I thought I was the only crazy camera collector!

As many of my readers know, I have a somewhat large collection of cameras, gathered over the years.

My house is a camera collector’s haven, with cameras poking out of almost every nook and cranny. I even have cameras in my bedroom, and my poor wife has given up complaining about the lack of space to put her stuff. I really feel sorry for her….any other woman would have done one of 2 things….either kicked me out of the house, or left the house herself. Mind you, the wife came close to leaving in the early days, until I kinda relented and moved some of my cameras to a garden shed (sorry….3 garden sheds..!).

But of course, having your stuff in the garden sheds is no damn good when you need one item and it’s raining cats and dogs out there or whatever, so the cameras keep creeping back indoors again, only to be kicked out by my wife back into the sheds! Honestly, it’s like a comedy show at my place!

And with the extra work that’s resulted from running this blog, she has refused to help answer, read or even open my emails, point blank. That’s why I posted my request for a lady to help me with my work ( by the way, if any prospective lady is seriously thinking about coming to work for me…don’t worry, dear…the wife goes off to work in the mornings and doesn’t get back till 6pm, so she won’t disturb us…you…working…ahem, ahem…..!).

Anyway, here’s what camera collecting can do to you, so think very carefully before you start:


ok, ok…I’m not this bad!


seriously though…what would you choose? the cameras or the girl….;)


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About filmcamera999

ME & MY PASSION! ok, you probably looked at the length of this "about me" page and thought, god, what's wrong with this guy!....does he have to start telling us his life story or something!!? well, youve come here now anyways, so why not hear what im like as a person, eh? ive been using film cameras for well over 30 years...my first one being the family yashicamat twin lens! over the years, ive both bought sold and collected film cameras...too many to tell the truth! in fact, ive been buying and selling cameras well before the internet came on the scene, so anything you purchase from me is backed by my self-styled moneyback promise.....if you dont like what youve bought, send it back within 14 days and you get all your money back...no arguments!! WHERE I STAND ON THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION! yes, i do use digital as well, but only as a ready-reckoner...i try and take most shots with my simple 2megapixel digicam....if the shot looks good, i pull out my film camera and shoot! i most defintely do not believe in digital manipulation of photographs....that in my eyes is not photography...its cheating! WHERE I USED TO LIVE, WHERE I AM NOW & WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO DO! i used to live in Ontario, Canada, but moved back to the UK a little while ago (its a long story..!)...but now i'm living in the one place i always wanted to be...Vancouver, BC..the next best thing to paradise on earth! as i work as a freelance writer as well as other things, i often find hat my work takes me to europe for short spells, so i get to travel a lot...not a blessing, as i just hate long flights! im a qualified Quality Assurance guy (you know...ISO 9000, auditing, documentation etc) ....99% of my skill-set is transferable so i can handle any admin or documentation-related roles....see you in BC! otherwise, i specialise in ISO 9000 auditing and documentation. my dream? to have my own thriving camera shop in Vancouver BC, whilst living in the mountains somewhere.....the best of both worlds!
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