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Aspects of Acquisition

Most of my photography is done with a pair of bridge cameras; but my favourite pieces of kit are humble compacts, which (by coincidence) photograph the majority of the Earplug Adventures. And just to show how much I like ’em, … Continue reading

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Photography: Why Auto Isn’t Always the Way Ahead

WARNING: Technobabble-free post! As you’ve probably ascertained from my earlier posts on the subject of photography, I’m a point-and-shoot merchant. If the picture on the screen looks like the thing I’ve just photographed, I’m happy. Auto is king. But not … Continue reading

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Look, Stupid, Your Battery is Flat

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Photography: How Much Must You Pay to Get Good Pictures?

Recently I spent rather more than I should have for a very blue Canon point and shoot compact. Today I used it to snap this shot of a clematis bloom in my garden… “Hmm,” thought I, “that’s very nice, but … Continue reading

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Just How Bad Can a Camera Get Before it Becomes Utterly Useless?

The search is on! Actually I already have an utterly useless camera that, prior to it becoming utterly useless, was rather good, but kept breaking. It is a Fujifilm SL300 – and if you find one for sale on the … Continue reading

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Photography: Who Needs Anything More Than a Compact?

Generally speaking a half-way decent compact, or even a camera phone, will (pretty much) take care of your photographic needs. I should know, I shoot all my Earplug Adventures on one. And if any proof is needed, check out the … Continue reading

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Photography: Who Sez It’s Not the Quality of the Camera That Matters?

It is often said that it’s not the camera that matters in photography, but the imagination and ‘eye’ of the user. Generally I’d agree with that: but there are exceptions to that vague rule. Those exceptions are things called (to … Continue reading

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