In one form or another, photography's been a hobby of mine for around 15 years. I'd used cameras before then, but not for the specific and deliberate purpose of capturing compositions that I found interesting and beautiful. This intentional photography phase began around 2006 with my then cameraphone, a Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot K800i, though I'd… Continue reading The Many Faces Of Photography
During my childhood, I evolved through various collections of toys. One of the first, and longest lasting, was Action Man, and one of the most endearing memories I have is being at my dad's garage (he sold cars for large periods of my upbringing) and stumbling across a huge cardboard box full of assorted Action… Continue reading The Ageless Excitement Of New Old Toys
The most I've ever spent on a single camera is £150. This seems to be some kind of invisible door stop, which I've bumped right up against on three or four occasions. A Pentax K30, A Ricoh GRD III and a Sony NEX 3N come immediately to mind, all costing £150 or a shade less.… Continue reading The Camera I’d Buy If Money Were No Object
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?
A camera can mean many things to many people. For me, my camera is my... Constant companion, always with me when I want to capture what's before me in more than just my memory. Magical tool for helping my eyes see more than they ever did before. Gateway to creating beautiful art, and one that… Continue reading My Camera Is My…