Category Archives: art

Finally..found time to sit down and get the paints out!


Regular readers will recall that the last time we talked about painting and drawing, was some 18 months ago if I’m not mistaken! Wow! So finally, yesterday I surprisingly found time to get my watercolors out and try and give … 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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Let’s play about with some film, eh?


Sometimes when I get bored, which is very rare, I always try and experiment, and more than likely, most of my experiments turn out to be with film…(mind you, SOME experiments involve myself and my female friend…but…umm…let’s not digress!). I’m … Continue reading

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Meet one of the last bohemians of Vancouver city!


Bohemian. What is that? I mean, you hear that word so many times, maybe in a pub, club or just about anywhere when talking with friends and colleagues. Well, strictly speaking, a bohemian, as quantified by a dictionary, is this: … 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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Meet my friend Marina..and her work!


For some time now, I have been conversing with a lady in Greece…her name is Marina Kanavaki. Her work has me enthralled, cut a long story short! Her latest work has blown my mind….so without further ado, take a look … 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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