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A box of old cameras No.5: The Halina Super-Mini 88

Many years ago I was going backpacking to France and Italy with my wife Gina. We intended using the European train network to get about and I wanted a really small and lightweight camera to take along. I chose the … Continue reading

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A box of old cameras No.4: Olympus Trip 35

The Trip 35 is a 35mm compact camera, manufactured by Olympus and was introduced in 1967 and discontinued, after a lengthy production run, in 1984. The Trip name was a reference to its intended market — people who wanted a … Continue reading

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A box of old cameras No.3: Praktica Nova 1

Presented at the 1967 Leipzig Spring Fair, the Praktica nova 1 brought much needed updates to the nova series. Following the lead of the Prakticamat, the nova 1 replaced the two-range shutter speed dial with a modern non-rotating one, with … Continue reading

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A box of old cameras No.2: Kodak Instamatic 50

The Kodak Instamatic 50 In last post of this series I featured the Kodak ‘Hawkeye’ Ace Delux and as I’m attempting to display these camera in chronological order, the next camera out of the box is another Kodak. The ‘Intamatic’ 50 … Continue reading

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A box of old cameras No.1: ‘Hawkeye’ Ace De Luxe

Recently looking through some old stuff (and I’ve got lots of old stuff and that’s another story), I came across a box of old cameras that I’d stashed away. A little while ago I wrote about my old Sony Mavica … Continue reading

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Photography with an 86 year old!

Sorting out the loft (still not sorted by the way), I came across my dad’s old May Fair Camera. A simple box camera made in 1931. After cleaning the May Fair inside and out, I ventured out armed with a … Continue reading

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A New Direction

Back in May 2014 I posted this: Over the past couple of years photography has increasingly become a more important part of my life. I use it as a part of my job as a graphic designer but I’m also … Continue reading

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Thank you one and all!

Just topped 17000 views. Thanks to all who have visited this blog. Please come back again soon… This is a shot of me and Morris, my dad’s car way back then in the dim and distant past. It was shot … Continue reading

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