The other day I wrote about my new smart phone, the Realme 6 Pro, and my initial thoughts on its camera and photographic capabilities. You also probably know I don't much like post processing. Despite it being spring round our way, and flowers blooming in abundance, my photography head is still in black and white… Continue reading Shooting Black And White With The Realme 6 Pro
Not wanting to be too much of a slave to the upgrade parade with anything, nonetheless I do have to succumb to planned obsolescence periodically, or my devices become more irritating than enabling. My last couple of phones (an iPhone 5C then Sony Xperia) managed about three years each. The latter reached the point where… Continue reading Discovering The Real Me (6 Pro)
So before we talked about what first attracted us to film photography. This time, it's the turn of digital photography. My first digital camera (phone) was a Motorola Razr V3i, though I don't really recall making many photos with it, and don't have any saved in my archives. The first camera I remember using with… Continue reading Digital Photography – What First Attracted You?
I've lost track of the number of camera reviews where, for any camera less than the latest top end pro model, the author treats it merely as a potential "back up" camera, as if it's only good enough to be called upon in an emergency as a desperate last measure. Anyway, that minor rant aside,… Continue reading Back Up Cameras – Do You Carry One?
Whilst I've been making photographs with intention for perhaps 12 years now, it took me a while to get to a place where I was proud of a photograph I'd made. This image from 2009 stands out in my memory as one that took my approach to a different level. Rather than just taking snaps… Continue reading The First Photograph I Was Proud Of…