Monthly Archives: June 2018

Do you need a travel lens

This is a question that comes up time and time again. When we have a new camera, or lens and we're going away, we want to take everything with us, in case of this, in case of that, but after lugging around a heavy bag that dictates your trip, it can become tiring, frustrating and it can dominate your attention.

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New experiments in self-teaching

I have always been an advocate of experiential learning, for me, the notion of sitting in a classroom being spoken at is anathema, especially for the active mind that invariably struggles to maintain attention.

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What is an empath?

Being an empath is when you are affected by other people’s energies, and have an innate ability to intuitively feel and perceive others.  Your life is unconsciously influenced by others’ desires, wishes, thoughts, and moods.  Being an empath is much more than being highly sensitive and it’s not just limited to emotions. 

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Minolta 58mm f1.4

The market is literally FLOODED with old manual focus lenses, as everyone has moved on the latest autofocus lenses that are fragile, to say the least, but they do perform an important task of autofocusing, but is that always important?

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