Tag: macro

Cacti – Up Close and Personal

Just what it says on the tin really, a few macro shots of cacti from my conservatory taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 and M.ZUIKO 60mm f/2.8 macro lens. Click on an image to see an enlarged version with EXIF data and the option to see full size.

A Still Life Studio

During these wet and cold winter months getting down to some serious photography projects outdoors can be a bit of a challenge. One good way of keeping up with your photography during this time is to try making some indoor still life images. Here’s a simple still life studio setup

Quiet Day at Home

Quiet day ‘working’ at home and missing taking some snaps. Noticed my cacti are all flowering… …and Spring is well underway in the garden: Both pictures taken using the wonderful Olympus M.ZUIKO 60mm f/2.8 Macro.  

Warwickshire Weekend

I am fortunate enough to have two National Trust properties, Packwood House and Baddesley Clinton, within a short cycle ride of where I live so this May Day weekend holiday, which bought some glorious weather with it, was an excellent opportunity to get out with the OM-D and a couple

Cacti Portraits with the OM-D

So, whilst I won’t be getting any awards for intrepid travel photographer of the year for these shots it was interesting to see what I could do with the some willing cacti, the OM-D and a few, in camera as well as post processing, filter effects. All images taken using

Olympus 60mm Macro

Just taken delivery of the fabulous Olympus 60mm f/2.8 Macro lens for my OM-D courtesy of the good folk at Camera World (who are doing the best price on it as I write). This lens is the equivalent of a 120mm focal length on a full frame DSLR and will

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