This week we start with modern news and end with the fall of the soviet union. In between we go half frame, classic, elite and waisted ! Pull up a chair and drop in.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 30: FEB 22ND-28TH 2019)
Love is in the air this week for many reasons (and not just the commercialised gift day) . There’ a lot of Nikon love in our picks this week including a soviet take on that. But also we get a run down of classic series of zoom compacts, the maths behind pushing or pulling and good news for medium format shooters. There’s also some sustainable shooting going on… Pull up a stool.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 28: 8TH-14TH 2019)
I’ve had a busy week selling my old house so sorry no posts in between these round ups. However this week we have some cameras you probably have never heard of, a bargain hunt in Sydney, award winning shots and either the restoring or murder of a Nikon. There’s also some good news for you DIY D&P folk, a hack to give you cheap Xpan fun and a critical take on that hip film. Pull up a chair.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 27: 1ST-7TH 2019)
Goodness this has managed to run for 6 months ! We’ve six great post this week from the Lomo inspiration to taking an iconic shot. There’s some bad news, wishful thinking, failing to launc and marching for rights too ! Pull up a chair and relax.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 26: 25TH -31ST JAN 2019)
There are quite a few cameras that are just don’t excite just by looking at ’em. Others have brand names that often don’t bode well. But there are the occasional little surprises that can work out pretty sweet. Here’s 10 of them.Continue reading 10 ‘Crap’ Cameras that are actually Quite Good
Since last week there’s been a lot of stuff out their that’s worth a glance. Here are 7 of the more interesting blog and news post covering cameras, film and a few hacks you might needContinue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 20: 7TH-13TH DEC)
Apols for slight delay ! This week we jump in to cameras you’ve heard of and one you haven’t. We get a bit of colour from both seaside and long departed street shooter. Plus fancy a pineapple cam ? Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 17: 16TH-22ND NOV )
This week we’ve atruely big beast, a camera to slow down with and yet another fun trashcam. There’s new film, new Instax Kickstarters, Agfa Compacts and a trip backstage with Bowie to enjoy.
Week 5 brings us everything from pioneering century spanning photography to one of the most sought after current films. We also head into space thanks to Kodak and if you think it’s sacrilege to chop up a folder look away now ! Plus another farewell to acros and a new Yashica ?
All this and more. Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 5: 24-30TH AUG)
A short list this week as the blogs sphere has been fairly quiet. But come as we step back in time to look at the birth of those lo-fi plastic pushing Austrians, Walk through the streets of Paris and discover more about quartz date. We even manage to see 127 film in action and learn how to load a Paterson tank. And is the new Polaroid as good as the old Polaroid ?