physics

Polarisation Physics Magic!

Click through to check out a mini-video I've made showing a couple of cool tricks using two linear polarisers and sticky tape!! Spoiler alert: there will be lots of pretty colours! Physics is magic!! :) And you can easily do this yourself at home!

By | 14th August 2015|Polarisation|4 Comments

Neutral Density Filters

Are you familiar with neutral density filters? Click through to read about what type of photographs I like to take using neutral density filters and the physics behind the large colour cast of very opaque high ND filters.

By | 9th May 2015|Favourites, Optics, Photography Tips|14 Comments

Lunar Eclipse & Moon Facts

There is a lunar eclipse coming up this Saturday, and it will be visible from Australia. Click through to learn some fun facts about the moon like why the full moon always rises at sunset or why lunar eclipses always happen during full moon!

By | 2nd April 2015|Favourites|6 Comments

Single-Lens Reflex

SLR. Surely, you are familiar with those letters. But do you know what they stand for? Click through to find out and learn about the physics behind it. Optics is the reason you can look through your SLR viewfinder and see exactly what your photograph will look like.

By | 12th February 2015|Favourites, Optics|6 Comments

Gravity

If you drop two very different objects from the same height will they land at the same time? And if you repeat this in vacuum will the result be different? Click throught to find out the answer with Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation!

By | 6th November 2014|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Blue Sky

Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue, the sun is yellow and sunrises/sunsets are red? This is due to Rayleigh scattering from the air molecules. The molecules scatter more blue light than red light so when looking at the sky it seems blue! Click through to learn more.

By | 21st October 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Depth Of Field

How can objects at different distances be in focus at the same time in your camera? Why does the lens aperture size determine the depth of field of your photograph? Does it depend on anything else? Click through to learn about the physics behind it.

By | 2nd October 2014|Favourites, Optics|5 Comments

Bokehliciousness

I have the secret to getting cool funky shaped bokeh in your images. But if I tell you it won't be a secret anymore... Oh dear! I guess we'll just have to keep it between you and me then hehe. Click through to read more about heart and other shapes bokeh and the physics behind it.

By | 18th September 2014|Bokeh, Favourites|7 Comments
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