One Month, One Camera – Jan 2020 (I) – Special FX?

Last year my One Month One Camera (OMOC) project worked very well, so in 2020 I plan to shoot with just one camera every month of the year. First up for January, following on from my happy reunion with my Lumix LX3 in December, another Lumix that I've had a while but not yet used,… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – Jan 2020 (I) – Special FX?

If You Had Just £20, Which Camera Would You Buy?

As you probably know, I'm quite a fan of the bargain used camera, and in the last couple of years, for me that's meant 5-15 year old digital cameras, mostly compacts. I've found at least a dozen that cost me less then a decent meal, which produced photographs I'm happy with, and been fun to… Continue reading If You Had Just £20, Which Camera Would You Buy?

How To Convert Your Digital Compact’s Zoom Lens To A 35mm Prime

This month I'm committing to a single camera again, part of my One Month, One Camera project. For December it's my Panasonic Lumix LX3. I thought I might try some different focal lengths, having used it almost entirely at 35mm previously. So I went with its longest zoom of 60mm for a while, but found… Continue reading How To Convert Your Digital Compact’s Zoom Lens To A 35mm Prime

When Digital Dies – My Fleeting Affair With A Konica Minolta Dynax 5D

As you know, I'm a big fan of older digital cameras. Those digital classics that are usually overlooked and abandoned in someone's drawer, having since been superceded half a dozen times by a series of later and supposedly greater new models. Being electronic, there's the likelihood that with each passing year - and indeed with… Continue reading When Digital Dies – My Fleeting Affair With A Konica Minolta Dynax 5D