Lately…

Sometimes I don't feel like I have much to blog about unless I've managed to take photos of something I've made, or I've been on holiday (more Japan to follow), but looking through my photos from the past month, I realised it wasn't all dull. Alfie and I got posing...  ...and then he tried out a new comfy [...]

Foire du Midi

Once a year, when most people have packed up and gone on holiday for two months over the summer, Brussels closes a quarter of the ring road around the centre of the city and sets up a gigantic fun fair. I think it's because nobody is protesting around the European Quarter and they don't want [...]

First Praktica Film

I'd bought a Lomography scanner to try and put my negatives onto the computer, but I can't get the flipping thing to work properly, so instead I have scanned all of the pictures in. On the whole I'm pretty pleased with the results - these are my favourite eight pictures, but there are other ones which [...]

Nikon Coolpix P330

While I dearly love my Praktica L, I was missing the ease of having a compact camera to carry round in my handbag and whip out should anything interesting happen. Something for those occasions when the iPhone just won't cut it.  The sales are on, and I didn't fancy staying in my office one lunchtime so I [...]

Praktica L

In 1974, When my dad turned 21, he was given a second hand Praktica L camera. Growing up, I've seen so many images which this camera took that I was thrilled when it was passed on to me this Christmas. For the past 20 years or so, it's only really been used occasionally - I received [...]