Embracing The Winter Lover

For the best part of six months I've used only one camera, aside from the phone camera that's always with me. That camera is the Panasonic Lumix FZ38. In many ways it's my photography end game, my soul mate, the ideal balance between the handling and image quality of a DSLR, and the compact size,… Continue reading Embracing The Winter Lover

The Colour Quest (XI) – Spring Calling With The Lumix FZ38

For the last couple of years I've been on a photographic colour adventure, finding the (digital) cameras and set ups that give me colours I love without endless (or indeed any) post processing. You can read previous chapters of the colour quest here. Since I bought my Lumix FZ38 last October I've used it almost… Continue reading The Colour Quest (XI) – Spring Calling With The Lumix FZ38

Long Live The Legends Of Lumix

It's funny how we have certain concepts and beliefs around particular brands. Perhaps 10 years ago, before I'd seriously got into photography - and cameras - I was vaguely aware of a few different manufacturers, and had formed opinions of them based on the very little information and experience I had. Panasonic Lumix seemed to… Continue reading Long Live The Legends Of Lumix

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?