When I first started using Flickr, I only had one camera - the one in my phone. I didn't feel any need to create an album for all photographs made with that phone, or tag the photos for a similar purpose. Because all of my photos were made with the same phone! However, a few… Continue reading Why I Need To Know Which Camera Made Each Photograph
It's almost a decade since I took the plunge into buying my first "proper" camera, after shooting with phone cameras for a few years. Since then, I've owned and used hundreds of film and digital cameras. So, with the hindsight of all this experience, what's the best advice I could have given myself a decade… Continue reading The Best Photography Advice You Could Have Given Yourself A Decade Ago
Out with my Pentax K100D in the woods today, I realised I'd partly forgotten what a joy this camera (and it's equally fantastic successor, the K-m) is to use. For perhaps an hour I was lost in my own world amongst the sun dappled leaves and fading bluebells, capturing dozens of shots I hoped would… Continue reading When The Magic Wanes, Walk Away
Unless you're a modern day nomad, constantly travelling from place to place, the chances are you visit the same locations time and time again. And, being a photographer, inevitably you make pictures of the same objects in those places over and over again too. One thing I really enjoy about having an archive on Flickr… Continue reading The Slowest Film
So before we talked about what first attracted us to film photography. This time, it's the turn of digital photography. My first digital camera (phone) was a Motorola Razr V3i, though I don't really recall making many photos with it, and don't have any saved in my archives. The first camera I remember using with… Continue reading Digital Photography – What First Attracted You?