How To Control The Compatibility And Cable Chaos Of Digital Cameras

It'd be very easy for me to pick up a new (used) digital classic camera or two every week, such is their availability and appeal. My recent experiments with three different 4MP cameras didn't help, proving to me that they were ample for my kind of photography, so the potential wealth of cameras out there… Continue reading How To Control The Compatibility And Cable Chaos Of Digital Cameras

Photographic Saturation – Knowing When To Stop And Breathe

In the last four weeks or so, aside from mostly family snaps with my camera phone, I can count the number of photographs I've made with my "proper" cameras on one hand. Which, for a usually fairly prolific photographer like me, is most unusual. So what's going on, and should I be concerned that my… Continue reading Photographic Saturation – Knowing When To Stop And Breathe

Unexpected Pleasures In Technicolour

The last time I used colour consistently was last summer with my Pentax K10D, approaching a year ago now. Since then, I've enjoyed an extended mono phase, partly because I just love the simplicity of black and white, and partly because I haven't really found a consistent way of making colour photographs I like. I've… Continue reading Unexpected Pleasures In Technicolour

Is 4MP Enough In 2018? Part 3 – Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ1 Review

This is part three of my 4MP digital classics experiment. With 36MP digital cameras widely available, and even smartphones offering 19MP plus, the manufacturers try to tell us the more MP, the better your photography will be. But after coming to love a small collection of classic digital cameras in the last year or so, mostly around… Continue reading Is 4MP Enough In 2018? Part 3 – Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ1 Review

Endearingly Awkward – Seeking Beauty With A Flawed Humble 4MP Digital Camera

This post began as a second impressions review of the 2001 4MP Olympus Camedia C4040 Zoom I recently bought. But what evolved, was a wider exploration of how all cameras are flawed in some way, and how we choose to embrace those flaws can ultimately result in the camera being far more endearing than a… Continue reading Endearingly Awkward – Seeking Beauty With A Flawed Humble 4MP Digital Camera