Focusing Tips – The Force Focus Trick

My new (but 10 years old) Lumix FX38 isn't always great at focusing on small objects up close I've found, especially in the generally lower light beneath woodland canopies. It's more the size of the object (and the size of the focusing area of the camera) that causes problems, as I've found by putting my… Continue reading Focusing Tips – The Force Focus Trick

Photography Frustrations? Pare Back, Lean In

My photography output - and the number of photowalks I've been on - has definitely slowed since June and July, despite autumn being my favourite season. Being the thinky type, I've been trying to figure this out. But really, I don't think this (over) analysis is particularly useful, so instead I'm going back to basics.… Continue reading Photography Frustrations? Pare Back, Lean In

Accidental Experiments

For a while I've been considering the 48 hourly publishing schedule of 35hunter. Previously I'd experimented for some months with a new post every 36 hours, and found that dropping back to every 48 made little discernible difference to any of the viewing and interacting stats over a monthly period. In recent months I haven't… Continue reading Accidental Experiments

One Month One Camera – Oct 2020 – Lumix FZ38

At the start of 2019 I started an ongoing project to use just one camera for a month (called, inventively, One Month One Camera, or OMOC), as a way to combat the frustration I was feeling - and time I was losing - in choosing a camera to use each time I went out to… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Oct 2020 – Lumix FZ38