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 (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)

Where Will Your Digital Images Be 10 Years From Now?

In our parents and grandparents era, if someone wanted to save their photographic prints, they had few options. Either frame them, put them in an album, or stack them in shoeboxes. Or a combination of these. Once you'd made your decision on storage, there was little ongoing maintenance for those existing photos. With digital images the… Continue reading Where Will Your Digital Images Be 10 Years From Now?

One Month, One Camera – A Project for 2019

Despite having considered a one month one camera project many times, I believe I've only actually done it once. That was back in the summer of 2014 with my then new to me Yashica Electro 35 GTN. I shot a dozen rolls of film and really got to know the Electro, in the midst of… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – A Project for 2019

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