Tag: D800

A rainy day in Wales

What to do on a rainy day in the English countryside?

Take a drive out to Wales of course! 

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Flowers for Eve

Pink Rose-1So there I was, sitting on our front porch this morning, sipping coffee and pondering the day ahead. I noticed the early sunlight reflected from a wall onto some small roses that were covered in dew drops and I thought – “Ah, flowers for Eve!”.

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The Tin Soldier – a world premiére

Tin Soldier-1I once again had the privilege of shooting images of the wonderful dancers of CTCB – Cape Town City Ballet. The occasion this time was the world premiére of The Tin Soldier. 

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Apple and Eve at the ballet: Part 3 – Belles of the Ballet

_DSC9542National Women’s Day was recently celebrated in Cape Town by Cape Town City Ballet performing Belles of the Ballet, a selection of delightful extracts from popular ballets. It was a celebration of Women in Love and a sight to behold !

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Apple and Eve at the ballet: Part 2 – The Sleeping Beauty

 

_DSC0139Sleeping Beauty is a true classical ballet performed to the magnificent music of Tchaikovsky and tells the story of Princess Aurora, first child of King Florestan the XXIVth and his Queen.

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The boy in a suitcase

_DSC5695Most have heard the expression “If I could fit you in my suitcase I would take you along”, which is often expressed by someone going away and leaving a loved one behind.

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Another photo-shoot with Kevin

_DSC5377From time to time we like to get together with Kevin, our good friend and fellow photographer, and enjoy a solid photo shoot in his studio. Until Kevin’s health put a stop to it, it was quite common for us to start a serious shoot early evening that went on till almost daybreak next morning!

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Using the AF-ON focussing technique with the Nikon D800

 

_DSC2487Unlike our usual blog posts about our photographic escapades in general, this one is a more technical one aimed at Nikon D800 shooters in particular, but also at users of other Nikon DSLR’s in general.

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Megapixels: Does size count ?

Don’t you just hate the way that marketers zoom into some (mostly) minor aspect of a product and start waving it in front of your nose as if this is the alpha and omega of what should determine your choice of product? One such thing is the megapixel count that a camera offers.

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