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Peter Scoones–underwater photographer extraordinaire!


As a child, I well remember watching documentaries on British tv about the natural world. This was during the days when black and white tv was the norm..old VHF sets with rotary tuners and those well-known set-top aerials with 2 … 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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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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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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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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A superb photographer and his work


I recently found this guy….he’s based in Athens, Greece and as well as being a producer of some excellent photographic work, has also written books, too. Trying to intermingle two genres rather than just one, is one hell of a … Continue reading

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Common question…”I don’t know what to shoot…”


That is a very common email I get! “I’ve done street, I’ve done macro, I’ve done landscape, I’ve done portraits, I’ve done children, I’ve done animals..there’s nothing else left..” The first thing i do when I receive an email such … Continue reading

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Rolleicord twin lens medium format camera kit


Want to try your hand at medium format photography? Why not try it with this one? It’s a beautifully solid Rolleicord, in excellent condition, fully tested, cleaned and ready to go. But what make sit extra special is the xtras … Continue reading

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Coming up this week….alternative printing work..


Aside of normal developing and processing your own film, there are other wonderful methods of making your own stylised prints, each one being absolutely unique. We’ll be talking about these methods, what they are, what they involve, and critically, are … Continue reading

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More cellphone photography


  Cellphone: HTC Wildfire        Camera software: RetroCamera

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