Legally Flying a Drone

Legally Flying a Drone

Drone footage can be spectacular. Which is why last week, I spent four days in the illustrious company of Tom and Darren at Heliguy HQ – working towards a PFAW (Permission for Aerial Work). Upon completion of the course, which includes ground school and a practical exam, I will be licensed by the CAA to undertake commercial aerial…

Helios 58mm f2.0 – Swirly Bokeh

Helios 58mm f2.0 – Swirly Bokeh

Today, I had chance to put the Helios 58mm f2 through its paces. I specifically set out to achieve the ‘swirly bokeh’ look so I wouldn’t say this is a substantial ‘test’ by any means… but hopefully my initial thoughts will be useful. Most will recognise the 58mm Helios as a characterful lens – with…