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Sold..another beautiful Olympus Trip 35!


As regular readers know by now, I always have several cameras from my collection of man, some of which I would never offer for sale, and some which I have to sell off in order to create space for yet … 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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Another attempt at movie making!


As you may know, I have been trying to make inroads into getting together my very own moving picture collection, but, alas, so far, I have only been able to knock up very amateurish conglomeration of still photos coupled with … Continue reading

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The world’s smallest rangefinder!


Just  a few days ago, I was on a shooting assignment in Vancouver’s Chinatown area, just taking pot shots of people and mostly anything I found interesting. The camera I was using this time was not my favorite Ricoh GR1, … Continue reading

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More film noir from world cinema…


Following my short post yesterday regarding film noir from India, it seems a whole lot of readers are very interested in this subject, judging by the emails I have had overnight. I had to have a private chuckle to myself, … Continue reading

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Film noir…Indian cinema


Continuing with my look at film from all over the world, today I discussed the subject with a colleague, and he recommended the clip we are about to see here. It’s apparently a depiction of things in a typical Maharaja’s … 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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Charlie Chaplin….in color!


I’m sure we are all familiar with the iconic film in which Charlie Chaplin plays a down and out tramp…the film called Making a Living? Well, that film was originally filmed in monochrome at that time. But very few people … 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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