The Irresistible Allure Of The Older Sister

Whilst I've tried a fair few cameras over the last eight years or so (I'd guess over 200, film and digital combined), there haven't been many that I've absolutely hated. Partly because I tend to like to do my research first, and buy something that has a decent reputation. And partly because on some level… Continue reading The Irresistible Allure Of The Older Sister

Why Your Hopelessly Inadequate Camera Is A Blessing

Take a close look at your current favourite camera. You know there are cameras out there with better lenses don't you? Digital bodies with more features and larger, higher MegaPixel sensors? Film bodies with better build quality, greater cachet amongst collectors, and a higher resale value? But to focus on any of what others might… Continue reading Why Your Hopelessly Inadequate Camera Is A Blessing

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

How To Measure How Good Your Camera Really Is

The internet is awash with camera reviews, either objectively trying to help us find the camera that might best suit us, or more subjectively trying to sell us the latest camera from a certain manufacturer, depending on the review's source and motives. Many articles are crammed with technical specifications, sample shots, graphs, charts and more… Continue reading How To Measure How Good Your Camera Really Is