My family has the quirky tradition of tracking down and photographing a new species of butterfly every summer. This year, we settled upon the Silver Studded Blue, so named for the light blue reflective scales on the underside of its wing that glint in the sunlight. Most colonies are scattered along the southern coast of the […]
Before returning the new Olympus 300mm f/4 Pro, I had the chance to use it for the last few days with the MC-14 teleconverter. Since feedback about using the teleconverter with the 300mm is missing from my full review of the lens, I decided to share some images and thoughts in this separate post.
Nearly two weeks have passed since this year’s edition of the Race the Train cross country running event took place here in Wales. Every year, runners come from all over the world to compete not only against one another but also against a steam train on our beloved Talyllyn Railway. Travelling from Tywyn to Abergynolyn […]
The Horseshoe Tavern, also known as The Horseshoe or simply The ‘Shoe to locals, is a legendary concert venue in the heart of Toronto where artists as illustrious as the Rolling Stones and the Police have played, and Canadian musicians such as Bryan Adams, Our Lady Peace and the Tragically Hip got their start. In […]
Usually when you put insects and photography together, the first piece of equipment that comes to mind is a macro lens. I admit that macro isn’t my favourite genre, but Heather is a great fan of macro butterfly photography and often uses the M.Zuiko 60mm. However when we stopped at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (Ontario, Canada), we challenged ourselves […]