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7 Nov 2014

Retrofitting

Retrofitting

I wasn’t sure about running colour film though the Lordomat. It seemed a little anachronistic, given that colour film wasn’t in everyday use by amateurs when the camera was manufactured. On the other hand, creative anachronism isn’t a bad thing, and a friend of mine said I should try Ektar, so I was swayed. As […]

6 Nov 2014

PSA: The UE Mini Boom Bluetooth Speaker

PSA: The UE Mini Boom Bluetooth Speaker

This is not a review, but more of a public service announcement. If you want a review of Logitech’s “Ultimate Ears” Mini Boom portable bluetooth speaker, you should go read The Wirecutter’s excellent review, which is what convinced me to try it. I just wanted to acknowledge here that their review is spot on — this thing is […]

2 Nov 2014

Shooting with History

Shooting with History

I bought a little piece of history last month. I’d been idly wondering if a rangefinder camera might suit my shooting style. Rangefinders are small, subtle cameras — they don’t need the space inside to handle the big flipping mirror arrangement of an SLR, and losing the mirror means the lens can be smaller, too. Rangefinders are so […]