Here is £2000 – Spend It Wisely

Imagine you are looking in the window of your local camera shop and Bill Gates walks up to you and says “I’m the richest man in the world, here is £2000 in cash, go into that shop and spend it”. What would you buy?

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Nikon DF – Pure Photography?

“Experience the power of pure photography with the Nikon Df” – so say’s Nikon’s website. As a long term Nikon user (first with film, then digital, and now with both film and digital) who loves the benefits that digital photography has given us but who also loves the simplicity of old film cameras the Nikon DF […]

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Haworth 1940’s Weekend

Back in May (I know I’ve taken ages to get these photos sorted) Haworth held its annual 1940s weekend where it seems that the whole world descends on the village in Yorkshire to celebrate that particular decade. The event itself is not without controversy since many of the people who come in costume come as […]

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Low Light Lenses

Every time a manufacturer releases a new camera not only do they increase the pixel count (which we all know is just a marketing con) but they also improve the low light abilities of the sensor which is of real benefit for photography in low light. My Nikon D80 produces unacceptably noisy images at any […]

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Pushing Full Frame

Looking at Nikon’s marketing from the last few months it is clear that they are really pushing their customers to upgrade from DX sensor cameras to full frame cameras – the D4 has replaced the D3s, the D800 has replaced the D700 (and arguably the D3x), it is heavily rumoured that the next camera to […]

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New Photography Blog

This may well look like a new photography blog but it is actually a revamp/redesign/rebranding of my old blog – “I Used To Think I Was A Scientist”. All posts from there have been imported into here. I think this design is much better and easier on the eye and, bearing in mind that this […]

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