Year: 2017

Highlights

2017 Macro Highlights

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31 December 2017
2017 Summary Given that I’ve been trudging the local forests regularly for years, one would have thought that I’ve seen all there is to see. The amazing thing about macro…
Review Video

The Weirdest Macro Lens – Laowa 24mm f/14 2:1 Underwater Field Test

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21 October 2017
Back in June, I was given the opportunity to test the new crazy lens by Laowa – the Laowa 24mm f/14 2:1 Relay Lens. It measures about 40cm in…
Journal Workshop

Borneo Bootcamp 2017 – Tawau Hills Park Day 4

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19 July 2017
On our last day in Tawau, we made our pilgrimage up to the world's (once) tallest tropical tree. Well, it was still the world's tallest until 2016 when researchers found several taller trees in Maliau Basin and Danum Valley.
Journal Workshop

Borneo Bootcamp 2017 – Tawau Hills Park Day 3

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18 July 2017
We experienced a bit of a slowdown due to the rain on day 2, but day 3 was filled with exceptional finds from giant beetles to lantern bugs to tarantulas and even spiders new to science!
Journal Workshop

Borneo Bootcamp 2017 – Tawau Hills Park Day 2

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17 July 2017
Day 2 of Borneo Bootcamp started early, with most of our long-distance visitors experiencing jet-lag. We had a very good morning with lots of exciting finds, but were contained to the cabins at night due to the rain. Nevertheless, still an exceptional day in Borneo!