intermittent since 2001

Two cameras that begin with an L.

Everyone knows that Leicas are expensive. Most people think them to be the most beautiful machines ever crafted. Some people believe they’ll never be able to afford such a photographic extravagance. I fall into all three categories but was not about to let the latter get in my way. As a lover of film and all things…

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Other stuff

I photograph things of local interest in my home town of Pinner at pinnerterest.co.uk. Also, I’ve started praising or moaning about Pinner at pinnerterestblog.tumblr.com You might like to read, comment or follow.


Who took the passion out of mechanics?

Let me preface this by saying that in no way am I, or have I ever been a grease monkey. I just don’t have the aptitude for it. I can swap out parts and work under close supervision but that is the extent of my adventures into car mechanics. Having said that I absolutely understand…

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Another one bites the dust

Another one bites the dust, originally uploaded by mistersnappy. Saturday the 12th was the last trading day for SRS, my local photographic shop. Not driven out by the credit crunch, but by a (possibly) greedy landlord. Such a shame.



“Photographers continue to go out into the world in order to photograph life today. Their motives and their methods vary: Colour or Black or White, lightweight 35mm versus heavyweight view camera, film versus digital. But what they have in common is a watchful attentiveness to the world and its ways. They see the things we miss…

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