5 Ways To Stop Buying Photography Gear And Enjoy What You Already Have

These days I'm a recovering gearoholic, and whilst I was never caught up with the upgrade parade, I did go through a few years of buying far more used cameras and lenses than I had the time or inclination to use. With my buying pretty much in check these days, I thought I'd share five… Continue reading 5 Ways To Stop Buying Photography Gear And Enjoy What You Already Have

Why Photography Is All About The Gear (Except Actually It Isn’t At All)

Lately on 35hunter there's been a fairly high proportion of talk around gear.  Which, on a photography blog, surely is inevitable? The exact combination of camera and lens (and film) you use is highly important. Except, it really isn't. Not in the way many would tell you it is. In my experience, where gear isn't important… Continue reading Why Photography Is All About The Gear (Except Actually It Isn’t At All)

The Irresistible Spell Of The Bargain Camera

It's no secret that in the last seven years or so I've shot hundreds of cameras, and owned as many more that I never made a single photograph with.  The cameras I've paid over £100 for I can count on one hand. Those that cost me under £20 I'd need the hands of an entire… Continue reading The Irresistible Spell Of The Bargain Camera

Remembering Your Never Ever Camera

We recently talked about finding our "Forever Camera", the one we could settle on for the rest of our photography days. But what about your "Never Ever Camera", the most awkward, clunky, frustrating and disappointing camera you've ever used? The one you couldn't wait to see the back of and would never ever touch again… Continue reading Remembering Your Never Ever Camera

It Was The Best Of Sites, It Was The Worst Of Sites – They Called It eBay

I'll pin my (red, blue, yellow, green) colours to the mast right from the outset. I've used eBay since 2002, and if it wasn't for this one site, I wouldn't have discovered the hundreds of amazing (and not so amazing) cameras I've experienced using over the last six or seven years. But there in one… Continue reading It Was The Best Of Sites, It Was The Worst Of Sites – They Called It eBay