Most of us have associations with brands from our childhoods, especially those that are no longer around (or as visible). For me, when I hear "Casio" I think of pocket scientific calculators in folding vinyl wallets, maths exams where I couldn't tap my fingers fast enough on my trusty Casio FX to crunch numbers in… Continue reading First To 10 – The Classy Compact Casio Exilim EX-Z1000
Before I resumed my One Month, One Camera (OMOC) experiments this month, I tried out a couple of other cameras. One of these was a more unusual digital compact I bought for the OMOC project, then found the battery was dead, and was reluctant to spend twice what the camera cost on a new battery.… Continue reading Unexpected Envy – Photography With The Samsung NV10
This year I've been experimenting with a One Month, One Camera (OMOC) project. The premise is simple, use just one camera for one month, to see the benefits of getting the best from it, and from committing to one camera for a sustained period generally. January, February and March reminded me that I'm sold on… Continue reading Bridge Of Surprise? The FujiFilm FinePix S7000
Whilst older 35hunter readers will recall the days I delighted in 35mm film, my needs evolved, and I haven't shot a full roll since May 2017. I've used digital cameras since my first attempts at shooting with intention around 2006-2007, and my love has continued to grow - prior to, alongside, and eventually beyond -… Continue reading Digital Classic Camera Archive!
My gradual shift from shooting film to digital was motivated by a number of factors, but a significant one was the size and weight of cameras. The digital compacts I favour these days give me results that are more than good enough, with the bonus of being very small and light. I can walk for two… Continue reading Why A Pentax Espio Should Be Top Of Your Compact Film Camera Wishlist