Friday 4 November 2011
Comments Off on Lens Loop
What is a Lens Loop? It is a replacement camera strap made the same kind of nylon webbing used for vehicle seatbelts with a sturdy clip-hook hanging off the bottom. It also comes with a metal hoop attached to a … Continue reading
Friday 8 July 2011
Comments Off on First, Read the Instructions
One of my duties as a moderator on the Digital Photography School forums is to contribute my votes for the weekly assignment.From the entries posted during the first week which meet a couple of simple criteria (including the assignment title … Continue reading
Wednesday 9 February 2011
Comments Off on When To Use Manual Mode?
When to use manual mode on my camera? That was a question posed on the DPS forums this morning. For me, the answer is almost all the time. I am forced into that because my favourite lenses only work in … Continue reading
Friday 4 February 2011
Comments Off on Answer the Question!
I have just indulged myself in a gentle mini-rant on the current DPS Assignment (“Still Life: Flowers“). It boils down to the fact that, if we just wanted flower pictures, we would not have bothered putting “still life” in the … Continue reading
Thursday 25 November 2010
Comments Off on Why Tweet?
A discussion on the Digital Photography School forums today had me thinking about why I’ve stuck with Twitter and find it a useful tool. I find it serves three purposes: It raises my peripheral awareness of how friends and acquaintances … Continue reading
Saturday 5 June 2010
Comments Off on DPS Bookmarklets
In my role as a moderator on the Digital Photography School Forums I find myself repeating the same reminders again and again, such as “Please don’t quote other pictures in the assignment”. It would be ideal if the forum software … Continue reading