On the recent occasions where I've been out for a walk without a "proper" dedicated camera, and found something interesting to capture, I've just reached for my camera phone. Currently this is an Android Realme 6 Pro which I introduced previously. The Realme houses the most sophisticated camera I've had in a phone. A relatively… Continue reading All I Need Now Is A Camera Phone?
The other day I wrote about my new smart phone, the Realme 6 Pro, and my initial thoughts on its camera and photographic capabilities. You also probably know I don't much like post processing. Despite it being spring round our way, and flowers blooming in abundance, my photography head is still in black and white… Continue reading Shooting Black And White With The Realme 6 Pro
Not wanting to be too much of a slave to the upgrade parade with anything, nonetheless I do have to succumb to planned obsolescence periodically, or my devices become more irritating than enabling. My last couple of phones (an iPhone 5C then Sony Xperia) managed about three years each. The latter reached the point where… Continue reading Discovering The Real Me (6 Pro)
There's no getting away from the ubiquity of smartphones these days. Virtually everyone in the developed world has one, and most of them have a more than usable camera on board. As I've written previously, I'm not ready to rely purely on my smartphone (currently a Sony Xperia Android) for photography. Nothing against the camera's… Continue reading How Does A Smartphone Feature In Your Photography Life?
Back in 2010, my photography life had thus far looked like this... 2006 - 2010 Made photos with a Sony Ericsson camera phone. Er, that was pretty much it. Aside from a two pack flirtation with a Polaroid and my best friend and partner at the time, I'd used no other cameras but those on… Continue reading Beneath The Old Elm – A Nostalgic Wander With A Former Flame