The most I've ever spent on a single camera is £150. This seems to be some kind of invisible door stop, which I've bumped right up against on three or four occasions. A Pentax K30, A Ricoh GRD III and a Sony NEX 3N come immediately to mind, all costing £150 or a shade less.… Continue reading The Camera I’d Buy If Money Were No Object
A few weeks back, my intention was to experiment with colour with my Lumix FZ38. Also, I recently changed my phone, and the Realme 6 Pro I settled upon was another option for colour photography. But despite this, about 95% of photographs I've made since have been black and white. The Realme has a fairly… Continue reading Fear Of Colour
My first few years of photography involved just the phone camera in my pocket. Then a Nikon Coolpix digital compact when I started learning about aperture, depth of field and shutter speed, and wanted a little more control than my Sony Cyber-shot phones of the day could give. In June 2012, I received a Holga… Continue reading The Vintage Allure – Or Why I Love Cameras And Other Objects Older Than Me
My oldest son and I are working, rather slowly, on a 1000 piece Marvel jigsaw puzzle. Our approaches are a little different, which surprised me. Whereas I will generally pick up a piece of puzzle, then look at the picture and try to figure out where it goes, my son more often looks at the… Continue reading Camera Collecting – Does The Puzzle Fit The Pieces, Or The Pieces Fit The Puzzle?