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
Back in 2010, my photography life had thus far looked like this... 2006 - 2010 Made photos with a Sony Ericsson camera phone. Er, that was pretty much it. Aside from a two pack flirtation with a Polaroid and my best friend and partner at the time, I'd used no other cameras but those on… Continue reading Beneath The Old Elm – A Nostalgic Wander With A Former Flame
We spoke the other week about cameranogamy - using just one camera - and some of the major benefits. I'm moving ever closer to this, but I'm not quite there yet. A warning before we go any further - this post is a bit of a gear post. I will probably use phrases like ISO… Continue reading One Camera Candidates – Ricoh GX100 Vs Sony Xperia
A recent post on JimGrey's blog got me thinking... So many of us have built up a bigger collection of cameras than we intended to - or will ever use - and are struggling to whittle them back down to a manageable size again. But what if we took a different, more radical approach to streamlining the… Continue reading Camera Collection Reboot – Which Three Would You Choose?
It's only mid February but there are plenty of signs of spring here. Which means a bit of a shift in palette from my photography - I've been shooting probably 90% monochrome and 10% muted colour since October. The Pentax Q is very obliging with its array of settings. Most useful are Custom Image and… Continue reading The Colours Of Spring (Through The Eyes Of The Pentax Q)