Back in 2013 I did a post about my friend the Beekeeper.You can read that here. I’ve always had a fascination for bees and often sit and watch them work their way over my lavender and other plants in my garden.
I sat there a few days ago with my Nikon Z6 and a 300mm lens, and this little guy shows up and places himself in profile. The shot is handheld, I supported the lens on my knees. It’s heavily cropped too, but as I wrote in the original article I never did buy that Macro lens. Although I hear that Nikon have now produced a 100mm Z-mount lens to a reasonable price. So who knows?
Just for a bit of fun here this the same shot in black and white. I’m still playing around in Capture One
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR
PP Capture One
It’s raining today. I was supposed to be doing other things . However those were outside. Still after wondering what I should use my time on I found my daughters sandals on a shelf by the window. They made a great subject for my new camera’s macro function. This shot was taken handheld and at ISO1600
I’m very pleased with the result so I thought I’d share it with you dear reader.
Leica Q2 Monochrom ISO1600 PP.a little in Silver Efex Pro III
One of my fav shots from last summers lockdown summer holiday. It’s an art gallery not far from my home. I had to photoshop out the crowds and a large crane over the trees but overall not a bad result.
One of the shots from my recent trip to Denmark. I choose to shoot with my Hasselblad 203FE and 80 mm lens. I took along some T-Max 400 asa and shot off four rolls in the short time I had.
The film was developed in T-max soup for 6mins and 45 secs at 20°C. The Negatives were scanned using my Epson V700 and Betterscanning.com holder.
Hi I'm Martin, a amateur photographer that likes to shoot street photography, landscapes, seascapes and odd image of dogs on digital as well as film. I now have a Leica M-P (Typ-240) & my late father's 1959 Leica M3 single stoke with Summicron 50mm duel range lens, Summicron 35mm, 50mm lenses and 90mm f/2.8 tele-elmarit. My blog was formerly known as 'The 35mm Shootist'
A blog for my interest in film photography, 'classic' cameras and legacy lenses. A randomly changing display of some of my film cameras, from old folders and pocket Olympus to Mamya Press, is dispayed above when the blog is opened