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Greg Manchester

Greg Manchester



Loving photography &; manipulations. Landscapes, portraits, black &; whites &; all things in between. Please vote &; comment, all feedback is appreciated whether it may be good or bad.. it's all positive.
  • Canon 1100D
  • Canon 350D
  • 0.40x Wide Angle Fisheye
  • EFS 18-55mm
  • Canon 50mm 1.8
  • 500mm F 8.0 SAMYANG mirror lens
  • 14-42mm kit lens
  • 500mm F/8 OPTON Telephoto
  • All in One Memory Card Reader MMC Micro Mini SD CF
  • Neewer CT-04 Wireless Flash Trigger
  • COBRA D400 Flash
  • hama tripods
  • Celestron LCM 114 GOTO Astro Telescope
  • SEBEN Newtonian telescope 1000mm
  • T mount & adapters
  • RM-UC1 remote switch
  • Night sky iPhone app
  • IR remote control

Panorama features in cameras

Published January 21st, 2013

Be careful when you take shouts using cameras panorama features, it sometimes gives unexpected results.

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Ready for the New Year

Published December 20th, 2012

I've been looking at the photographs from the past year & honestly binning a lot of them.

From the early part of the year where I reconnected with my photography after years away I noticed that I was heavily utilizing Lightroom & Photoshop filters. I spent a lot of time recently learning from other photographers & from YouTube's like Kelby the fundamentals of composition & light, technique & Kit. A major block I had was to stop trying to add things to an image that was already there in camera. Layering HDR & dodge/burning ruined some already good shots & as I said before....They are now binned.

Using 500px has helped me a great deal, not only seeing the great work photographers are producing but realizing that it doesn't take a huge amount of expensive gear to create a great shot. Also the feedback is priceless. I look forward to seeing more great work on 500px & hopefully producing some good work of my own in the year to come.

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