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How I Shoot Birds (With my Camera)

I have been asked many times about how I capture my images.  Well, to begin with, I no longer use the big Canon 500mm that you see in my photo at the head of this blog.  519 more words


Minolta Dynax 7xi 35mm autofocus slr

The Minolta Dynax 7xi is a high grade, 35mm autofocus camera made by Minolta in the early 1990s. At the time it was the model below the top camera that Minolta made – only the 9xi was above it in the line up. 1,590 more words


Minolta Dynax 700si 35mm autofocus camera

The Minolta Dynax 700si is a high spec 35mm autofocus camera made for pro or serious amateur photographers by Minolta in about 1993.

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Shutter Priority - A Comparison

One of the modes that we can experiment with and control in a DSLR is Shutter Priority, commonly abbreviated as Tv on a Canon. As this setting allows us to control the length of time for which the shutter remains open, allowing more light to be collected by the sensor. 37 more words


Using Program Mode to set your ISO

First off, what is ISO?

An acronym for International Organization for Standardization, ISO is a group that sets all sorts of standards for science and industry. 1,243 more words

Digital Photography

Speedy Carousel

I’m rounding up my Brighton Pier amusement park series with the carousel down on the beachfront. I set the camera on shutter priority with a 1/50s shutter speed, so that I could capture it’s movement. 22 more words


Pentax Z-20 35mm auto-focus slr review

This is a review of one of the best specified models in the Pentax Z series of auto-focus 35mm film cameras – the Z-20. This is one of the not so well know models in the Pentax range, but one that I think is a bit of a star once you get to know it. 2,151 more words