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Steampunkers at Crankup Edendale 2017

Canon EOS 1000F Sticky Shutter

My foray (back) into film photography started back in October 2016 when a Canon EOS 1000F that had been sitting in a cupboard at home since about 1997 was brought out, dusted off and...

Halfmoon Bay, Oban, Stewart Island, New Zealand

Olympus Trip 35 – Batteries Not Included

One of the greatest things I like about the Olympus Trip 35 is that it comes “batteries not included” – because it needs none. The camera’s basic, but mostly accurate, exposure system is effectively...

Dried grass blowing in the wind

Hit Or Miss Holga

It was back in August last year that I first posted about the plastic fantastic Holga lens that I had acquired for my Nikon D5100. Since then one or two people have asked me...

the front door of an accountants office in invercargill new zealand

First Photos From My Olympus Trip 35

It was with some degree of trepidation that I went into our local photographic store, Donald Buckley Photo & Frame,  today to collect the film that I had dropped in for processing a few...

Under the lid of an Olympus Trip 35

A Trip Into The Unknown

Imagine, if you can, a camera that has no batteries – yet has an automatic exposure mode; a camera with no self-timer; no white balance control; no auto-focus system; no display on the back; and...

clothespegs against a deep blue sky

The Quirky Art Of Lomography – Part 1

Disclaimer: I am not an expert on Lomography but a hobby photographer who has dabbled with the general style. Just as photographers seem to either love or hate HDR, so too is the case...

a yellow door in a flakey painted wall

Grunge Photo Walk

I consider myself to be an opportunistic photographer in that I generally just head out with my camera with no specific goals in mind except to photograph whatever takes my fancy. However a few...

bula coffee served at zigzag cafe in prouds nadi

Bula – Postcards From Fiji

Fiji has long been a favourite destination of ours for relaxing holidays. On our first visit in the mid 1990s we fell in love with the happy, relaxed. smiling Fijian people and their wonderful greeting –...