Camera Collecting – Does The Puzzle Fit The Pieces, Or The Pieces Fit The Puzzle?

My oldest son and I are working, rather slowly, on a 1000 piece Marvel jigsaw puzzle. Our approaches are a little different, which surprised me. Whereas I will generally pick up a piece of puzzle, then look at the picture and try to figure out where it goes, my son more often looks at the… Continue reading Camera Collecting – Does The Puzzle Fit The Pieces, Or The Pieces Fit The Puzzle?

My Current Camera Wish List

Being a fan of capturing ideas when they come, I have around 170 draft posts/ideas in WordPress ready to be expanded upon. One of those that raises head repeatedly is my camera wish list of the time. The last draft version I have of this post from over a year ago, features seven or eight… Continue reading My Current Camera Wish List

What Does Your Camera Collection Say About You?

In my late teens and early 20s, being a young man trying to find his way in the world, I was hugely interested in music, and books. More than that, I was, unconsciously at first, building a collection of books and CDs that I felt defined the person I was, what interested me, moved me,… Continue reading What Does Your Camera Collection Say About You?

Collecting Cameras – When No Is Not An Option

It's all too easy to get sucked into the incredible breadth and range of old cameras available to us - more than any time before in our lifetimes - or indeed anyone's lifetime in history. A quick browse on eBay tonight shows 18139 film cameras, 32014 digital cameras and 32341 lenses for sale in the… Continue reading Collecting Cameras – When No Is Not An Option

Retreat, Retreat, The Cameras Are Taking Over!

Two or three years back I had over 50 cameras. Even worse, most were untested, as instead of using one I already had, I was incessantly buying more. Thankfully I'm nowhere near this place again,┬ábut I've reached a point where I just have too many cameras. How do I know when this happens? There's a… Continue reading Retreat, Retreat, The Cameras Are Taking Over!