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Better Focus Control with Back-button AF

September 08, 2015 - How do you focus? To ask the question more precisely, how do you tell the camera when to focus? Or, in even simpler term...
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Scotland on a Mountain Bike

April 30, 2015 - I’ve just got back from a superb week mountain biking in Scotland. Obviously in this blog I’m going to concentrate on ph...
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Touch and Go?

March 06, 2015 - I’ve just completed the text for the Expanded Guide to the Nikon D5500. This is definitely a first draft; there is still...
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Truth and Consequences

February 24, 2015 - I’ve recently had a slight contretemps on a Facebook group. The main lesson is probably to reflect more carefully on whe...
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OS Photofit – not as bad as it was

February 11, 2015 - The Ordnance Survey has just launched a competition called OS Photofit. It’s asking photographers to enter images for th...
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Nikon D400 – will it ever happen?

December 18, 2014 - Check out any Nikon-related rumour site and you’ll see lots of posts, comments or queries about the possible appearance...
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Nikon D810 or D750?

November 17, 2014 - I promised a while back to give my thoughts on the Nikon D810 and having completed my work on the Expanded Guide I was a...
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Putting Yourself in the Picture

July 31, 2014 - “That’s not a landscape photo.” “Why not?” “Because there’s a person in it.” This is, almost verbatim, an excha...
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Viewfinder cameras – the latest

January 28, 2014 - A couple of interesting cameras to add to the Viewfinder Roundup. New Nikon First – a little belatedly, I'm afraid – t...
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Where Are They Now?

January 15, 2014 - My first real camera was a Zenit E; I then went on to Yashica and Contax before my first Nikon in 1990. Friends had 35mm...
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Nikon Df Impressions

January 09, 2014 - I’m not a camera reviewer by trade and most of the time I leave that to the specialists like dpreview. On the other hand...
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Viewfinder roundup – update

November 14, 2013 - Back in June I posted my roundup of cameras, other than SLRs, with viewfinders. Read this if you want the broader pictur...
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First thoughts on the Nikon Df

November 05, 2013 - After a plethora of rumours, leaks and enigmatic teaser ads, Nikon has finally announced its new Df digital DSLR. Its re...
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At 'Cross Purposes

October 22, 2013 - My blog posts are like buses; you wait ages and then two come along almost together. I’ve got ideas for another one, too...
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Shooting the Tour of Britain

September 20, 2013 - I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: photographing cycling, and specifically bike racing, is pretty challenging....
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Viewfinder roundup

June 02, 2013 - I’ve posted here before about my low tolerance for cameras without some kind of eye-level viewfinder. I’ve occasionally...
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Compact musings – continued

May 04, 2013 - I said last time I should give myself some concentrated time with the Sigma DP-1 Merrill and a tripod, and a sunny morni...
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Compact musings

April 27, 2013 - I’ve just finished a feature on cycling photography for Cycle magazine. As part of this I was asked to suggest a number...
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Why I am a Nikon user

November 11, 2012 - In general, I’ve tended to steer clear of ‘Nikon vs Canon’ fanboy punch-ups. Like most other forms of brand-loyalty comp...
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Truth and Consequences

November 06, 2012 - The hoary subject of digital manipulation can be relied on to rear its ugly head at regular intervals. It cropped up aga...
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