It’s a weird thing, this recent craze over a good bokeh lens. There’s weird bokeh, smooth bokeh, disturbing bokeh…and the list goes on. For those of you who’ve never heard of it, bokeh is a Japanese word that relates to
Seeing as it’s Christmas time for many people, I thought it a good idea to use it as an excuse to get out and try out a tiny silver Lumax movie camera lens. It was made by Bell & Howell,
The Pentax Spotmatic was a classic film camera, first produced by Asahi in 1964. It was a completely mechanical camera, apart from the battery powered Through The Lens (TTL) light meter. Like so many cameras of this era, the metering
In this fast age of digital cameras, we’ve become habituated to looking at the bright little screen after every click of the button to analyse the photo. It’s one of the strengths and also one of the weaknesses of our
Freelensing or De-Lensing – take your pick When I started learning more about photography, like so many I was mostly interested in gear, sharp images and the best lenses my bank balance could reasonably afford. But this quickly became boring.