Gazing Out To Sea

With another extraordinary year racing towards the finishing line there is nothing more calming to me than looking out across the ocean to the distant horizon. Gazing out to sea washes away cares and worry and brings back to mind things that really matter. The next few days will be fun and crazy and a […]

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One Eyed

I’m rather one eyed about Sigma’s 50mm ART lens. This shot at f/2.8 shows just how circular that aperture stays as it stops down which directly translates to beautiful out-of-focus background textures. This one’s definitely a keeper. As for the subject material … Photo: Robert Rath, ‘One Eyed’, 1/60s f/2.8 ISO320 50mm … more at […]

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The Moon, Jupiter, Venus and Me

What better way to acknowledge the winter solstice with a kind-of self portrait under the auspicious light of the Moon, Jupiter and Venus. Jupiter is directly beneath the Moon while Venus is the same distance below again and a little to the left. Day by day Venus and Jupiter are getting closer and closer together. […]

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Wondering What It’s Like To Dive

Ok so it’s the start of winter and as the water gets colder the neoprene gets thicker, the gloves get donned and the hood gets worn in a kind of claustrophobic sufferance. By now thoughts of exotic warm dive locations are distant memories and the shine of the idea of being a diver is starting […]

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