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

Social Media – The Last Goodnight

I'm giving up on my last remaining social media outposts - Instagram, Google+ and Twitter - for two simple reasons. 1. I'm not contributing anything meaningful to them. 2. I'm not gaining anything meaningful from them. I believe we should focus our limited time, attention and efforts where we're most passionate. For me online, this… Continue reading Social Media – The Last Goodnight

Film Photography’s Lost Lessons #1 – Aperture

My photography journey so far can be described in three stages - 1. Phone cameras taught me the basics of composition and helped me find my favourite subjects. 2. Film photography showed me the fundamental potential and relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. 3. Digital compacts gives me the best balance of pleasure, simplicity,… Continue reading Film Photography’s Lost Lessons #1 – Aperture

The Lost Lovers – Yashica Electro 35GTN

This is the first in 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"). First up, the Yashica Electro 35GTN. Romantic Reverie The Yashica Electro 35 GTN… Continue reading The Lost Lovers – Yashica Electro 35GTN