Shattered Light Posts

One walk, one lens, one camera. As I set up for wildlife I have had to use Hugin to stitch scenery out of a panorama. All photos processed in Darktable…

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Darktable Dunedin micro 4/3

People say the Xpro one is not good at autofocus and low light. But… one of my contacts is chipped, leaving me unable to focus manually. Our black cat decided…

Read More Snowball in the dark.


I’m using an odd kit when trying to shoot wildlife. Most of my cameras are set up for landscapes or portraits. And yes, I can do those with the V3.…

Read More Birds at Warrington.

Dunedin Nikon One

This is the last set of good photos from the Holiday on the big camera: time to do more shooting

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One lens (short telephoto). And one lens on a medium format camera: this will be revisited with analog when I can work out how to import C 41 chemicals.

Read More Boatsheds.

Darktable Dunedin Nikon D800

I am processing a fair amount of photos taken on the larger camera today. Using darktable: all files are PNG 16 bits and 1500×1500, post cropping. If you want bigger…

Read More The end of daylight saving.

Darktable Dunedin Nikon D800

I went to a family gathering today on the Dunedin Penisula. Most of the shots were portraits: here are two that are not: one taken with a normal lens on…

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Some shots that I managed to take not of the participants, but of where we were. Fuji Xpro1, processed darktable, 16 bit .png. As usual, the full files are 1500…

Read More Photo assistant day 2.



Paku is a hill at Tairua, in the coromandel. As you can see it is fairly high and spectacular. Olympus M10, processed in darktable to 16 bit .png, 1500 by…

Read More Paku, Tairua.