Thursday 28 May 2020

BirdBox2020: it didn't end well

It was shaping up nicely for an interesting bird box season.

Several birds tried our camera nest box for size and some even laid a few eggs.

But with only a week to go before the chicks were due to fledge, it all went tits up!

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Sunday 24 May 2020

Experimenting with Focus Stacking

Focus Stacking is supposed to be a good way to increase the depth of field, especially for macro photography.

In an idle moment I noticed that my camera had a built in mode to help with this.

So here are my notes on focus bracketing and stacking.

Saturday 9 May 2020

Re-discover the Night Sky #3: hot, stuck & dead pixels

Camera image sensors may have faults.

This may result in an incorrect pixel value.

Welcome to the world of hot pixels, stuck pixels & dead pixels!