Author Archives: Stephen Haunts

Photo- Shoot : Ring Light and Macro Flowers

Macro photography is something I really like. After taking some macro shots of decaying flowers the other week, I wanted to explore macro photography further. I decided to invest in some equipment. I bought a new tripod (Hanel Triad 30 … Continue reading

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DIY Photography Blog

I came across a really good blog the other day called DIY Photography. It contains lots of DIY based articles about creative photography. There is a wealth of good information here and some inspiration for some very creative projects.

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Photo- Shoot : Macro Photos of Decaying Flowers

Whilst tidying the house at the weekend, I went to throw out some old flowers from our lounge. I had forgotten about them and they had started to decay. Before I threw them out I thought I would try a … Continue reading

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Extension Tubes for Macro Photography

Now that the weather is starting to turn bad, I want to start turning my hand to some macro¬†photography and product photography as this give me an excuse to shoot in the house. I don’t currently own a macro lens, … Continue reading

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Pananonic Lumix 45 – 150mm Telephoto Lens

I recently bought a new Micro Four Thirds Lens to add to my kit. I got the 45-150mm Telephoto Lens. In 35mm full frame terms this gives you an effective focal length of 90 – 300mm which gives you a … Continue reading

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Lightroom 5.2 Update Now Available

Adobe have released the 5.2 update for Adobe Lightroom 5. The main new features are: New Features in Lightroom 5.2 A Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel under Color Noise Reduction. This helps to reduce low-frequency … Continue reading

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Stock Photography at the Alamy Agency

I have recently started adding some of my images to the Alamy Stock Library. I thought I may as well put some of my images somewhere where they could potentially create some residual income in the future. You can also … Continue reading

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Photo-Shoot : Ironic Photo

I was out walking through the town where I live, Belper in the UK. As I walked past a church I noticed a large cross that had been thrown out with the trash. I thought this made a good picture. … Continue reading

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Belper365 Photo Documentary

I have always quite liked the idea of doing a long running photo documentary project, but I have never gotten around to doing it. Until now that is. As I knew I was going to be signed off from work … Continue reading

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Photo-Shoot : DIY Macro Photography

Last week I had to go into hospital for a Hernia Repair operation, so this means I am off work for a bit to recover from the surgery. Over the weekend my Dad came up to look after me whilst … Continue reading

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