The Slow Reader

How slowly do you read? Does it vary depending on the type of text you’re reading? Whether it’s on paper, a computer screen, a phone? I try not to have too many books on the go at any one time. Currently the main two I’m reading are The Art Of Photography by Bruce Barnbaum and… Continue reading The Slow Reader

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

My Ever Shrinking Camera Collection

In the last year my collection of cameras has decreased to essentially two 35mm film SLRs, a DSLR, a few digital compacts and my Xperia phone. In reality I haven't shot any film in perhaps 18 months now, and in the last three months have only picked up three of the digitals, using my phone… Continue reading My Ever Shrinking Camera Collection

Zero Budget Photography – Is It Possible?

Is it possible to have a flourishing photography hobby without spending any money at all? In my experience, I believe we can get very close indeed to zero budget photography. When I first got into film photography, one of the greatest charms was that I could pick up an excellent vintage SLR and lens for… Continue reading Zero Budget Photography – Is It Possible?

The Most Powerful Question To Ask Yourself Before You Buy Your Next Camera Or Bike

Many of us are caught in the cycle of buying "just one more" camera or bicycle, insisting to ourselves (as everyone else has long since got bored of the same old broken record and stopped listening) that this will finally be the dream machine, the one we'll settle on for good. But there is no… Continue reading The Most Powerful Question To Ask Yourself Before You Buy Your Next Camera Or Bike