Lens Love #5 – Asahi Takumar 105mm f/2.8 M42

Lens Love is an occasional series of posts about the vintage lenses I’ve used and loved most. The dry technical data and 100% corner crops of brick walls can be found elsewhere. What I’m more interested in is what specifically about a lens makes me love using it, and why I believe you should try… Continue reading Lens Love #5 – Asahi Takumar 105mm f/2.8 M42

One Month One Camera – March 2020 (II) – Lessons With The Little Lumix XS1

This month I'm using a Panasonic Lumix XS1 as my only camera. You can read the first post here. After using the little Lumix more, I have a few further observations.  First, did I mention it was tiny? I don't have a particularly large smartphone, but the XS1 is smaller, and feels lighter (I haven't… Continue reading One Month One Camera – March 2020 (II) – Lessons With The Little Lumix XS1

Sunlight Seeping Through The Darkness

As a blogger, I'm generally far more of a creator of my own work than a curator of other people's. These are unique times though, so I thought I'd gather together and share some of the blog posts and articles I'd found particularly inspiring and positive in recent days.  The Sun Still Shines - Photographer… Continue reading Sunlight Seeping Through The Darkness