For the last few years I have entered images into the Sigma D-Photo Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition (also known as APOTY) and never made it into the short lists, let alone place anywhere.  I had been entering in the Nature category because that is where I feel I am strongest.  There are a […]

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I woke up to a day without wind and only a tiny bit of rain so I headed out to Staglands with a fellow photog for a play with our cameras.  Usually when I get to Staglands I ignore the farm birds – ducks, geese, turkeys etc. Today they were our main focus.  The recent […]

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It has been quite some time since I have had the time or the energy to get back to visiting the kingfishers.  Pretty much since my last surgery 2 years ago.  This year I have a new camera and a renewed passion for my photography.  Yesterday we arrived a little too late for any diving […]

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Usually my posts focus on one or two subjects, but our visit to Zealandia was so good yesterday that I have more images to share.  This is a real mixed bag of images.  My intention on this visit was to put my camera through its paces testing out different auto focus settings.  To do this […]

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