Category Archives: digital cameras/accessories

The mystery of darkness…


I’va always tried to take shots with both film and digital cameras in almost total darkness, but mostly, my attempts have not come out very good. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with my technique per se……perhaps it’s just that … Continue reading

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Carrying a camera can make history come alive…


These days, everyone has a camera, wherever he or she is. The camera we all carry is, as we know, inside of our cellphones. I would estimate that out of the modern world’s population, most everybody has a cellphone, and … Continue reading

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It’s that time again…


Fall is here…and with it, beautiful colors!

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A few digital shots at my local coffee shop…..


Sometimes, you don’t have much to do, so you just sit there fidgeting or whatever…you know the story… In my case, I decided to take a few pot shots in my local coffee place, Waves in Chinatown, downtown Vancouver…with another … Continue reading

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Digital manipulation gone mad…the camera CAN lie!


    Take a look at the 2 photos above… On the right, is the digitally manipulated version of the lady on the left! Ok, I admit that the one on the right looks very much better than the untouched … Continue reading

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Oh dear! I’m selling my Ricoh GRD III…..


You know how it is…when the time comes to let something go that you love dearly? That’s the feeling I have today as I offer my favorite digicam for sale. It’s a Ricoh GRD III, one of the very best … Continue reading

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How to take imperfect shots like Daido Moriyama!


Sometimes I look at all the emails I receive from readers and have a little chuckle to myself. And especially when those emails are from newcomers to film. They complain of shots that are out of focus, blurred, grainy and … Continue reading

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Just out—a lens that connects to your cellphone


Technology continues it’s unabated march to higher and higher levels. First we had the advent of the cellphone, then came along digital cameras, both of which have now pretty much become everyday household items. So someone decided to raise the … Continue reading

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My beauty has gone…to the highest bidder!


Yes…I have indeed lost my beauty…to the highest bidder! No, silly…..not my real beauty…I still like to think I’m as handsome as I was when I was just 18 years old….;) My beauty I lost was my latest Rolleiflex 3.5…fully … Continue reading

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Launching soon! The filmcamera999 Business Pack!


I get regular questions about photography and how one would set up in business on the web etc, sometimes not necessarily with photography but an online business nevertheless. So to try to help you out, I have teamed up with … Continue reading

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