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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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Jun 20

#246. Shooting the tide

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

Full moon was last week, but the tides down here on the Southern Tip have been pretty impressive for the last few days. Yesterday afternoon, there were some big rollers coming in from the South Atlantic – time for some wave shots.     Our particular stretch of coast is pretty rugged, with little beach […]

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Sunset at Kogel Bay
Jun 18

#244. Limbering up

By Paul Perton | Opinion

In the couple of weeks since I got back from Greenland, winter has arrived full-on in the Cape. The weather has gone from it’s usual late autumn balmy to wet, overcast and decidedly chilly. The thermometer plunged to 1C the other morning; a definite reminder of my recent Arctic trip. So, it’s been a couple […]

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Evening wake, Ilulisat ice fiord
Jun 01

#234. Evening wake

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

There are several ways to see Greenland’s icebergs. Walking any distance away from the country’s few settlements soon takes on marathon proportions, as the snow remains knee deep all year ’round. Another is a boat trip that can get you into the Ilulissat icefjord, close to the action and with a knowledgeable skipper, keep you […]

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Feb 19

#201. On test: Nikon 50mm f1.4

By Paul Perton | Review

Nikon moves ahead – it’s full frame camera line-up is currently topped by the D800e and the soon-to-be announced D4something. The big N has done a similar job with it’s lenses, delivering increasingly interesting glassware for the serious amateur and pro alike. Clearly, this isn’t altruism, more an attempt to fend off the charge of […]

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