Tag Archives: 100-400L MkII

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7 day ‘Nature’ photography challenge

I am not big on Facebook viral challenges… the ones where you have to do something then nominate one or more of your friends to do the same… however… I got nominated to post a […]

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VW-Audi trackday at Castle Combe 2016

Badger 5 outing to Castle Combe on Saturday for a VW/Audi trackday… was a little quiet to be honest which I suspect was partly due to it conflicting with one of the biggest shows of […]

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Golden Hour fun and games….

Been a little while since I have had a chance to grab a golden hour image but after my recent success with the Milkyway (blog post here…) I was up for some sunset/rise action.. The […]

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Random post out the nowhere! (the sequel)

Been a little while since I have posted so here we go 🙂 Been playing with macro and the drip kit for most of the month, I also went to another race meet… so in […]

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Broadway Tower

Been wanting to take a trip to Broadway Tower in the Cotswolds for a little while and Friday night presented an opportunity so off I went… The structure is buried well and truly in the […]

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Castle Combe Whitsun bank holiday race

Up at 5am for an early start and early drama as the after run coolant pump on the S3 failed and spat coolant out on the way to meet Bill at the unit. Joys of […]

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Fun with macro

I have had a macro lens for a while but haven’t really used it much… with the weather being a bit rubbish and the sun being too high at this time of year to make […]

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An afternoon in Bath….

Lovely weather today so went out with the wife and my youngest daughter to Bath… while I was there I took a few pics 🙂 The A46 to Bath has some beautiful scenery… I couldn’t […]

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Spontaneous beat the weather (and light) photos

Was working from home yesterday and all it did was rain… rain, rain, rain, raaaaaain!… Then late evening it stopped and the sun came out, the clouds broke up so I grabbed my bag and […]

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Transit of Mercury across the sun

So today Mercury passed in front of the sun making it visible with the appropriate equipment… I took the day off with the intention of taking up to half a dozen shots so that I […]

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Day off photography….

Continuing one from this mornings sunrise and silhouettes fun and games I had to drop my youngest daughter into town so had a drive around afterwards to find something else to photograph… First up was […]

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Sunrise and silhouettes….

Grabbed the day off work as the day was looking nice and I have a fair few days to use up and thought it may be a good idea to get up early and catch […]

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Castle Combe Race 2 2016

Early start (was up at 5.30am!) and off to a sunny Castle Combe for Race 2… although technically not had Race 1 yet 🙂 We were in a different paddock today which was more of […]

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Castle Combe Race 1 2016

So its race season again and I was up at 5.15am this morning to meet up with my mate Bill (of Badger 5 fame) to go racing… Weather was rubbish as storm Katie was happening […]

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The joys of full frame

Thought it was about time to trade up to a full frame body… after a lot of research I settled on the Canon 6D… The 6D has 95% of the features of the 5D range […]

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Long lens stability….

The problem with a large lens and heavy camera body is stability.. or the lack of… When taking shots of the moon making fine adjustments on focus at full zoom (800mm with the 2x Extender) […]

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Finally bagged a crescent…

For some random reason there was a power cut in our cul-de-sac last night… but instead of the whole street being affected it was one or two random houses mine included so I dug out […]

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Night photography… take two….

The weather has been very changable of late… a couple of days ago it looked good for a night shoot tonight with the moon out of the picture as it approaches its new moon phase […]

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