Category Archives: black & white photography

Foncie Fotos! No, not THAT Fonzie!


With a name that still manages to catch everyone’s attention, you can be sure that this person would be instantly recognised anywhere he went! Only thing is, this Foncie was not the same kinda guy that we’re all used to … Continue reading

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Make either of these, or both, yours!


In the world of classic film cameras, no other cameras are such fun to use, and produce stupendous results, than these two here! My own considered opinion of course! I’m way biassed! Make either or both of them yours TODAY! … Continue reading

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How to get pinhole photos from your digital camera


We’ve talked about pinhole cameras before here….if you recall, I showed you my way of making one with an empty 35mm film cartridge? Well, as we’re being bombarded with so many digicams all around us, here’s a nice idea to … Continue reading

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See? B&W photos still catch the eye!


Recently, I was in a coffee shop in downtown VanCity….nothing unusual there…I’m always to be found all over the city in coffee shops most of the time…I use them as my mobile office! So anyways, I ordered a latte, and … Continue reading

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Olympus Trip is everybody’s favorite!


I have always been a staunch user and collector of the Olympus Trip 35. It doesn’t need me to tell you how fabulous it is….there are literally thousands of pages devoted to it on the internet. And so far, since … Continue reading

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Meet another guy with similar interests and more!


The other day here in Vancouver, I happened to come across a guy who immediately caught my attention. The reason was that he seemed to be using one of my all-time favourite cameras, a Nikon Photomic F2….one of, if not … Continue reading

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Relic of the past…drive-in attendant serviced gas station, DTE Vancouver


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Homeless and social housing…aka Vancouver downtown East


“What would it hurt for me to give that homeless guy a couple bucks? Who the hell cares if he spends it on beer? Maybe beer is a step up for him from the harder stuff that knocked him onto … Continue reading

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The master of suspense….


“When I look into a mirror, the person who looks back at me has always seemed to be a stranger, who doesn’t look at all the way I feel..” “I consider my films to be frightmares, not nightmares…I have never … Continue reading

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Lord Snowdon…extraordinary life..exceptional photography!


Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones is a name that many people, if asked, would admit to not knowing. By definition, and the propensity of the English aristocracy to imbibe in lengthy, hyphenated names, some people will readily acknowledge that the name … Continue reading

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