It Works…

Today I received 5 rolls of Ilford HP5+ 120 film, surprisingly only two days after ordering it. So, the first thing I did when I got home was pulled out the film change bag and rolled one of them onto a 620 spool to load into one of the Kodak Brownie cameras I mentioned yesterday. …

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Android App – DSLR Controller

Since I bought my new Xperia Z, I’ve been looking into the various photography related apps that are available on the Android marketplace. One app in particular looked really interesting, but first, here’s some background. As anyone with a Canon DSLR should know, most of them include a CD full of software when purchased, and …

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Black Kite

Stepped out the front door to go and get some lunch, and saw eight or nine of these things circling quite low over our front yard and the school oval over the road. Thought I’d try my hand shooting them. The problem is the longest lens I have at the moment is my Zeiss 135mm. …

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Bark Huntsman

I mentioned on Twitter the other day that my mother-in-law caught me a little spider whilst at work. It took me a little while to identify it, and even now I’m not 100% sure. A lot of the spider ID sites I use group spiders by family groups, and she looked very different to most …

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Cyclorana Brevipes

I went downstairs earlier tonight to bring up my uniform that had been hanging out. When I stepped off the bottom step, I noticed a frog sitting in the grass just off the edge. I’d seen this particular species before, and I knew that it probably wouldn’t hang around for long after I’d disturbed it, …

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Photo-A-Day Restart

I kinda fell off the wagon with my photo-a-day thing… It happened around about the time I upgraded my old Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc to a Sony Xperia Z and forgot all about it. To be honest I’m not overly impressed with the Z’s camera. I mean it doesn’t really worry me too much, since …

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