Category Archives: Reviews

Some Movie Reviews… Sci Fi

I am not a massive fan of movies that reflect everyday life. If I go to the movies, I would like a bit of escapism please! Sitting on the couch last weekend, I managed to catch up a bit on … Continue reading

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Some More GR1V Shots

Had some time to kill at the QANTAS Club Lounge recently, thanks to a 5 hour delay in taking off for Los Angeles. As luck would have it, I had the Ricoh GR1V in my bag to help pass the … Continue reading

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Minox 35GT : Camera Review

What a great time to be into film photography. Cameras that take film are rapidly declining in price, but still available in great condition. Film is still ready to buy in a reasonable range of flavours on ebay, and scanners … Continue reading

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Review Nikon 50mm f1.8 – The affordable nifty fifty

So, you just purchased a shiny new DSLR, despite my advice that you probably really wanted a high end point and shoot compact camera… It came with a couple of lenses in the box, didn’t it? They look pretty awesome. … Continue reading

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Hotel Accommodation Tips from a Sooky La La Traveller

Those who have traveled with me are in the know. I am extremely fussy when it comes to hotels – because I am a grumpy guest. My natural fussiness has honed my room evaluation instincts to the hotel equivalent of … Continue reading

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Lens Review – Nikon 50mm f1.2

Manual focus. What kind of freaks still use manual focus lenses? I suppose people with un-ironic hipster film cameras? The Nikon 50mm f1.2 is one of my top 5 all time lenses. The glass is massive, and flawless. It is … Continue reading

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An Alternative on the Radio

There is a clear hierarchy of radio shows that I like to listen to – primarily when I am driving. Now that I am post 40, I don’t do much top 40 or hot 100… I like sport during winter. … Continue reading

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