One Month One Camera – March 2020 (II) – Lessons With The Little Lumix XS1

This month I'm using a Panasonic Lumix XS1 as my only camera. You can read the first post here. After using the little Lumix more, I have a few further observations.  First, did I mention it was tiny? I don't have a particularly large smartphone, but the XS1 is smaller, and feels lighter (I haven't… Continue reading One Month One Camera – March 2020 (II) – Lessons With The Little Lumix XS1

One Month One Camera – Mar 2020 (I) – Another Month, Another Lumix – The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

With this ongoing One Month One Camera (OMOC) project, I usually find that the camera I choose for the next month is strongly influenced by how the previous month went, and the camera I used. Last month my Ricoh GR Digital III was the chosen one, and reminded me what a fantastic camera it is.… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Mar 2020 (I) – Another Month, Another Lumix – The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

One Month One Camera – Feb 2020 (III) – Ricoh GRD III Summary

So this month I've been using just the wonderful Ricoh GR Digital III. Looking back over the month, despite my love of this camera, I didn't actually take that many photographs.  This is mostly because of the almost relentlessly wet and windy weather, meaning my usual windows of opportunity for photo walks have mostly been… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Feb 2020 (III) – Ricoh GRD III Summary

One Month One Camera – Feb 2020 (II) – Ricoh GR Digital III – Lost For Words?

This month in my One Month One Camera project I've returned to an old favourite, the Ricoh GR Digital III. Despite being one of the more expensive used cameras I've bought (around £150 in 2018), it's more than earned its keep. In fact I enjoy using the GRD III so much, I feel like there's… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Feb 2020 (II) – Ricoh GR Digital III – Lost For Words?

One Month One Camera – Feb 2020 (I) – Return Of The Ricoh (GR Digital III)

For February, I've chosen a camera that's quite possibly my favourite I've ever used, but one that's spent a disproportionately little amount of time in my hands making pictures. The Ricoh GR Digital III.  I don't plan to delve into the history of the, some would say legendary, Ricoh GR series, as Ricoh tell the… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Feb 2020 (I) – Return Of The Ricoh (GR Digital III)