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It’s the end of March. Skiers back home in the flat lands; sun seekers remain deep in hibernation.

Bars, shops, restaurants are empty. Holiday homes deserted. 88 more words


Birdseye View of Bohinj with the Sigma DP3 Merrill

A couple of weeks ago I bought a drone – the latest big thing – at the camera show in Birmingham. A two hour flight and one hour drive to Bohinj, in Slovenia, later I securely attached the Sigma DP3 Merrill to the drone ship,  powered her up, and set her off in the general direction of up.   93 more words


Postcards from Slovenia

I don’t want to denigrate those photographers who make a living taking pictures for the postcard industry, in fact anyone who makes a bean from photography has my upmost respect … 232 more words


An Evening Out with the Sigma Merrill - Leeds RERF Part 5

With the nights growing lighter and the RERF inner workings quickly being clad in wood and plastic, it was time take time out and capture it glowing the in the twilight, lit by street lamps and internal lights.  195 more words


Hill of the Dragon | Sigma DP1 Merrill

Leaden skys hang over Pendragon Castle, Mallerstang, in Cumberland, legendary home of Uther Pendragon, father of King Arthur.

Standing in the remote valley of Mallerstang, Pendragon Castle, built in the 12th Century, is a thing of myth and legend.   104 more words


The NEC Photography Show - One Year On

With the 2015 Photography Show just around the corner it’s time for a quick retrospective.

This time last year I’d Ebayed my D800 and collection of heavy Nikon glass I’d built up over the years. 812 more words


Travels with the Sigma Merrill – Leeds RERF Part 4

The RERF, in Leeds, continues to take shape, and continues to be a great subject at which to point the DP3 Merrill. I’m not sure the clever chaps at Foveon and Sigma would have listed industrial landscapes on their design specification for the Merrill sensor but I’m hard pressed to think of a better subject to show off the detail and tones this magic bit of technology is able to capture. 159 more words