a D800 and 14-24, 24-70 and 80-200 zooms, with either a spare body, or perhaps […]

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Nov 03

#170. A pond, a pond, my D800 for a pond

By pascaljappy | News

Hi everyone, here is a new guest post from one of my friends and neighbours Philippe V, who happens to be a wildlife expert who recently build a large pond in his garden to photograph aquatic fauna. Philippe V is well known in the area for his wonderful pictures of birds and he’s also shown […]

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