If This Camera Broke, Would You Buy Another?

Perhaps the best test of which your favourite cameras are, is to ask one simple question - Q. "If this camera broke, would I buy another?" Here are the current cameras on my shelf, and my thoughts on answering this question.  Pentax Q A. Yes, without hesitation, though I might try a Q7 or QS1… Continue reading If This Camera Broke, Would You Buy Another?

The Colour Quest (IV) – Infrared Photography With The Pentax Q

My favourite camera of the moment (and possibly ever) is the dinky yet divine Pentax Q. It's one of few cameras where I can set up the black and white (b/w) in camera and get results I want straight off the memory card, with zero post processing. This maximises my time out with the camera,… Continue reading The Colour Quest (IV) – Infrared Photography With The Pentax Q

The Colour Quest (II) – Vintage Colour

This is the latest post in my ongoing quest for colour. You can read my colour photography story so far here. In short, whilst I'm very comfortable and happy with black and white images - either using a Snapseed preset I've made, or, even better, straight out of camera with the Pentax Q and Lumix LX3… Continue reading The Colour Quest (II) – Vintage Colour

Shooting Squares – Rejoicing In The Restrictions Of 1:1 Photography

It started with a Holga 120N, given as a birthday present in 2012, and, in retrospect, a life changing camera. Not only my first film camera, the Holga was my first medium format camera, and the first that only shot square images. Before this, my only association with 1:1 aspect ratio photography was vague recollections… Continue reading Shooting Squares – Rejoicing In The Restrictions Of 1:1 Photography

Just One Camera? Meet The First In The Q

My recent One Month, One Camera adventures have helped me see the benefits of extended time with one camera, and that one doesn't have to spend very much at all to find a camera that's fun and rewarding to use, and delivers satisfying photographs. Also, having tried in the first half of April to bond… Continue reading Just One Camera? Meet The First In The Q