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
So this month I'm back on the One Month, One Camera project, with my new to me Pentax K30 DSLR. First impressions were very good, and I anticipated a month of happy photography with my new comrade. But things soon started to get too complex. The main issue I was having was getting consistent exposures… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – July 2019 (II) – Pentax K30 – Simplify, Simplify, Simplify
Two or three years back I had over 50 cameras. Even worse, most were untested, as instead of using one I already had, I was incessantly buying more. Thankfully I'm nowhere near this place again, but I've reached a point where I just have too many cameras. How do I know when this happens? There's a… Continue reading Retreat, Retreat, The Cameras Are Taking Over!
In my One Month, One Camera (OMOC) project, March ended 10 days early for the Panasonic Lumix LX2. This was not because I didn't like or rate the camera - I did - but because the original overall purpose seems to have reached a natural conclusion. My aim was to see if I could spend… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – April 2019 (I) – A Month Of M43
Imagine you're a photographer who enjoys a compact, simple, capable camera that you can slip in your pocket and carry anywhere, and easily set up to get the kind of photographs you like, without hours of post processing. But then someone takes that special little camera away and instead throws an ugly 10kg monster DSLR… Continue reading The Ugly 10Kg Monster DSLR Around Your Neck