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Talking of spy cameras…


Hi guys! I posted a bit of information regarding so-called spy cameras yesterday, which in some cases, were actually used for espionage purposes at one time, and who knows, perhaps they may still be in use today, as the focus … Continue reading

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Enter stage left…Mr James Bond….shaken but not stirred!


The title is a mish-mash of one of the most iconic phrases is use all around the world! I once was in a taxi in Ladakh, way up in the most northernly part of the Himalayas, and when the taxi … Continue reading

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Beautiful sunny day today…


Yes!! Just been out on a long pleasurable walk with my dog Shera…and what a fabulous day it is today…well, at least for now! Bright sunshine, aside of a brisk wintry breeze. And a plethora of opportunities for photography too. … Continue reading

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Another classic camera offering for you!


I have talked about the fabulous Olympus 35SP many times before here, so I won’t bore you with superlatives…just Google it and the web will throw up thousands of pages about this classic. So you will be pleased to read … Continue reading

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My second camera!


We all have our own tales to tell of our very first cameras that our parents allowed us to handle! In my case, it was the family Yashicamat twin lens camera, an instrument that was kept locked up safe and … 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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A reminder about replacement camera coverings


If you’ve ever purchased a classic or vintage camera, you will no doubt know by now that invariably, the light seals and outside coverings, sometimes called leatherette, will need to be replaced for the camera to look really as it … Continue reading

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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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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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