Finding Your Forever Camera

There's an expression amongst house hunters - "finding our forever home" - which means finding the property you plan to spend the rest of your life in. But how does this apply to us photographers? Is there such thing as a "Forever Camera"? Personally I can name a handful of digital cameras I could happily… Continue reading Finding Your Forever Camera

Why A Pentax Espio Should Be Top Of Your Compact Film Camera Wishlist

My gradual shift from shooting film to digital was motivated by a number of factors, but a significant one was the size and weight of cameras. The digital compacts I favour these days give me results that are more than good enough, with the bonus of being very small and¬†light. I can walk for two… Continue reading Why A Pentax Espio Should Be Top Of Your Compact Film Camera Wishlist

Chance Encounters In The Cheap Seats – My Favourite Photography Bargains

Like many on this island, I love a bargain. Which, when it comes to old cameras, can cause quite a problem. These days I'm down to a fairly select collection, but my One Month, One Camera (OMOC) project this year has opened my eyes a little to a photographic bargain once more.¬† Last Saturday, waiting… Continue reading Chance Encounters In The Cheap Seats – My Favourite Photography Bargains

To Those Remaining (Part 1) – My Film Camera Collection

Some 30 months ago, my film camera collection was well out of hand. Obsessed with trying to find the perfect camera (or cameras - one DSLR, one compact), I managed to amass over 50. Many were near identical, either because they were siblings (for example seven of the 11 DSLRs were Asahi/Pentax) or because the… Continue reading To Those Remaining (Part 1) – My Film Camera Collection