Which Camera?

Which Camera?

OK, here’s the question a friend and I were recently kicking around. If you could only have one camera and lens, what would it be and why? For me, this is really difficult. I have a lot of cameras and quite a collection of lenses. I can see the benefits and drawbacks of each and [...]

Friday Image No.145

Friday Image No.145

Last weekend I was an out and out tourist. I visited London with my wife and we spend 4 days doing the tourist attractions including Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and had an amazing afternoon tea at the Corinthia Hotel. We also visited friends that we don’t see often enough. It now seems strange [...]

No Friday Image

No Friday Image

If you’re a regular reader of this blog you may have noticed I didn’t publish the usual Friday Image last week. Instead, I was at a used car dealership picking up a new car. I decided after more than 6 years of excellent service, it was time to change my trusty Honda Civic for a [...]

Friday Image No.137

Friday Image No.137

Do you ever have that experience of visiting somewhere frequently and you instinctively know there is an image to be had. But despite this, you never seem to be able to quite capture it? That’s precisely the situation I find myself in with the image I’m sharing today. This is Ogden, the same location as [...]

Manmade Fascination

Manmade Fascination

I’m pretty sure most of the regular readers of this blog can see that my passion is the beauty of the natural landscape. What many probably don’t realise is that I have a fascination for manmade objects that have become part of the landscape. Don’t ask me to explain why or how this developed, I [...]

Friday Image No.133

Friday Image No.133

I captured this image last weekend whilst out for a walk on the moors near home. I was using the recently repaired Sony RX10, giving a real test. Looking at the images on the Mac screen at 200%, the results are superb. The camera is producing images that are way beyond the quality it previously [...]

Checking my RX10

Checking my RX10

A few weeks back I wrote about my Sony RX10 and how it had to be repaired. The front element had a problem with mould growing on the inside and given the front element is part of a sealed unit ,the entire unit had to be replaced. Rather than use a Sony repair centre I [...]