Tag Archive: classic cameras

A beautiful baby brings a smile to a dull day – Kodak Baby Brownie

Since New Year’s Day, when the weather wasn’t so bad, the weather has been terrible – dark, dull, drizzly and a whole lot more Ds. No matter how hard I looked I haven’t… Continue reading

Happy New Year to all ‘photo bloggers’ and especially to …

Since ‘launching’ this blog on the last day of October 2012, to indulge¬†grumpytyke‘s interest in photography, especially film photography and classic cameras, I’ve had so much pleasure, inspiration and motivation from so many… Continue reading

Dabbling again in ‘street photography’ – Olympus XA3, Kodak Tmax400

I said in my previous post that I’d been having another go at ‘street photography’ and I chose the simple point-and-shoot Olympus XA3. Then I’d only shot half the film, mostly during Christmas… Continue reading

Back from the kitchen – promise

Now that my Christmas cooking marathon is over I’m intending to get back to a regular post here – concentrating on classic cameras and film. But here’s a picture from¬†grumpytyke’s final Christmas Dinner… Continue reading

Doorways and entrances

Not a lot of time for photography in the run-up to Christmas, and a day-long session yesterday delving into the depths of advanced Microsoft Access relational databases (with a wonderful lady trainer) meant… Continue reading

Waking up a rare Exa

I discovered my Rheinmetall Exa was a bit rare only a couple of weeks ago when someone put one on Ebay. It is quite rare, but not valuable. I can’t complain; the ‘kit’… Continue reading

Old photos which link with my photographic past

Posting my ‘photo bio’, from which I eventually worked out how to make an ‘About me’ menu heading (‘heading’ is a misnomer – it’s at the bottom!), I wrote that maybe I could… Continue reading

About me, my summary photo bio

I decided to add an ‘About’ item to this, my photo blog, so wrote the following. However, for the life of me I can’t remember how I created the menu headings on grumpytyke… Continue reading

Travelling light in Dusseldorf – 2: with Olympus XA4

The Olympus XA4, the rarest of the Olympus XAs (it was made for only about a year, in 1985 I think), is in many ways an ideal ‘travelling light’ film camera, though it… Continue reading

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