Monday, September 23, 2019

Going Down Jordan

William takes us on a photographic tour of Jordan, ending at the magificent site of Petra

RP meets Canon-P, the original popular camera

Canon has resurrected the "P" for popular in the new EOS RP. I have fond memories of my original "popular" Canon, the Canon-P

The painful progress from film to digital photography

After a lifetime of professional photography, Don Morley was thrust into the digital deep end back in 2002. He survived and has found new enthusiasm.

Buying your next digital camera at the thrift shop

Lucky dip at the charity shop and up pops an ancient but surprisingly serviceable digital camera

Agfa Silette comes back to life after 50 years

Mike remembers his first proper camera — after a series of hand-me-down Box Brownies and Kodak folders — and how much it cost him....

James Ravilious on BBC Countryfile

James Ravilious, acclaimed photographer who recorded rural life in North Devon, is featured in this episode of BBC Countryfile.

Vintage cameras as fashion accessories

You're not dressed for the Forties unless you have a vintage camera around your neck. As Mike found out last weekend

1957 Agfa Ambi Silette: Quality is for life

Jason went shopping for an old SLR but came back with something he had never imagined. The Agfa Ambi Silette as turned out to be a remarkably good buy.

Six ways to spot a fake watch. Cameras too?

Spotting a fake watch can be hard. But you won't find fake cameras unless you go back a few decades.....

Unboxing all my Grandpa’s Leicas

Grandpa, grandpa, what's in that big box? It's a lifetime's collection of Leica cameras and lenses, so what's special about them?