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Thanks for visiting my website. My name is Will Goodlet and I spend my time exploring the natural world along the dusty roads of Africa. This website is about my travels, the stories and photos that go with them and helping others who have the same addictions.
The Marievale project. Sometimes there’s no budget for travel to exotic locations and local spots are best. I’ve been spending a lot of my time at Marievale. You can check in here from time to time to see what’s turned up.
Marievale is a famous spot for bird photography in South Africa. Located just outside the town of Nigel it's an hour's drive from Johannesburg and a great place to visit for the day.
How to make your own copy stand for scanning or digitising film negatives or positives.
Learn not to trust your camera's meter! Exposing to the right can radically improve the noise characteristics of an image.
Ever wanted to know how to make ground glass for view cameras and negative scan carriers? Here's a quick how to!
With the rain tapping a tune on the iron roof outside, I'm reminded of a visit to Tsendze rustic camp in the Kruger at the beginning of the rainy season. The Mopane was in fresh leaf and the Impala were dropping in a beautiful, bright green, world.
Is it time to go Mirrorless? The Olympus OMD EM-1 Mark ii makes a strong case for abandoning the DSLR but how does it do in real life in the field?
With the new generation of high density, high pixel-count DSLR's, Pixel blur is becoming a larger issue in telephoto photography.