Haystacks – Sony RX1 Panorama Mode

Wainwright said of the summit of Haystacks (in the English Lake District overlooking Buttermere) “This is in fact the best fell top of all“. How could anyone disagree? Looking due West in late December; in the centre far distance the snow dusted Helvellyn Range; to the left Fleetwith Pike; to the extreme right Green Gable;…

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Late Night Luton Airport

It was half way across on the flight that I first wondered whether my car keys had been stolen. When we touched down I checked my case. Sure enough, they’d taken the keys with the rest of the gear. Fantastic! An hour later Polly (bless her) was heading down with a spare key and I…

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Sony RX1 Picture Effects – Ljubljana

Ok, so it’s not for purists, but sat on a flight home from Slovenia, minus laptop, books or newspapers, I started playing with the RX1 picture effects. On the small screen it was difficult to see the results, but back at home I have to say they look pretty cool, and in some instances are…

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Classic Shot – Yorkshire Sculpture Park At Bretton – Sony RX1

Every so often you capture an image that you know is a classic. This is one! It’s a shot that can’t be posed, or planned or arranged, it’s just a one-off moment, a piece of luck. But having a good camera to hand helps! The shot was captured using the RX1 wide open, shot deliberately…

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Sony RX1 Ljubljana Nights

When I last visited the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana, Iā€™d spent two hours squashing my Nikon D800 kit into a small suitcase, leaving just enough space for a toothbrush and a small ballpoint pen. This time around it had taken five minutes to pack a Sony RX1, Sigma Merrill DP1 and Fujifilm XE2. Even with the…

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