Monthly Archives: February 2022
… for a phone – even what was until a few days ago the top model in the Samsung range! Just an experiment with the phone on 20x, mounted on a tripod, and fired using a bluetooth remote.
The first time I have been further outside the house than the garden this year – and probably a couple of months of last year. It was very cold, but nice and sunny, and the days are definitely getting longer, … Continue reading
This is the largest patch that I have in the garden. I should really try to get to the park where there are far more near the priory, but getting there is a problem, and if I am going there … Continue reading
A good friend lent me his new iPhone 13 Pro Max for an hour to try out and compare with my Samsung S21 Ultra.I was particularly interested in how they compared for close up work. In a brief test it’s … Continue reading
I used this single shot at f32 rather than a focus stack. I thought that the minimum aperture would help with depth of field, but I was concerned about possible diffraction. Rather to my surprise I can’t see any diffraction … Continue reading
Quite strong winds, stronger here than the previous 2 storms. Bewdley and Ironbridge, which are not that far away, have been hit particularly hard. I’ve now found an option in the Android app Camera FV-5 for simulating long exposure times, … Continue reading
In the past the yellow crocuses used to be torn to pieces by the sparrows, but now there are no sparrows the new ones which were planted last year are doing quite well.
The first one in flower – more to follow I hope!
We are very lucky here in the Black Country – it has been a bit windy, but nothing exceptional. In order to try to capture the effect of the wind I had to use a 4 second exposure, and as … Continue reading
Usually all I see of the woodpeckers is a back or side view!