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Filmcamera999 ventures into moving pictures!


Been a long time since my last post…believe me, it,s taken this long to finally get rid of the post-Xmas blues! With my final few days here in merry ol’ England coming to an end very soon, I’ve just had … Continue reading

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A new journal is born….


I love writing. Well…let me qualify that…I love writing when the ideas keep flowing; when i have to sit in my study all alone, no telephone, no cellphone, no TV, no internet….just light pouring through the one window, the shrubs … Continue reading

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The word on the street is this…Cinema is dead!


Way back in 2011, the founder of the cine camera manufacturer Aaton, Jean-Pierre Beauviala, said in an interview, “Why buy a new one when there are so many used cameras around the world?” And Bill Russell,  vice president of cameras … Continue reading

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How to be a better photographer on a strict budget


It’s a conundrum, isn’t it? How on earth can you indulge in an expensive hobby like photography, if you have limited income? I get so many emails regarding this problem, and to tell you the truth, all I can recommend … 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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A cup of coffee in Toronto downtown.


A candid cafe shot taken just opposite the City TV studio building in Toronto downtown. Camera: Olympus Trip 35, film Ilford HP5, scanned from print

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STOP PRESS! Now you can buy some fab film products here…


Yes, that’s right. Aside of my selection of classic cameras that are always available for purchase, I am very soon going to be offering some exclusive new products for film users. Some of them have only just come onto the … Continue reading

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A jewel in Africa


It is quite rare for us in the western world to hear about what’s going on in photography in Africa. Seldom do we hear about people who have taken up art as their hobby or livelihood in this vast country. … Continue reading

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Meet the most famous photographer in London!


Boris Bennett — born in Poland 1900, died 1985 Yes, I know, I’d never heard about him either! But when I was researching information on little known photographers, I came across this guy. Boris was born in Poland in 1900 … Continue reading

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..digital?..no sign of it here, sahib…..


just last year, i decided to take the plunge and do what ive been planning to do for many years….travel to that land of maharajahs, elephants, snake charmers and mysterious things….Rajasthan, India! “what are you gonna do in that place, … Continue reading

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