As you probably know, I'm not one for endlessly fiddling about with every possible setting on a camera shot by shot, trying to achieve a perfect photo every time. And I like post processing even less. My ideal is to have a camera that's either simple enough in itself to just point and shoot, or… Continue reading The Snapshot – Pure Photography Or Pointless Pursuit?
Reading about a fellow photographer's approach to digitising his music collection got me thinking again about how complicated digital can make our lives. The majority of the time my friend spent it seems, was not on the uploading of the CDs, but then fiddling about afterwards with the quirks of particular software so it recognised… Continue reading Zero Processing And Other Ways To Avoid Digital’s Hidden Hassles
For February, I've chosen a camera that's quite possibly my favourite I've ever used, but one that's spent a disproportionately little amount of time in my hands making pictures. The Ricoh GR Digital III. I don't plan to delve into the history of the, some would say legendary, Ricoh GR series, as Ricoh tell the… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Feb 2020 (I) – Return Of The Ricoh (GR Digital III)
So this month in my One Month One Camera (OMOC) project, I've been using a Panasonic Lumix FX10. You can read more about the camera in the first post here. Something else I said I wanted to experiment with this year was not processing images at all, or zero processing. This is easy for the… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Jan 2020 (II) – Snapseed Returns
Last year my One Month One Camera (OMOC) project worked very well, so in 2020 I plan to shoot with just one camera every month of the year. First up for January, following on from my happy reunion with my Lumix LX3 in December, another Lumix that I've had a while but not yet used,… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – Jan 2020 (I) – Special FX?