Recently I went for a trip to the Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens. It was after we had quite a lot of rain and the day was overcast and very nice for photography. The beautiful lake there had many water lilies in bloom and were great photo subjects. The gardens are just a short drive through… Continue reading A Visit To The Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
When photographing wildlife, there are several main criteria that you should aim for with your equipment and we will summarise some of those in this article. The above image of the kangaroo has been captured with a Nikon 300mm f/4 lens, on a Nikon D700 camera. Cameras There are a few important specifications to… Continue reading Best Nikon Camera and Lens Options For Wildlife Photography
One of the most difficult things to learn with the super telephoto lenses are the techniques to help get high image quality. By referring to super telephoto lenses I am talking about lenses of 300mm or longer particularly the longer range of lenses. Bear in mind that if you are using expensive super… Continue reading Long Lens Techniques For High Image Quality
Telephoto lenses are used when you wish to get closer to the subject to get the subject larger in the frame. The image above was taken at an air show and a 300mm telephoto lens was used to help fill the frame with the subject and the smoke trails.
Wide angle lenses are very usefull in landscape photography where you may wish to capture a very wide expansive landscape. The image above of Coolangatta was taken with a 14mm wide angle lens on a Nikon DX camera. A 14 mm lens on a DX type camera may not seem all that wide, on this type… Continue reading Wide Angle Lenses