No, not handbags and shoes. I’m talking about accessories for my collection of film cameras. My film cameras date from the late 1920s to the late 1990s, and between them they have a variety of different methods of controlling the focus and metering. Most of them don’t have any automation at all. This is fun, […]Read more "Accessorize!"
I quite enjoy macro photography. When I used to use my Fuji S9600 as my main camera, it had a super macro mode, which allowed me to focus on objects as close as 1cm. That was pretty handy for macro shots and the results were generally good – such as this disgusting pupa. Since swapping […]Read more "My Tamron 90mm macro lens"
Recently I bought a Canon EOS 450D from Jessops. They were running a bundle deal, and it came with a Canon 18-55mm lens and a Tamron 70-300mm lens. The long zoom was quite an important aspect to me, since I had upgraded from a Fuji S9600, with a huge range in focal lengths. I’ve now […]Read more "Review – Tamron 70-300mm lens"
Today I was given a camera by a relative – an unwanted Canon AE-1P. It’s my first SLR camera and I’m looking forward to having a play with it. My digital camera, a Fuji S9600 has many of the controls of an SLR without actually being one, so I’m familiar with the concepts. But film […]Read more "New camera: Canon AE-1 Program"