Fishing for horses in infrared

February 12th, 2014

Some infrared and full spectrum fisheye photos I took recently, including information on how I captured the images without being able to see through the viewfinder. [...]

Tokina 10-17mm fisheye CA Removal comparison – CNX2 vs DXO7 vs ACR7 vs Capture One 6

June 28th, 2012

A comparison of Capture NX 2, Adobe Camera RAW 7, DXO Optics Pro 7, and Capture One Pro 6 to see how well they work at removing chromatic aberration from photos taken with the Tokina 10-17mm fisheye at 10mm and 17mm on the Canon 5D MkII. [...]

Profiling unsupported lenses for ACR

June 11th, 2012

The process of creating a custom lens profile for Adobe Camera RAW, and whether the lens profile actually provides any benefits in terms of automatic Chromatic Aberration correction, Distortion correction, and Vignetting correction. [...]

IR with the Fuji IS Pro and lenses that don’t accept filters pt. 3

May 11th, 2012

Results of a test to see how badly the Lee infrared polyester filter and Hitech infrared resin (Cokin P) filter handle lens flare with the Tokina 10-17mm fisheye lens on the Fuji IS Pro. [...]

Notes on the Canon 5D MkII, with Nikon G to EOS adapter and Tokina 10-17mm fisheye

May 3rd, 2012

Some more nuances of the Canon 5D Mark II DSLR I have found out about after using it a bit more, along with my experience of using a Nikon G to Canon EF mount adapter and the Tokina 10-17mm fisheye in Nikon mount on the camera. [...]

IR with the Fuji IS Pro and lenses that don’t accept filters

April 18th, 2012

How to attach a gelatin / acetate filter to the rear of a lens to allow shooting infrared images with lenses that don't have filter threads. Example photos using a Lee 182 light red filter meant for use with lighting / flash units. [...]

Fisheye Portraits

September 21st, 2011

The setup that I used for taking some portrait photos using a fisheye lens and flash. [...]

Tokina 10-17mm fisheye CA Removal comparison – CNX2 vs DXO6 vs ACR6.2

November 13th, 2010

Comparison of DXO Optics Pro 6, Adobe Camera RAW 6.2, and Capture NX 2 in automatically removing chromatic aberration and purple fringing from photos taken with the Nikon D200 and Tokina AF 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 AT-X DX Fisheye lens. [...]

How to use filters on the Tokina 10-17mm f3.5-4.5 fisheye

August 17th, 2010

In this post I'll cover how you can use filters on the Tokina 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 AT-X 107 DX Fisheye lens, a lens that doesn't accept filters. Possibly the same techniques may be able to be applied to other lenses that don't accept filters. [...]

Photographing a sunset

August 13th, 2010

This post covers my experience with photographing a sunset, and includes a few of the photos I took. [...]