• Another cheap macro setup

    I finally got around to deglassing a Takumar 2X teleconverter (needed nothing more than a paper clip!), and so had a chance to test with a A50/2.0 lens for some macro shots. At this combination at closest focus the magnification is about 0.65X. I wondered whether this lens would be good enough once stopped down …

  • Winter’s tear drops

  • Best way to see less snow?

    Use a macro lens.

  • More garden visitors

    Managed to catch a few ants (see the previous post) in motion and a few other visitors to the garden, both from the wet morning and later in the afternoon.