The Olympus 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 is often referred to as the 'pocket rocket' due to its combination of light weight, great image quality, and low price. I picked one up when I bought my first Olympus body and ... much later ... I realised that I'd never used it. But, seeing as I'm shortly planning a … Continue reading Olympus 40-150mm f4.0-5.6
On the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in Northumberland, England, the fishermen found a novel way to make use of their old herring boats. When the vessel was no longer seaworthy, they would upturn the hull and convert it into a shed. Today, the island is home to a selection of sheds, all of them brimming … Continue reading The boat sheds of Lindisfarne
I've lost count of the number of cameras I've owned over the past 35 years. Some, like the Sony RX100 Mark I, were good friends. Others, like the Canon EOS 300, were just brief flirtations. Yet more are long forgotten, like the anonymous APS which I used for a few years in the late 1990s. … Continue reading How many cameras do you own?
With photowalks, you take the weather you get. And in Scotland, in midwinter, that often means dreich. We got to Barns Ness for one o'clock, which gave us two and a half hours of daylight. The weather forecast was ideal - 'sunshine and clouds'. Featured image: The lightkeeper's house at Barns Ness Lighthouse, Barns Ness, … Continue reading Barns Ness Lighthouse to Thorntonloch Beach