In the last year my collection of cameras has decreased to essentially two 35mm film SLRs, a DSLR, a few digital compacts and my Xperia phone. In reality I haven't shot any film in perhaps 18 months now, and in the last three months have only picked up three of the digitals, using my phone… Continue reading My Ever Shrinking Camera Collection
Going from one camera to over 51 in a couple years, and now currently back down to about ten, with much relief I've finally discovered the formula for the perfect number (PN) of cameras to own. PN = n + 1 (where n is the number of cameras you currently own) Now having read first… Continue reading The Perfect Number Of Cameras To Own Is..
Over the last few years I've known the allure of vintage cameras and lenses all too well. I've realised this perennial appeal broadly falls within one of three categories, or eras. Pondering further still, I believe the same three can be applied to bicycles too, and no doubt to other objects you may be interested… Continue reading The Triple Temptation Of Vintage
As you know, I used to have more cameras than items of clothing, and a significant factor in reaching that point was how buying a new camera made me feel. After months without even looking at eBay, in the last six weeks or so I seem to have bought five new cameras. So that I'm… Continue reading When I Buy A New Camera I Feel…
Some 30 months ago, my film camera collection was well out of hand. Obsessed with trying to find the perfect camera (or cameras - one DSLR, one compact), I managed to amass over 50. Many were near identical, either because they were siblings (for example seven of the 11 DSLRs were Asahi/Pentax) or because the… Continue reading To Those Remaining (Part 1) – My Film Camera Collection