Unplugging All Over Again

A while back I started some unplugged experiments. Whilst I didn't - and don't - spend vast amounts of time online on what I'd consider meaningless activities, I wanted to hone the quality further, and reduce my overall time each week spent on a device connected to the internet. The experiments went well, and both… Continue reading Unplugging All Over Again

One Month, One Camera – April 2019 (I) – A Month Of M43

In my One Month, One Camera (OMOC) project, March ended 10 days early for the Panasonic Lumix LX2. This was not because I didn't like or rate the camera - I did - but because the original overall purpose seems to have reached a natural conclusion. My aim was to see if I could spend… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – April 2019 (I) – A Month Of M43

Six Ways To Enjoy A Year Of Photography For £1 A Month (Or Less)

I love cheap photography. As I've written about previously, a very capable, light and compact 35mm SLR (say a late Canon EOS) plus a quite lovely M42 lens (say a Takumar 55/2) might still give you change from £30 or even less. But buying and developing film is likely to cost £5 a roll minimum.… Continue reading Six Ways To Enjoy A Year Of Photography For £1 A Month (Or Less)

How To Support The Blogs And Communties You Love

As I’ve spoken about previously, aside from enjoying the writing and thinking out loud my blog provides, a major reason for having a blog at all is to create and grow a community of like minded people. I could just jump on an existing site or social media platform but I prefer to do things… Continue reading How To Support The Blogs And Communties You Love

Why The iPad Is My Favourite Tool For Editing Photographs

My post processing workflow is very consistent these days, and follows one of two paths. 1. The camera creates images I like on board so I don't need to do anything except upload them to my MacBook by putting the memory card in a USB reader and importing en masse with Image Capture. These images… Continue reading Why The iPad Is My Favourite Tool For Editing Photographs