Monthly Archive: August, 2015

Practice, practice and more practice

I haven’t done much birding this week, actually I haven’t done any birding this week. What I have done is practiced with my manual lens and I’m very excited with the results. Basically… Continue reading

The joys of college + an unusual sighting

Yes! I’m alive. I’m actually on vacation from my University, a stunningly long vacation of ONE WEEK! So I’ve been spending most of it sleeping, stressing about the fact that I have one… Continue reading

Expecting the unexpected

I have an exam this week so haven’t been able to pick up my camera much, that being said I still go running like a crazy person every time I hear a strange call… Continue reading

Manual focus, pixel peeping and a bloody miss

My (new) lens was delivered yesterday, here it is in all of its 1 ton glory. Okay, I might have exaggerated the weight a bit but it is heavy. The upside to this… Continue reading

Black and Yellow ….. What kind of fellow?

Red touches black, safe for Jack. Red touches yellow, kills a fellow This catchy little rhyme has stayed with me from childhood although I’m not quite sure where I learnt it because if I… Continue reading

A twitchy fellow + waiting on a (new) lens!!!!

I know I haven’t posted anything in about a week but that’s because I’m waiting on a (new) lens. It’s (new) because it’s an old Nikon Manual Focus 300 mm ƒ/4.5 and an old… Continue reading