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
Going from one camera to over 51 in a couple years, and now currently back down to about ten, with much relief I've finally discovered the formula for the perfect number (PN) of cameras to own. PN = n + 1 (where n is the number of cameras you currently own) Now having read first… Continue reading The Perfect Number Of Cameras To Own Is..
Some 30 months ago, my film camera collection was well out of hand. Obsessed with trying to find the perfect camera (or cameras - one DSLR, one compact), I managed to amass over 50. Many were near identical, either because they were siblings (for example seven of the 11 DSLRs were Asahi/Pentax) or because the… Continue reading To Those Remaining (Part 1) – My Film Camera Collection
For years, this was me. Hiding behind my wall of cameras, eternally testing and trying the latest vintage beauty I'd stumbled across. Constantly, guiltily, looking over my shoulder at the growing mass of bodies and lenses sprawled across shelves and buried in boxes. Always feeling that once I'd found that elusive one true love, that… Continue reading Hiding In Fear Behind A Wall Of Cameras
A recent post on JimGrey's blog got me thinking... So many of us have built up a bigger collection of cameras than we intended to - or will ever use - and are struggling to whittle them back down to a manageable size again. But what if we took a different, more radical approach to streamlining the… Continue reading Camera Collection Reboot – Which Three Would You Choose?