As you probably know, I'm not one for endlessly fiddling about with every possible setting on a camera shot by shot, trying to achieve a perfect photo every time. And I like post processing even less. My ideal is to have a camera that's either simple enough in itself to just point and shoot, or… Continue reading The Snapshot – Pure Photography Or Pointless Pursuit?
For the last couple of years I've been on a photographic colour adventure, finding the (digital) cameras and set ups that give me colours I love without endless (or indeed any) post processing. You can read previous chapters of the colour quest here. Since I bought my Lumix FZ38 last October I've used it almost… Continue reading The Colour Quest (XI) – Spring Calling With The Lumix FZ38
Having three kids under the age of 13 means our house has an abundance of toys. As I'm sure many other parents will attest to, one of the great pleasures of having your own children is the opportunity to play with toys and games again - without fear of any disparaging comments or raised eyebrows… Continue reading Because Sometimes You Just Want A New Toy
Our first experiences can often be special, and tend to set our expectations and aims for the experiences that follow. Here are a few questions about first cameras I thought it might be interesting to answer. I hope you might find them worth pondering too. Which was the first camera... ...you remember seeing in the… Continue reading The First Camera