What it's all about

What it's all about
'One of the reasons I get so frustrated with the photographic internet is the ridiculous and pointless bickering about gear. And my posts often demonstrate my increasing frustration with the male dominate gadget worship that forgets what photography is all about.
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Film - Stock - Leica M7 and R5 'reviews' - Over complication.

Film - Stock - Leica M7 and R5 'reviews' - Over complication.
'Now advances in technology ARE welcome, but the exaggerated claims that go along with it are not. And as photographers we should surely be questioning what we see and apply that to what we use and the options we are now presented with.. Do we really need this technology overload? Does it make us better photographers? Do we create better photographs? Does it hinder us or help us?
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Nikon FE2 - Film Camera Simplicity - Digital Camera Aesthetics

Nikon FE2 - Film Camera Simplicity - Digital Camera Aesthetics
'And maybe that is why film cameras are 'cool'. Because they demonstrate that their owners are actually attempting to create something using their knowledge, their experience and above all their vision of the world around us, from somebody who has a point of view.
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Core Lenses 1 - Leica R

Core Lenses 1 - Leica R
'Some time ago I decided that rather than buy into native system lenses every time I bought a new camera, I would start setting up a series of 'core' lenses that, via adapters, I could use on a variety of camera systems. I identified 4 different lens mounts as being the ones that had the widest variety of adapter options, had options that worked for me and were available S/H and at reasonable prices.
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Leica M7

Leica M7
'There is one great thing about using a manual focus film camera. I can completely ignore the vast majority of the photographic internet that bangs on and on about Medium Format that isn't actually that, AF speeds, about what 8K might bring in a few years time and other speculative developments that camera manufacturers and rumour sites like to keep our interest with.'
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