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Thursday, 26 December 2013

Retina iPad Mini - things to think about if I updated from the original iPad.

I own the original iPad. When the first iPad Mini came out, I didn't consider an upgrade because I felt I could get more time out of m...

Saturday, 21 December 2013

The iPad Air - things to think about if I updated from the original iPad.

I own the original iPad. I haven't updated in over three years, and there is a sense that I am starting to miss out on a lot of the g...

Friday, 13 December 2013

The "Effects" for the Ricoh GR.

My daughter is not growing up as fast as I had feared, but she certainly is growing up. I love going to the park with my children. My daug...

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

The GR Limited Edition in my Margaret Howell Porter bag.

I have a Margaret Howell - Porter collaboration bag that I like to use for when I am out. If I am just going 15-20 minutes from my house I ...

Friday, 29 November 2013

Accessories for the Ricoh GR.

The Ricoh GR Limited Edition may seem a bit expensive upon first look, but it has many accessories as a package. If you bought all of the ...

Friday, 22 November 2013

First look: Ricoh GR Limited Edition.

I now have a new digital camera, the GR Limited Edition .   The thing I like about the GR series are, in no particular order, -small a...

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Filters for the MS-Optical Sonnetar 50/1.1.

Now that I have a new lens cap for my MS-Optical Sonnetar 50/1.1 lens, I am also thinking of adding a protective filter to the lens as well...

Monday, 11 November 2013

The Akashi Municipal Planetarium.

I went to the Akashi Municipal Planetarium with my 5 year old son the other day. We hopped on a few trains and made a trip out of it. Sin...

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

My new lens cap for the MS-Optical Sonnetar 50/1.1.

I love the pictures that my MS-Optical Sonnetar 50/1.1 can give me, but lately it has been sitting in the camera box in favour to the C Biog...

Monday, 28 October 2013

The Sony A7 and A7r, what about the RX10?

The recent Sony cameras are all amazing in their own right. The A7 and A7r are the first of their kind; a full frame (135) mirrorless came...

Friday, 18 October 2013

OM-D E-M1: How does the first "Pro" Micro Four Thirds look to an amature photographer?

Photo: Olympus Imaging The OM-D E-M1 is now selling, along with the lens M.Zuiko Digital 12-40mm F2.8 Pro. The E-M1 can be considered the...

Thursday, 26 September 2013

The iPhone 5s - thinking about it as my walk-around camera.

Three obvious things stand out. 64-bit A7 chip Touch ID The Camera and accompanying Software What interests me most is the camera. M...

Sunday, 15 September 2013

The iPhone 5c.

In my mind, although the iPhone 5s is surely the more high end smartphone, the iPhone 5c is the one to look at. There are many things that...

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

I've changed servers for my website, and it was much easier than I thought it would be.

Although there are a lot of merits to owning a domain of your own, even if you're not a big (or small) company that wants to brand a pro...

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

UFC 162 - Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman.

[Photo: UFC.com ] I was a little shocked, and perhaps a little disappointed to see Anderson Silva lose to Chris Weidman on UFC 162. My...

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Pentax is no more.

Pentax Ricoh (officially PENTAX RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.) is now RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. This means that it no longer has "Penta...

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Let's say you've gone back in time.

Let's say you've gone back in time. Nice one. Okay, we're going to assume that you're on earth and you can read English. ...