Monthly Archives: January 2011

My Successful DPAGB Portfolio

Since gaining membership for DAPA Group to join the Midland Counties Photographic Federation (MCPF) in 2007 it has been my ambition to apply for my DPAGB, a distinction from the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB). To qualify, I had … Continue reading

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Coolpix Fishing: Part II

Having had time to get more acquainted with Nikon FC-E8 Fisheye lens I purchased for my infrared converted Coolpix 995 I’ve made a couple of interesting discoveries. All Images Copyright John Powell, 2011 My main concern was the fact that … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Gone to The Moon

Having blown the dust and cobwebs off my old Tamron SP 500mm I thought I’d try a few shots of the moon. For the technically minded the following equipment and setting were used: Tamron SP 500mm Reflex, Tamron SP 2x … Continue reading

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Fishing With A Coolpix 995

It may be of very little interest to some, but for me and anyone else who happens to enjoy ultra wide-angle photography, owning a Fisheye lens must come pretty high up on their wish list. I have to confess my, … Continue reading

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So, How Many Pixels Do You Need?

Any photographer worth their weight knows that mega-pixels alone don’t count for very much. The quality of your lens and the size of your cameras sensor are the two most important attributes. To prove this point I have just purchased … Continue reading

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