The Lost Lovers – Pentax K10D

Lost Lovers is a series of posts about cameras I have known, loved and lost. I plan to look back at why I loved them ("Romantic Reverie") and then why I ultimately sold or donated them ("In The Harsh Light"). This time around, the Pentax K10D, their flagship DSLR from 2006. Romantic Reverie Aside from a… Continue reading The Lost Lovers – Pentax K10D

One Month, One Camera – February 2019 (II)

So this year I'm trying out a One Month, One Camera (OMOC) project, and for February my weapon of choice is the FujiFilm FinePix F810. I wrote an introduction to the camera here, and now I've had a couple more photowalks, I have more thoughts, and of course photographs, to share. What I like about… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – February 2019 (II)

Why A Pentax Espio Should Be Top Of Your Compact Film Camera Wishlist

My gradual shift from shooting film to digital was motivated by a number of factors, but a significant one was the size and weight of cameras. The digital compacts I favour these days give me results that are more than good enough, with the bonus of being very small and light. I can walk for two… Continue reading Why A Pentax Espio Should Be Top Of Your Compact Film Camera Wishlist

Chance Encounters In The Cheap Seats – My Favourite Photography Bargains

Like many on this island, I love a bargain. Which, when it comes to old cameras, can cause quite a problem. These days I'm down to a fairly select collection, but my One Month, One Camera (OMOC) project this year has opened my eyes a little to a photographic bargain once more.  Last Saturday, waiting… Continue reading Chance Encounters In The Cheap Seats – My Favourite Photography Bargains

One Month, One Camera – February 2019 (I)

Late last year I decided I wanted a new project for the new year. One that would simultaneously keep my collection of cameras in check, but also allow me to try a new (old) one here and there, in particular classic digital compacts. I also wanted to explore using one camera for a longer period.… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – February 2019 (I)