The New Sure Shot

The New Sure Shot

The Canon New Sure Shot (known internationally as the AF35M II or in Japan as the Autoboy 2) was the third camera in Canon’s long running Sure Shot series of “Point and Shoot” consumer film cameras. I have just finished writing about it and you can...
Playing with the Sony NEX-C3

Playing with the Sony NEX-C3

This is my little Sony NEX-C3 which I am enjoying so much. It is simply fun to use it but it is also useful in learning about my lens collection. You may remember that I bought a Sony NEX-C3 to play with. (I wrote about it here) The idea was to have a camera which...
Consider the Pencil

Consider the Pencil

Consider the pencil. Worth five cents it is a common item found in every home. And yet, in the right hands, it can be used to create beautiful images. Pencil sketches can rise, unquestionably, to the realm of art. Many of the greatest artists made sketches with a...
Scanning sans Scanner

Scanning sans Scanner

Thoughts on the efficient Digitizing of your Film Negatives The options for moving your images from film to computer include more than scanning at home or professional digitizing. But what  other options exist and how well do they work? I have described before my way...
October Camera Show

October Camera Show

Last weekend was the most recent edition of the Vancouver Camera show and as usual it was a great deal of fun. I had my table again and was able to sell enough of this and that to pay for my table fee. The hall was busy, lots of people, and great conversation. I had...
The Rare Camera Auction

The Rare Camera Auction

I subscribe to a lot of photo stuff on the internet. Obviously too much because I can’t read and watch all of the material that washes up in my inbox. There are a few old standbys I always read and most that I just thumb through. And then there are those that go...