Last weekend I stayed at Moonta Bay at the top of Yorke Peninsular, South Australia. The shallow bay is exposed for long periods until the tide lazily drifts back in to ripple the sand and allow wading birds to forage. Putting away my DSLR I took the Pentax X90 out for a walk to capture… Read More Macro on the beach
It is amazing what you find if you just look. I was out walking Dhugal, my greyhound, a few weeks ago and we were wandering around one of the gardens that overlook the River Murray. The path edge is lined with large sandstone rocks that on closer inspection contain fossils of shells and sea creatures.… Read More It is amazing what you find if you just look….
The other day I noticed all the Bird of Paradise flowers (Strelitzia reginae) were blooming in the public gardens in Murray Bridge and with nothing else to do on a glorious sunny winters morning I decided to take some shots with my little Pentax camera. Pentax X90, Macro 1 cm mode.
Recently I read an article about Mike Cable, a photographer who is working on a series of abstract macro’s and the interesting thing I found was that he uses a compact camera. It is a high end compact the Panasonic Lumix LX5 but it got me thinking about an old Pentax X90 that I have… Read More Finding a use for an old camera, macro.