I have spent a good chunk of the night going through a pile of prints and negatives dating back 10 years or so. Wrapped in their paper envelopes with the negative in little plastic sleeves.I must have taken these two shots on the end of a roll just to finish it off. I hated wasting film and would often shoot whatever or whoever was in front of me just to make sure I was getting 36 prints back.I … [Read more...] about Photos I Never Knew Existed
Archives for August 2010
A couple of months ago I took delivery of my Snowsled Wilderness Jacket.. just before the good weather settled in. Whenever we had a few spots of rain I would run outside with the dog but it's not until this last week I've had any decent 'bad weather' in which to test the jacket properly. I have owned all kinds of jacket technology in the past, Gore-tex, eVent, Paramo, you name it. … [Read more...] about Snowsled Wilderness Jacket – Review
(Eating raw sugarcane, Zaire) Not enough people wear hats. Although they don't look out of place in the rain or out in the wilds, I'm happy to see and wear them anywhere. It's just a bonus to me that a hat offers you protection. I have worn a Tilley hat since the early 90's. My first Tilley accompanied me in over 50 countries and is still out there. Probably on the head of the guy who stole … [Read more...] about The Tilley Hat
Having traded in my BMW GS650F for a Triumph Scrambler 900 I have not missed anything other than the capacity to carry my tech. I have got round this in two ways. One is to fit a removable tail pack to the rear rack which can carry all my camera gear and lenses. And the other main solution which is all I need 90% of the time is to buy and fit the official Triumph Scrambler 900 … [Read more...] about Triumph Scrambler 900 Pannier
I was stood at the counter of a respected Leica dealer today with the intention of selling my precious Leica M6. I couldn't do it. Even though the camera sits wrapped in a cotton cloth hardly used, I couldn't bring myself to sell it. Especially when the dealer told me my 35mm f2 was a seriously sought after version of a classic lens & worth way more than the camera itself. I'd love the Leica … [Read more...] about My camera with the red dot.