Sony RX10 Problem and Frustration


Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that I didn't post the usual Friday Image on Friday. My apologies for this but I am still battling with too much to do and too little time. I have fallen some way behind in responding to emails and queries as the numbers have shot up recently. [...]

The Bleak Weather Returns


I was out walking yesterday in the Lakes - what a mistake. The weather was dreadful. It was windy, foggy and the rain was driving down hard. Despite this I managed to pull out the Sony RX10 and rattled off a few frames. I quite like the one above as I think it conveys well [...]

My most disappointing camera is…


I should actually say my most disappointing camera was because there has been some remarkable changes with it. But first you need to hear a story to understand my disappointment. Back in 2009 I purchased a Sony R1. For those of you don't know, the R1 was a bridge camera with a fixed lens that [...]

Friday image No.035


The moors near where I live can be a rather bleak and unforgiving place. It's not really a landscape that attracts photographers and you don't often if ever see images of it in magazines. Despite this I often walk in the area with my camera so on the odd occasion that an image looks even [...]

Another Drought


I had intended to get out yesterday for a long walk (about 20 miles) as I find it helps to clear my mind. In the end the 24 hours of torrential rain and quite severe thunder storms put an end to my hopes. Today was much better though and despite not having the time for [...]

I have no will power


A couple of weeks back I was out with my friend Steve (who is also an Olympus EM5 owner) and we were discussing just how good this camera is. At the time we agreed that we didn’t want for anything so would stop all this chasing around after new kit and just work with what [...]

Friday image No.011


I love reflections., I find them fascinating and beautiful whether created on manmade surfaces or in nature. I suppose the ones we find in nature are the ones that really enthral me and I can't help reaching for my camera. Here is one from my walk last weekend in Jumbles Country park near to Bolton. [...]