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 (II) – Lumix GF1 + Helios 44-2

My chosen camera for April is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 I've had around 18 months and want to get to know better. Initially I bought just the body plus an M42 adapter, so I could use my favourite vintage lenses.  One of these is a battered old Helios 44-2 58mm f/2, an early bargain of… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – April 2019 (II) – Lumix GF1 + Helios 44-2

Photography At The Speed Of You

A major appeal of riding to work on my ebike compared with a car, is the freedom I have over my speed. In a built up area, in a car you’re limited firstly by the speed limit, then any traffic control such as traffic lights and roundabouts, then finally by the volume of traffic. In… Continue reading Photography At The Speed Of You

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

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