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The Act of Chimping and How to Get That Monkey Off Your Back!

Where would I be without Urbandictionary.com? 1. chimping What one does after taking a picture with a digital camera and looking at the result. Derived from the words they speak when chimping: “Ooo-oo-oo!” Chimping is a relatively recent phenomenon – … Continue reading

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Taking the 50mm f1.2 out for a run

The paradox of choice. The more options you have for a particular decision, the harder the choice becomes. From Wikipedia :”When people are faced with having to choose one option out of many desirable choices, they will begin to consider … Continue reading

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Changing Perspective – Wide Angle Photography – Getting Up Close

135mm gets you nice a close without getting people’s faces. Wide angle photography offers no such buffer zone. The Ricoh GR has a 28mm F2.8 lens. I felt like chucking the camera straight onto Ebay when I downloaded my first … Continue reading

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Changing Perspective – Wide Angle Photography – Preface : Ricoh GR Review

Mid to long focal lengths have been my preferred lenses to reach for when heading out to see what is out there to photograph. My absolute favourite (which will probably change next week – like my fave camera of the … Continue reading

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130901 NYC Ricoh GR Set

130901 NYC Ricoh GR Set, a set on Flickr. More Ricoh GR shots – this time from New York.

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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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