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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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Photography: Fast Reactions and a Big Zoom

I have posted several articles concerning point-and-shoot photography – most notably about zoom lenses. I think the first one featured a snap of my local church tower as shot from the opposite side of the valley in which my home … Continue reading

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Photography: How Many Megapixels Does One Need to Shoot in Fog?

Well, judging by the following photos, it seems that it really doesn’t matter. If you have autofocus, it’s gonna come out crap either way. Here’s a shot of a horse in a field, caught with a 5mp Fujifilm of 2006 … Continue reading

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Photography: The Value of Taking Pot-Shots Whilst Hanging on To a Pair of Chihuahuas

If, like me, you are an unfortunate author/photographer who is unable to sell sufficient books to afford an expensive DSLR, and who, by extension, must rely upon a stupid little screen (that shows bugger all except a reflection of your … Continue reading

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