The Colour Quest (VIII) – The Colour Keeps On Coming

This year I've been exploring colour photography, after struggling in the past to find a colour set up that I'm anything like as happy with as the b/w images made with a number of cameras. The story so far can be read here. Perhaps most important was the last chapter, where my recent acquisition of… Continue reading The Colour Quest (VIII) – The Colour Keeps On Coming

In Praise Of Zoom Lenses (When Primes Let You Down)

With interchangeable lens cameras, the majority of the time I use a prime lens. My reasons are myriad - The simplicity of one focal length. The generally better and more consistent image quality, and knowing it can be relied upon. The more often than not faster maximum aperture, giving more options for low light and… Continue reading In Praise Of Zoom Lenses (When Primes Let You Down)

Photography – Finding Happiness In Less

Once again in the last few weeks I've realised how for me, with photography especially, less is more.  The Pentax K30 DSLR I used throughout July is a cracking camera. But... The ways I was using it was already greatly dumbed down, compared to its full capabilities. So I decided for a few reasons to… Continue reading Photography – Finding Happiness In Less

One Month, One Camera – July 2019 (IV) – Pentax K30 Summary

So throughout July I used only my Pentax K30 DSLR, the fifth chapter of my One Month, One Camera (OMOC) project this year. I've spoken in other posts about the K30 specifically, so rather than rehash a partial review of it here (very briefly, it's great, but exposures aren't as consistent as I'd hoped, I'm not… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – July 2019 (IV) – Pentax K30 Summary

DSLR Photography For £50 Or Less

An enduring theme on 35hunter has been photography on a budget. Previously, we’ve talked about how to get started with film photography for £27, and then even less that, around £12. The ongoing costs of film processing and scanning make it unsustainable for some (myself included), so I've also written about digital options, such as… Continue reading DSLR Photography For £50 Or Less