I once had to clean sticky diaphragm blades off a Mamiya 645’s 80mm f/2.8 lens. While putting back the rear lens assembly, a glass element fell out and I didn’t take note of which way the glass was supposed to be facing. I just put it back in the way I thought it should. And surprise, surprise. At wide open, the lens gives edges a blurry look. So I decided to keep it that way. I now have a kind of soft-focus lens for free.
I love my compact IXUS 220HS digicam that does most of the pictures used for this blog. It’s got this supposedly cool feature called low-light mode. Continue reading “Seeing in low light”
The weather has started to shift away from the sunny side and temperatures have taken a slight dip. I was lucky that the sky remains relatively clear to watch the full moon, Continue reading “Moon Watch”
When I was at school, I once took an option in art. Continue reading “A day out at the museum”
…and if the brain re-interpreted the perception of colours, there would be blue ladybirds!
and the sky would appear dark blue, Continue reading “If our eyes could see infrared red”