7 Reasons I’ve Bought Hundreds Of Cameras On eBay

It's no secret on this blog that I've owned and used a few hundred cameras. This simply wouldn't have happened if the heyday of my photography passion hadn't coincided with the abundant availability of cameras through the internet, and most specifically, eBay. I would guess that if I've had 200 cameras, then probably 190 of… Continue reading 7 Reasons I’ve Bought Hundreds Of Cameras On eBay

The Allure Of The Incomplete Picture – How I Shrank My Desire For Stuff

I'm not keen on having too many material possessions, be it cameras, clothes, books or anything else. In other words, I don't like having too much stuff.  A part of me has always been this way, coming from a fairly frugal family upbringing. My dad was often self employed so income was variable, plus he… Continue reading The Allure Of The Incomplete Picture – How I Shrank My Desire For Stuff

Collecting Cameras – When No Is Not An Option

It's all too easy to get sucked into the incredible breadth and range of old cameras available to us - more than any time before in our lifetimes - or indeed anyone's lifetime in history. A quick browse on eBay tonight shows 18139 film cameras, 32014 digital cameras and 32341 lenses for sale in the… Continue reading Collecting Cameras – When No Is Not An Option

How To Measure How Good Your Camera Really Is

The internet is awash with camera reviews, either objectively trying to help us find the camera that might best suit us, or more subjectively trying to sell us the latest camera from a certain manufacturer, depending on the review's source and motives. Many articles are crammed with technical specifications, sample shots, graphs, charts and more… Continue reading How To Measure How Good Your Camera Really Is