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Solar Astrophotography

I’ve been turning my hand to Astrophotography recently and usually we all think of it being a nighttime activity however after some experimentation I’m going to be trying some daytime shots of the surface of our Sun. My first proper attempt revealed some active sunspot activity on the surface of the Sun! I was able … Continue reading »

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Astrophotography – A First Attempt

I’ve recently been admiring a friend’s amazing shots on Flickr and got the urge to try my hand on some astrophotography myself. I live in Dublin city where light pollution is pretty bad so my options are limited so while on a trip down the country I couldn’t resist a clear nights sky! The photos were … Continue reading »

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Leinster vs Cardiff Blues April 2012

Leinster vs Cardiff Blues April 2012, a set on Flickr. A selection of shots from the match… More to be uploaded.

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Cat in the Back Garden

Cat in the Back Garden, a photo by wynnert on Flickr. This shot was taken with the 14-24mm f2.8 Nikkor with the Nikon D800. The fur detail is fantastic.

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The pond in Stephen’s Green, Dublin

The pond in Stephen’s Green, Dublin, a photo by wynnert on Flickr. I’ve just received a 14-24mm f2.8 lens from Conns Cameras and took a few shots in the nearest park I could find. This is one of the first shots with the 14-24mm f2.8 on my D800. It’s unprocessed and simply converted to JPEG … Continue reading »

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Light box and entrance to Newgrange

Light box and entrance to Newgrange, a photo by wynnert on Flickr. I took my D800 for a spin out yesterday and visited one of Ireland’s World Heritage sites. The sun was beating down on what is normally a wet and overcast March. I’ve posted a few shots on Flickr that really don’t do the … Continue reading »

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Certain CF cards may not work with Nikon D800

I’ve just tried my Patriot 16GB LX Series 600x CF card and it’s constantly coming up with an error every time I insert it into the Nikon D800. It might be an idea to avoid buying it until some possible firmware update for the D800 is released to allow the use of it. The Lexar … Continue reading »

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Nikon D800 Sample Shots

Nikon D800 Sample Shots, a set on Flickr.

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My D800 has arrived!!

The D800 has just arrived (via Conns Cameras). Click here for my first (unprocessed) straight from the camera JPEG! Here’s a shot of a heron in the local park link And of a few daffodils in the same park Better shots will be uploaded when I get out and about… Leave a comment if you want … Continue reading »

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D800 Interview Posted Online

An excellent interview about a month of constant usage by Jim Brandenburg has been posted online by What Digital Camera. It touches on the quality, dynamic range, tonal quality and what lenses are ideal for the ultimate sharpness. Interestingly Jim discloses that he was using various prototypes last summer and was able to give feedback … Continue reading »

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