Collecting Cameras – When No Is Not An Option

It's all too easy to get sucked into the incredible breadth and range of old cameras available to us - more than any time before in our lifetimes - or indeed anyone's lifetime in history. A quick browse on eBay tonight shows 18139 film cameras, 32014 digital cameras and 32341 lenses for sale in the… Continue reading Collecting Cameras – When No Is Not An Option

How To Measure How Good Your Camera Really Is

The internet is awash with camera reviews, either objectively trying to help us find the camera that might best suit us, or more subjectively trying to sell us the latest camera from a certain manufacturer, depending on the review's source and motives. Many articles are crammed with technical specifications, sample shots, graphs, charts and more… Continue reading How To Measure How Good Your Camera Really Is

5 Ways To Stop Buying Photography Gear And Enjoy What You Already Have

These days I'm a recovering gearoholic, and whilst I was never caught up with the upgrade parade, I did go through a few years of buying far more used cameras and lenses than I had the time or inclination to use. With my buying pretty much in check these days, I thought I'd share five… Continue reading 5 Ways To Stop Buying Photography Gear And Enjoy What You Already Have

Forget The Tedious Test Shots, Get Out And Make Some Real Photographs

The majority of posts I write on 35hunter include some kind of suggestion (or sometimes more like a command!) to myself to reroute my photography path a little. Hopefully sometimes that suggestion resonates with you too, encourages you to think about your approach differently, and make positive steps that end up with a happier photographer,… Continue reading Forget The Tedious Test Shots, Get Out And Make Some Real Photographs

Why Photography Is All About The Gear (Except Actually It Isn’t At All)

Lately on 35hunter there's been a fairly high proportion of talk around gear.  Which, on a photography blog, surely is inevitable? The exact combination of camera and lens (and film) you use is highly important. Except, it really isn't. Not in the way many would tell you it is. In my experience, where gear isn't important… Continue reading Why Photography Is All About The Gear (Except Actually It Isn’t At All)