The Smiling Camera

Not one for endless analysis, poring over the fine detail of tech specs, or pixel peeking, I prefer to judge a camera's worth (and whether I keep it or not) by my response to two simple questions -  1. Does it make me smile when I'm using it? 2. Does it make me smile when… Continue reading The Smiling Camera

Wet Weather Wonder

Canon Sure Shots and me have a pretty good history. I've had maybe ten, and all but one have been more than competent, intelligently designed, and fun to use. I recently wrote about the Canon Sure Shot Classic 120, a camera that despite having a zoom lens, is very impressive in virtually all areas, and has… Continue reading Wet Weather Wonder

The Promise Shot

It starts with someone else's "Promise Shot".  A photograph taken with a camera I've become curious about, that shows enough potential to urge me further to get one for myself and see what I can create with it. Then, hopefully after a roll or two, I manage to make a Promise Shot of my own, one… Continue reading The Promise Shot