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January Tumbles

My six favourite images from my Tumblr for January.

In Praise of Billingham Camera Bags

I’m not really into writing reviews but thought it was about time that I did write something singing the praises of one of my favourite pieces of photography kit, the Hadley Pro camera bag from Billingham. For those of you that don’t know M Billingham & Co (formed in 1973)

A Day at the Circus

Like most small boys of a certain age (possibly under the influence of Enid Blyton’s books about Mr Galliano’s Circus) I was once fascinated by circuses and even though I didn’t fancy running away with one (I never did like sleeping in caravans) was certainly intrigued by them. Nice then

Studio Shoot with Olympus 45mm f/1.8

Having recently purchased the highly recommended Olympus M.ZUIKO 45mm f/1.8 ‘portrait’ lens I thought I’d have a play with it in a studio to take some, er well, portraits. 45mm on micro four thirds equates to 90mm on the 35mm film equivalent so fairly and squarely in the range of

Warwickshire Weekend

I am fortunate enough to have two National Trust properties, Packwood House and Baddesley Clinton, within a short cycle ride of where I live so this May Day weekend holiday, which bought some glorious weather with it, was an excellent opportunity to get out with the OM-D and a couple


I heard on the news today that Winston Churchill is to appear on the United Kingdom’s £5 bank note which will enter circulation in 2016. He will be the only politician from the modern era to appear on a banknote. The design includes a portrait of the former Prime Minister,

On the Fear of Micro Four Thirds Cameras

I started this blog shortly after attending Focus on Imaging at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) this year where I was so blown away by the Olympus OM-D I immediately decided to sell all of my heavy old Canon gear (four lenses sold, one lens and a camera body to

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