Category Archives: black & white photography

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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Tony Ray Jones…documentary photographer


It’s not often that we get to hear of photographers who have made such a huge mark on the genre, in such a short lifetime, than Tony Ray Jones. He was born in 1941 in Wells, Somerset, UK. Completing a … Continue reading

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Why I STILL use film more than digital…


All my readers know by now that I am always pushing film, even though digital is marching on and on. So, today, I will not be putting forward MY views. Instead, I will both start this post and end it … Continue reading

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The unmatchable Olympus Trip….


We’ve talked about the Olympus Trip many times here, but I keep wondering how such a simple little camera, that hit the market way back in the 70s, still has the spunk to outshine cameras today! Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

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Why I love the Olympus XA…..


There are loads and loads of film cameras that come under the miniature label…Rollei 35, Olympus Pen, Minox etc are just some of them. But out of all of these, I always keep coming back to the Olympus XA…why…read on! … Continue reading

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