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MT-24ex Flash Diffusion 0

MT-24ex Flash Diffuser Mk10

This is details of  my 10th diffuser setup for the MT-24ex. It is essentially a piece of vellum paper folded back on itself ( so it is double layered ), supported on the base...

Linear Springtail 0

More Minutiae

More digging around under logs and leaves on Sunday – as the supposed warm weather failed to arrive – very cold and overcast in fact, so spring and flowers are not yet here. So...

Mite @ 5x Magnification 0

Anything mitey under the logs ?

Well yes there was.  Not only a Mite from this corney title…taken at 5x Magnification on the MPE-65mm. Then there was a Springtail on a twig. But best of all, there was a Pseudo...

Mr Globby on a twig edge 0

Litter Bugs

In the early part of the year when the bugs are not “out”, you have to go a hunting for them like I did recently.  This means looking for them amongst the leaf litter...

Common Darter Rework 2

Topaz Detail Remastering of 2010

When looking through to add some images to my 500px store, I found some images taken in 2010, that I thought my benefit from a reprocessing play.  Having recently tried out Topaz Detail, I...

Springtai 2

First MPE Macro outing 2015

After shooting the Snowdrops, I moved on to hunting much smaller things.  In early February, that means looking under dead wood and leaves and seeing what you can find.  Armed with my Canon high...

Snowdrops on Yellow 2

Snowdrops 2015

Snowdrops – a reason for the first outdoor macro field trip of 2015.   Garston Wood was my location of choice for the trip, as there is a small patch there and the reserve is...

Snow Drops with Topaz Restyle 2

Topaz Restyle First Look

As a fan of TopazLabs plugins, I recently noticed that the Restyle Plugin was on offer in February.  I decided to have a go at it after looking at some blog tutorial articles, to...

1st End Image - Micro contrast preset from Topaz Detail 0

A look at Topaz Detail

I have a few Topaz plugins that I use with Macro shots, and recently downloaded Topaz Detail 3 to try out.  I had tried Detail 2 – but was not impressed enough to purchase. ...