New black and white films to get excited about

I've promised myself that this year I would improve my film skills whether it is shooting or developing. I've been shooting more film but I'm yet to develop any of my own films. The exciting part of shooting film is trying out various films to see which ones suit me best. To start with I…

Review of the Cokin graduted ND Filters

As I shoot mainly landscapes, filters are my best friends. As you can imagine I have a couple that I use constantly. The polarizing filter and the UV filters. As you add more lenses to your collections buying individual filters become expensive (even though I personally prefer them. Just clumsy of nature). I went for…

Fujifilm X10 & X100s – Worth the buy or a waste?

Shopping for a birthday gift last week I came accross the Fujiflim X10 which had been reduced.I've been looking for a compact camere for as long as I can remember. What made me lose sleep over this camera is that it's only function is MANUAL. Why just Manual function?   We all know that I…

5 great compact cameras for professional photographers

I am one of those people that logs their SL everywhere I go. However, I noticed it has put a serious strain on my handbags. I mean tear on the lining and a very noticeable tear on the outside too. So I started to think. Are DSLRs too heavy for everyday? For me, I must…