Lo-Fi In Your Eye – Up Close With The Pentax Q 07 Lens

My Pentax Q has taken a back seat lately, with the Ricoh GX100 and an old Sony camera phone delivering all I need in both the experience and the final image. The Q is too wonderful a camera to stay out of the limelight for too long though. As a regular reader you might recall I… Continue reading Lo-Fi In Your Eye – Up Close With The Pentax Q 07 Lens

Books Before Gear #2 – In England – Don McCullin

The second in a new series of posts called Books Before Gear (BBG), as  I move increasingly towards viewing photographs via paper rather than pixels. I’m no art critic, and my thoughts about each book are entirely subjective, but hopefully they’ll give you an idea of whether you might enjoy the book too. At the… Continue reading Books Before Gear #2 – In England – Don McCullin

Five Essential Camera Accessories You Need To Transform Your Photography

Everyone knows that when you buy a camera you can't just get it out of the box/bag/clumsily bundled third hand bubble wrap and start using it straight away. No, don't be silly, first you need a selection of essential cutting edge add ons, without which you will utterly fail as a photographer. But don't panic,… Continue reading Five Essential Camera Accessories You Need To Transform Your Photography

The Slow Down

The faster life seems to become, the more I've craved slowing down. Slowing down the making of photographs, taking more time to compose each shot, letting myself completely sink into and lose myself in the moment. This brings me stronger memories and more palpable emotions when I look back at the images afterwards - reconnecting… Continue reading The Slow Down