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
On the recent occasions where I've been out for a walk without a "proper" dedicated camera, and found something interesting to capture, I've just reached for my camera phone. Currently this is an Android Realme 6 Pro which I introduced previously. The Realme houses the most sophisticated camera I've had in a phone. A relatively… Continue reading All I Need Now Is A Camera Phone?
One of the best film photography tips I've read is to shoot red, as it nearly always looks good. I wrote more about this a couple of years back, with a sample of some of my own favourite red shots. With digital, just as powerful a tip in my experience is DON'T shoot red. Most… Continue reading Don’t Shoot Red!
Not wanting to be too much of a slave to the upgrade parade with anything, nonetheless I do have to succumb to planned obsolescence periodically, or my devices become more irritating than enabling. My last couple of phones (an iPhone 5C then Sony Xperia) managed about three years each. The latter reached the point where… Continue reading Discovering The Real Me (6 Pro)
From around mid-2012 to mid-2020, I had a great thirst for new (to me, but old) cameras. This desire certainly dropped off in latter years, as I stopped shooting film (mid-2017) and then realised further that once you've discovered even a couple of digital cameras you love, there's little point in keep trying out more… Continue reading The Camera That Killed My Curiosity