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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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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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For those of us who use digital, 10 FREE alternatives to Photoshop!


I know a lot of us are digital users, whether in a small way or full-on…that’s kind of inevitable, given the relentless onward march of technology in virtually every aspect of our lives. Using digital has it’s problems in my … Continue reading

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Amazing photo technology may help solve crimes


Welcome to 2014, one and all! You know, it amazes me how fast technology is moving these days…well I guess even earlier than now. It seems somehow that ever since we hit upon using bipolar devices..pardon the slight technical divergence…it’s … Continue reading

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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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An unknown photo genius…..


Once in a while, you come across something, quite by chance, that really surprises you. It could be an old book in an equally old bookstore, an old camera in an antique shop, or as in this case, a box … Continue reading

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