One Month, One Camera – December 2019 (II) – Panasonic Lumix LX3

This month is the sixth this year I've committed to one camera for the whole month, and my weapon of choice this time is the Lumix LX3. See the first part here, or all One Month, One Camera (OMOC) posts here. The LX3 is one of few remaining cameras I have, and for good reason.… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – December 2019 (II) – Panasonic Lumix LX3

Collecting Cameras – When No Is Not An Option

It's all too easy to get sucked into the incredible breadth and range of old cameras available to us - more than any time before in our lifetimes - or indeed anyone's lifetime in history. A quick browse on eBay tonight shows 18139 film cameras, 32014 digital cameras and 32341 lenses for sale in the… Continue reading Collecting Cameras – When No Is Not An Option

How To Convert Your Digital Compact’s Zoom Lens To A 35mm Prime

This month I'm committing to a single camera again, part of my One Month, One Camera project. For December it's my Panasonic Lumix LX3. I thought I might try some different focal lengths, having used it almost entirely at 35mm previously. So I went with its longest zoom of 60mm for a while, but found… Continue reading How To Convert Your Digital Compact’s Zoom Lens To A 35mm Prime

The Unthinkable Machines

Around 1993 I bought my first Apple Mac, after using them at University and falling for their simplicity and user friendly design. My current main computer is also Apple - a MacBook Pro (MBP), that I purchased new in 2008, for around £1400. That felt (and was!) a fair chunk of money then, but since… Continue reading The Unthinkable Machines