In my late teens and early 20s, being a young man trying to find his way in the world, I was hugely interested in music, and books. More than that, I was, unconsciously at first, building a collection of books and CDs that I felt defined the person I was, what interested me, moved me,… Continue reading What Does Your Camera Collection Say About You?
Back when I was predominantly shooting film, I was very conscious of the real cost of every frame. I'm not going to get into the minutiae of the numbers (yet), but even at its cheapest, every photowalk would end up costing me double figures (pounds). So of course with a tangible cost per shot, it… Continue reading How I Stopped Thinking About The Cost Of Film Photography
Some might say Frugal is one of my middle names, and whilst I've bought two or three used cameras at around £150, and my only new camera, a Nikon Coolpix P300, was around £300 back in 2011, most of my purchases have required a small fraction of this outlay. The danger though with such a… Continue reading The Spending Sweet Spot – How Much To Pay For Your Next Camera
Mostly I use the little notification bell in WordPress to see and reply to comments here on 35hunter. It's a convenient way of viewing them all in one place, and keeping track of my replies - as you get a little reverse arrow to indicate you've done so next to the original comment. But today… Continue reading 10,000 Comments Richer
Most people here in the UK aren't too keen on the winter. But when you probe further, I find that many actually rather enjoy a crisp, frosty morning, or the romance of a first snowfall - especially as they're increasingly rare these days - or that low golden sunlight late in the afternoon. Perhaps what… Continue reading Embracing The Grey