Photography

Pentax K7

Somewhere in the dismal period between me selling my Nikon D40 and acquiring a Nikon D50, I owned this Pentax K7. It’s a metal-bodied, weatherproof, “semi pro” ( an amateur with money or an ego ) digital SLR from Pentax. Who ? Yes, rather sad really. Pentax created the SLR ( not digital SLR ) …

Ricoh GRDII

If you are reading this I expect you know all about this marvel, but if not, a quick history. Long ago when dinosaurs ruled the earth, ancient caveman wore bearskins and carried cameras that used actual strips of film. One of the finest of such cameras was the Leica M, considered initially to be hopelessly …

Nikon D50

I owned a Nikon D40¬†for years and decided I “needed” an upgrade. It happens. I subsequently visited every camera review site. Bad idea. They largely focus, no pun intended, on the wrong things and take up too much time. Predictably, I ended up buying a Fuji X100. You remember the X100 ? It used to …