Back in 2012 and 2013 when I was shooting up to 15 rolls of 35mm film a month, I used a range of cameras. Although many, I was shooting them just about often enough to get used to their unique functions. Plus, with the manual focus 35mm SLRs from the 70s and early 80s I… Continue reading Master Of None
As you may recall, I haven't photographed often recently, certainly nothing like as much as two or three years ago. So I decided to take a look through my remaining cameras and see what I still had. And, not surprisingly really, I came across a few purchases I'd forgotten about. Here are three - 1.… Continue reading The Cameras We’ve Forgotten
Being more of a hands-on kind of person, rather than meticulously studying an instruction manual before using something new, when it comes to cameras, I've learned most by experimenting, by trial and error. Meaning my photography learning has predominantly come from practical experience, rather than reading. The camera that has been my greatest teacher in… Continue reading The Camera That’s Taught Me Most
It fascinates me how a convincing and impassioned story can sway our beliefs, opinions and decisions. Not least of all when it’s us telling the story to ourselves. This is an occasional series about some of the stories I’ve woven to myself, to justify a certain decision or purchase. See all posts in the series here.… Continue reading The Stories We Tell Ourselves (III) – I’ll Just Test One More New Camera, Then Sell The Ones I Like Least…
Growing up, we weren't rolling in money, in fact we didn't have much at all. But I never felt it. The physical stuff that mattered to me in the first decade of my life was plentiful - toys, bikes and books. The toys evolved over the years, but the pattern was the same. Action Man,… Continue reading All New! Every Week!