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 to support the MCPF annual exhibition (MidPhot) for 3 years. The PAGB hold two adjudication […]

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 I wasn’t getting pin sharp images when I engaged the camera in the recommend Fish#1 […]

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 a Nikon D2Hs, a measly 4 megapixel camera, circa 2005. At the time of its […]