After years of cheap flings with over a hundred partners in photography (er, in other words, cameras!), I've come to appreciate and appreciate the joys of sticking to a very small selection. Even if I'm not quite a one camera man (yet), here are five of the major benefits I've appreciated by moving ever closer… Continue reading Five Benefits Of Cameranogamy
The other morning we awoke to snow. With school closed, we hit the slopes. Or rather a local field with enough of an incline to have fun on a sledge with. Keen to have a photographic record of the occasion (only the second day our son has had even a vague opportunity to go sledging… Continue reading iPhone – The Ultimate Snapshot Sensation?
This is an open letter, a plea, to all of us who write about cameras and photography. A plea to espouse less about the range of shutter speeds or shooting modes or sensor dimensions of your latest (old) photographic friend. To spare us another paragraph containing mind numbingly over used phrases like "the top plate… Continue reading Spare Us Your Shutter Speeds, Share With Us Your Soul
My first intentional photography was not all that long ago. In 2006, for the first time I chose a mobile phone for its camera's capabilities above all else - the now very humble sounding 3.2MP sensor that graced the Sony Ericsson K800i. Compositionally, the images I made with the Sony aren't that different to those… Continue reading How Photography and Blogging Get More Rewarding Over Time
A recent post on JimGrey's blog got me thinking... So many of us have built up a bigger collection of cameras than we intended to - or will ever use - and are struggling to whittle them back down to a manageable size again. But what if we took a different, more radical approach to streamlining the… Continue reading Camera Collection Reboot – Which Three Would You Choose?