How To Improve Your Photography With A Secret Memory Card Trick

Whilst film photography has a tangible cost to every frame - and one that ultimately became too high for me to justify a couple of years back - digital photography can seem like it's virtually free. After the initial costs of the camera (which I've shown can be merely a few pounds and less than… Continue reading How To Improve Your Photography With A Secret Memory Card Trick

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?

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 Those digital classics that are usually overlooked and abandoned in someone's drawer, having since been superceded half a dozen times by a series of later and supposedly greater new models.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

5 Deep And Lasting Benefits Of Film Photography (Even Though I Now Shoot 100% Digital)

A very brief recap of my photography adventures since I started shooting with intention around 2005, looks like this - 2005 - 2011 - Used phone cameras (mostly Sony) to learn how to compose and find my favourite subject matter. 2011 - 2012 - Shot intensively with my first "proper" camera, a Nikon Coolpix P300.… Continue reading 5 Deep And Lasting Benefits Of Film Photography (Even Though I Now Shoot 100% Digital)