The Camera That Killed My Curiosity

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

Four Months, One Camera?

Just over two years ago I began a one month one camera (OMOC) project, in an effort to escape the feelings of overwhelm and indecision I was experiencing trying to pick which camera to use each time I headed out. The idea was that if I had already chosen the camera at the start of… Continue reading Four Months, One Camera?

One Month One Camera – Oct 2020 – Lumix FZ38

At the start of 2019 I started an ongoing project to use just one camera for a month (called, inventively, One Month One Camera, or OMOC), as a way to combat the frustration I was feeling - and time I was losing - in choosing a camera to use each time I went out to… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Oct 2020 – Lumix FZ38

Dear Micro Four Thirds, Should We Try Again?

On paper, Micro Four Thirds (M43, or MFT) seems a wonderful fit for me.  The flexibility of interchangeable lenses (including, with an adapter, my beloved M42 lenses), in a more compact body, and with a larger and better performing sensor than a digital compact, these cameras seem to offer the ideal sweet spot between my… Continue reading Dear Micro Four Thirds, Should We Try Again?

How To Create The Ultimate Pocket Sketchbook Camera

This month I've been experimenting with two or three different cameras, which have been pretty impressive. Being in the full flow of spring now too, it's seemed logical to start to switch back to colour photography, to capture the resplendent displays of late daffodils, tulips and of course bluebells. But somehow, I keep getting drawn… Continue reading How To Create The Ultimate Pocket Sketchbook Camera