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Just sold! Beautiful Kodak Brownie….


I just sold this very handsome little vintage camera today! These cameras are so simple, and yet can produce shots that are fabulous…..here’s a shot I took some years ago with this same camera:   I will be offering more … Continue reading

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Film is still strong…


So said a colleague of mine, who, as it happens, is syndicated to a very well-known photo agency (I won’t mention their name here…they are worth millions and if they want even more publicity, well, they’re gonna have to pay … Continue reading

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Which box camera took those shots?


That’s the question many readers have asked me, after reading my recent article about some photos I took with a box camera. Those shots were taken with a camera so simple, so unfailingly simple, the mind boggles how on earth … Continue reading

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There’s life in them there old boxes!


Not long ago, we talked about those odd box cameras that can be seen at any vintage, junk, or goodwill store. You know the ones…the ones we all normally look at, tut-tut and walk past! Well, sneer ye not, as … Continue reading

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Unknown African photographer


This is the true story of a simple man, born, raised and still living in Africa. I mention the fact that he lives where he does, because he doesn’t have to…..or didn’t have to. His work brought him international fame, … Continue reading

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Photography as simple as you can make it!


Forget your digicam, forget your classic 35mm camera, forget your rangefinder, forget your SLR, forget your medium format, and forget your large format cameras! If you want to enjoy photography at it’s simplest and best, as it was supposed to … Continue reading

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How to choose a film for portrait, street and landscape work


This is one of those perennial questions that seems to pop up in my inbox very regularly, and I suppose it is a valid one, too. For how is one to choose a film for a specific task from the … Continue reading

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Kodak T-Max 100..best all-rounder


Anybody who says anything against my favourite film automatically gets included in my little black book! Seriously, though, T Max is an ok film, but it really depends on what you shoot and what you like. I reckon the debate … Continue reading

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Roll up, roll up, roll up…let’s celebrate!


Yaay! Yes, let’s celebrate! Celebrate what? My blog or should I say your blog and mine, this blog…has broken the 30,000 hits barrier today. For me, that’s a big deal, a mega big deal To me, it shows that I … Continue reading

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How to take film noir shots with your camera!


Ever since I was a little kid in England, way back in the 60s, I remember getting up early at the weekends, and mum used to switch on our black and white tv (we weren’t allowed to touch anything “electric”!) … Continue reading

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