I'm a fairly novice photographer - I've taken hundreds of photos (food, landscape, selfies, etc) but never really tried to challenged myself to improve my skills. So, in order to actually challenge myself and improve I'm trying the 52 frames challenge for 2020. The first challenge topic for the year was 'Self Portrait'. This was … Continue reading 52 Frames Challenge, Week 1, 2020: Self Portrait
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The 52 frames challenge; what and why?
I bought a new camera back (Fujifilm X-T100) back at the start of 2019. I already owned a DSLR which I used a bunch but also never really got past much of the basics with it. It was also reasonably bulky (though not hugely so as I didn't have extra lenses etc), but it meant … Continue reading The 52 frames challenge; what and why?
Frolicking in fields of flowers, aka: Tesselaar Tulip Festival
I haven't had a chance to make it out to the Tesselaar tulip festival this year (though there's one weekend left and I'm hopeful!) but I got a chance to go last year and loved it. Tulips are my favourite flowers. I lived in Japan for a year and loved the cherry and plum blossoms … Continue reading Frolicking in fields of flowers, aka: Tesselaar Tulip Festival
Hunting for the Aurora Australis (and failing but having a blast anyway!)
I was lucky enough to get to head down to Tasmania recently (specifically to Hobart) for a conference in early July this year. I'm currently in the final stages of a PhD looking at transmission of bacterial pathogens using genome sequencing, so that was what the conference was vaguely based around, or at least parts … Continue reading Hunting for the Aurora Australis (and failing but having a blast anyway!)