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I've been taking photos since about the age of 7 gradually improving my collection of kit as the years rolled by.
My first SLR was a Canon FX handed down from my mum. Using that taught me a lot about exposure, depth of field and composition.

Then I got my trusty Canon A-1 which I used together with a couple of twenty year old tins of Tri-X and Pan-F to learn the wet arts of developing and printing. I took it all over the world on my observing trips and it never let me down.

Now I have a not so shiny anymore EOS 20D and some spangly lenses for it so I can go nuts. I also have some not so fresh lenses that I love even more, and I'm always up for acquiring new gear.

The 20D is great for experimenting and so on, and is my workhorse camera, but all this flickring has inspired me to get back to shooting film as well. So much so I even got myself some medium format gear. The Zenith 80 didn't work out so well, although it had it's charms, so now I have a Bronica S2A, which is a beautiful piece of machinery with some fine optics.

There are also a few shots taken with some of my collection, a Brownie, and Ensign folder, and others, and for weird frame sizes I have been known to make my own pinhole cameras.

My occasional musings on photography and other things can be found here, but I wouldn't expect any conclusions if I were you.

If you'd like to buy cards, prints or posters then I have a selection of my favourites available on RedBubble:

For my fellow nerds (you know who you are) -
Kit summary:
Canon EOS 20D DSLR
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM
Sigma 600mm f8 Mirror Telephoto
EF/FD Adaptor
EF-52mm thread reversing ring
EF-58mm thread reversing ring

Asahi SMC Pentax-M 50mm f/1.7 K-mount with EOS adapter
Nikkor 35mm f/1.4 Ai with Ai-EF adapter
Previously (i.e. lenses I have now sold):
Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Canon Digital IXUSv
5.4-10.8mm f/2.8-4.0

Canon A-1 SLR
Canon FL 58mm f/1.2
Canon FD 50mm f/1.8
Canon FD 50mm f/3.5 S.S.C. Macro
Canon FD 28mm f/2.8
Canon FD 20mm f/2.8
Hanimex MC 135mm f/2.8
Mitakon MC 200mm f/3.5
Hanimex HMC 28-200mm f/4-5.6
Sigma 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6

Zenith 80 SLR (retired hurt)
Industar-29 80mm f/2.8

Zenza Bronica S2A
Nikkor-P 75mm f/2.8
Nikkor-O.C 50mm f/2.8
Nikkor-Q 135mm f/3.5
Nikkor-P 200mm f/4
Polaroid Back
Bellows Attachment Model 2

Polaroid Super Colour Swinger III

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March 2006
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