Tag: opinion

South African politics can control your life?

I live in a country, which had a hectic past (which country didn't, by the way?). It means I was born in the middle of a time we called apartheid (afrikaans for 'separate -ness), where our then right-wing'ish white government isolated people between black and white. It was a time where, as any shitty government ... ... READ the rest

Macro Softies – A Self Discovery

There are some things in life for which recipes work amazingly well. Cooking from a cook-book, assembling a gearbox from an exploded-view diagram and mixing dangerous chemical substances, in volatile environments - to end up with (drum roll) common household cleaner. For photography, music and speeches, the written word is a guideline that could, and ... ... READ the rest

Which settings to use for macro? Your own.

I have been 'trying' my hand at macro-photography for years, and as with most things, you get on-days and you get off-days. I had some great results from barely-acceptable lenses with a Raynox DCR-250 on, other times I could not get anything past my critics (friends...) for months. I had setups consisting of tripods and ... ... READ the rest