I was recently out with a group of photographers from a local camera club. The aim was to photograph some unusual plants – orchids, however they’d finished flowering weeks before. I chose an alternative plant and carried on shooting. Step 1 – how does it look with ambient light only I usually take a picture …

EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM unveiled Personally I’m a little surprised Canon took so long to update the great EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II lens to add the STM motor, but today the lens gains the STM making a real step forward in AF performance with Live View Mode and in movie shooting, it should …

Zoo photography – shooting through the bars Zoo photography is accessible and enjoyable but for many of the animals they do tend to put bars and or a lot of distance between the public and the animals. There are several zoos that take the wide open safari park concept to give big open spaces to …

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