Using ND filters handheld

Most photographers will be familiar with the use of an ND filter to smooth water, create streaks of clouds overhead or shoot landscapes in the brightest sunlight. But I'm fairly certain that a large proportion of those people would also assume that a camera with an ND filter has to be used on a tripod.… Continue reading Using ND filters handheld

Photography in the Fall

After quite a long hiatus while we moved house this year I feel as though I'm now getting back into the swing of things. At the start of the pandemic I bought a Fuji X100v, primarily with the intention of shooting some street photography. The fixed 23mm lens is an ideal focal length for that,… Continue reading Photography in the Fall

Photographing a heron and Waxwings

So the Great Blue Heron is back in all his glory. He was around briefly over winter but his beautiful blue had gone a dull brown. Now that we're in Spring he'll be on the lookout for a mate and his colours are a big part of his attraction. Spotted this guy yesterday on our… Continue reading Photographing a heron and Waxwings