Light is one thing we don’t have a lot of in London at the moment, but even without the latest high-ISO demon cameras you can get by. These were taken on my way home from the gym with Kodak Portra 400 – a modest ISO for sure. Read more →
In September we took a week off in Santorini and I decided to leave the film behind and give the Nikon D600 another outing. I haven’t really used this camera much since I upgraded last year and it was starting to really bother me, given that it is a great performer on pretty much all fronts. Read more →
I’m off on holiday for a week so will be well and truly unplugged, something I’ve discovered goes a long way to repairing the damage done by the daily grind and an ‘always on’ lifestyle. Read more →
Yep that’s right, I finally got time to put down my thoughts for a Sony RX1 camera review – the small camera with a big sensor. So here we go.
When I reviewed the NEX-7 last year, I said the camera was defined by Sony’s attention to what its customers were asking for. The RX1 is a little different. Nobody was expecting a full-frame compact camera with a fixed lens. Not really. With a 35mm f2 Zeiss lens, the same superb 24 megapixel sensor as the Nikon D600 and a body not much bigger than a point-and shoot, the RX1 was an exercise in the possible.
Back to digital this week. Been too busy to blog lately (or finish the Malta pics for that matter), but I finally managed to get out and test the Leica M8 I bought for a bargain price from a friend in Germany. Read more →
So the mystery holiday destination was Malta. We spent most of our time in Valetta, which provided by far the best atmosphere and shooting conditions. I highly recommend it if you’re into street photography and crusty architecture.
This trip was a leap of faith for a few reasons … Read more →
This is a picture of a film camera shot with a digital camera then processed to look like it was shot with film. The joys of modern post-production. Read more →