As we stagger into an uncertain 2023, last year turned out to be an interesting one for the photographer. With more juicy surprises than Prince Harry’s memoir there was a lot going on. Here’s my take
We’ve got new film cameras galore, film surprises and shortages and even the Boss turns up. Come on in.
Continue reading 2022 The Year In Film & Vintage Digital
So the midnight hour fast approaches but you haven’t got a Halloween outfit. Fear not on this ghoulish season here’s five film inspired fancy dress outfits for film photography fans.
Continue reading 5 Quick Film Camera Movie Looks For Halloween
Regular readers will know I have a love for those cheap ‘n cheerful Lo-Fi cameras that other reviewers wouldn’t touch with a barge-pole. But even for me there are some pretty inexcusable garbage that tries to pass themselves off as being a camera. Here’s my top 10 plus some views of others in what cameras you really want to avoid.
We have some surprises as we go from Halina to Leica in this list. But do you agree and what would you add ?
Continue reading 10 Crap Cameras That Are Just Crap
Since my last posting irregular update a lot has been happening both in the world of film and in the wider world. This post is a bit Bond themed with news that Bond 25 inches ever closer with news on the new Villain and confirmation the the Fantastic Phoebe Waller-Bridge will be co-re-writing the script. So grab your Martini (shaken not stirred) and pull up a seat.
Continue reading The Analogue Week 3 – Good Evening Mr Bond. we’ve been expecting you
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 need
Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 20: 7TH-13TH DEC)