Back To The Future With Plastic Fantastic Holga

Recently I stumbled across a website that featured some galleries of lo-fi, quirky, over saturated, light-leaky, vignetted photographs that reminded me very much of the sort of photos I used to take back in the day with my Kodak Instamatic camera. It turned out be a genre of popular photography which I had not heard of – lomography – and I quite liked what I was seeing so stated to do a bit of Googling […]

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Transcend WiFi SD Card

Transcend WiFi SD-card I was rather taken with the wifi capabilities of my (lost) Panasonic all-weather camera. Using the matching app on my Android devices I was able to not only transfer photos from the camera to my phone or to a tablet, but I could also control the camera remotely using the Panasonic app. I used these features quite a lot while tripping around Canada and the USA last year. So to try to […]

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Fujifilm XF1 compact digital camera

Fujifilm XF1 Digital Camera

I haven’t had a great deal of luck with my back up cameras in the last few years. When I started this website I had a Nikon D3100 as a point and shoot back up camera. It just died! I replaced it six months ago with a Panasonic DMC-FT5 all weather camera as I left the country heading for Alaska where the mist is as thick as porridge and the rain heavier than a heavy […]

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5

Panasonic DMC-FT5 Camera

When I started out on my photography adventures a couple of years ago I picked up a $99.00 14MP Nikon point-and-shoot as a “back-up” camera to my Nikon D5100 DSLR. While it was certainly not capable of results to match images from the D5100, it certainly was a very handy wee camera to have in my pocket – just in case! But it died! and for quite some time my “back-up camera” was the 5MP […]

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