Knowlton Chruch Night Photography Trip

Knowlton Chruch Night Photography Trip

Posted Tuesday 22 November 2016 23:27 Page View Counter 210

After a busy day building Raspberry Pi boards, we took a drive tonight to Knowlton Church and earth works to try to get some night time photos with the stars behind the Norman church. Knowlton Church was built in the 12th century on the site of a Neolithic...

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Lyme Regis Sunset Photography trip

Lyme Regis Sunset Photography trip

Posted Wednesday 02 November 2016 22:53 Page View Counter 211

Went for a drive this afternoon down to Axmister Tools to pick up a few new tools for the workshop and stopped off at Lyme Regis on the way back to try to get some photos of the sunset from the cob and harbour wall. Larger versions can be viewed on...

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Trip to Sturminster Mill in Dorset

Trip to Sturminster Mill in Dorset

Posted Friday 28 October 2016 23:14 Page View Counter 178

Since picking up the new Ford Focus last week I can now drive again thanks to its Powershift six speed transmission and this afternoon after a couple of meetings with customers, I went for a drive up to Sturminster Mill which is on the outskirts...

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Camera Carry Grip Handle

Camera Carry Grip Handle

Posted Monday 29 August 2016 22:07 Page View Counter 229

Last week I decided to upgrade my old Canon 5D Mk1 to a new camera as I wanted a higher resolution and better autofocus system for wildlife and landscapes. I had been waiting for the new Canon 5D Mk IV which was officially announced on Thursday but...

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July Storms and Flooding

July Storms and Flooding

Posted Tuesday 07 July 2015 12:53 Page View Counter 250

Lightning over Poole from the Studland road viewpoint The full size image of the photo above is on my Flickr pages. On the 3rd July we had a huge thunderstorm and rain storm in the evening which resulted in over 30mm of rain coming down in a few hours....

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LEE Bug Filters and GoPro Hero

LEE Bug Filters and GoPro Hero

Posted Sunday 31 August 2014 18:57 Page View Counter 283

Since buying the GoPro Hero 3+ a few months ago we have found that the video suffers with washed out skies when it is sunny and poor contrast. We use Lee filters on our other cameras and we found that Lee had released a compact filter system for...

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Isle of Purbeck Storms

Isle of Purbeck Storms

Posted Wednesday 19 February 2014 23:02 Page View Counter 272

We took our camcorder out in the recent storms and recorded some short films of the storms and flooding in Swanage and the surrounding area. Swanage Storms, filmed in various locations along the sea front. Durlston Country Park, filmed near...

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Canon Camera Wireless Remote Control

Canon Camera Wireless Remote Control

Posted Monday 23 December 2013 15:00 Page View Counter 255

When using our high level photography mast we have always used a series of USB expansion cables to make up a 20m long cable to remote control the camera and view the live video feed from the camera in real-time on an Android tablet via DSLR Controller...

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BlackMagic  Intensity Pro HDMI capture of Galaxy Nexus and iPad 2

BlackMagic Intensity Pro HDMI capture of Galaxy Nexus and iPad 2

Posted Tuesday 07 February 2012 16:33 Page View Counter 327

// BlackMagic Intensity Pro HDMI capture of Galaxy Nexus and iPad 2 While working on a new project we needed to be able to send video of the mobile apps under development...

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Camera mount with finder scope fitting for HEQ5 PRO mount

Camera mount with finder scope fitting for HEQ5 PRO mount

Posted Wednesday 21 December 2011 16:56 Page View Counter 343

After getting some good photos with the new telescope kit purchased in October, we thought it would be good to be able to make use of the tracking facilities of the HEQ5 PRO mount with the normal camera and wider lenses to get general astronomy wide field...

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