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The ‘Which’ Camera Bag Dilemma


I once watched a documentary featuring David Alan Harvey, in which he confessed to owning hundreds of camera bags which were strewn in various locations around the world. I remember there was a scene where he opened a garage/lock-up, I think somewhere near his main home, and in it were piles and piles of old [...]

The ‘Which’ Camera Bag Dilemma2020-01-20T09:32:07+00:00

2018 Photography Show in Birmingham / Blackrapid Street


I went along to the 2018 Photography Show in Birmingham.  I usually avoid these events since experience tells me they are full of stuff that I neither want or need.  True enough the exhibition hall was full of, for me at least, uneccessary and mostly extremely expensive equipment that I would more than likley never [...]

2018 Photography Show in Birmingham / Blackrapid Street2018-03-18T17:29:13+00:00

Netflix Documentary – Abstract


There is a documentary on Netflix featuring the work of portrait photographer Platon. He gives a fascinating insight into his approach and motivations and provides an interesting glimpse into how meaningful connections are made between a photographer and their subject. It’s called Abstract - episode 7.

Netflix Documentary – Abstract2018-03-18T17:30:49+00:00

Roger Mayne Exhibition


There was a nice article in the Observer over the weekend, written by Kate Kellaway, with comments from the daughter of the iconic photograher Roger Mayne, whose photographs are at the Photographers’ Gallery, London, 3 March to 11 June. Promises to be well worth making the trip to London for! Link to article Link to [...]

Roger Mayne Exhibition2018-03-18T17:32:08+00:00

The Pavement Poet


I grabbed a shot today while I was rushing to get somewhere. Now I wish I had spent more time reading the poetry and getting the guys story. Check out the Pavement Poet on Facebook though at https://www.facebook.com/thepavementpoet?fref=ts

The Pavement Poet2018-03-18T17:32:36+00:00

Leica X Vario


So I bought a Leica X Vario.  If you are at all interested in this camera you will know it was met with mixed reviews.  I read them all before I bought it and was very nearly put off.  Anyway first impressions are it's nice, very nice actually.  Performance wise it leaves a little to [...]

Leica X Vario2018-03-18T17:33:06+00:00

Gear Review – Sony RX100 ii


Gear Review - Sony RX100 ii First of all I must state that this is not intended to be a technical review of this camera. There are plenty of those out on the web and they go in to far more detail than I would ever care to.  This is a hands on, how it [...]

Gear Review – Sony RX100 ii2018-03-18T17:33:15+00:00