Archive for the ‘Thoughts and waffles’ Category

Yes it is not often i have a rant on here, but today i think it is warranted I have had several conversations lately with potential customers who are looking for equipment and have said but why buy from you and pay x amount of dollars more when i can buy it from an offshore […]


2017 has arrived with a bang,  and now nearly 3 months in a big portion of the talk in the photographic world has been about film.  Yes that Silver based, emulsion on an acetate base that captures light, that old out of date technology that nobody uses anymore because its so expensive etc etc etc. Why […]


It’s Photokina time again, and like normal there are the highly anticipated/rumored/leaked product releases that get confirmed or not confirmed. This year one of the big rumors has been the announcement of new mirrorless medium format systems. Hasselblad startled most several months ago when they announced their new X1D-50 Mirrorless System.. This system has a body […]


09Jun16

It is officially Winter here in NZ now, and for most its a time to hunker down inside and do inside things on the cold long nights we have in the South. I like to use this time to make sure all my printing is done. I print Albums, especially if they are projects or […]


A serious question, and one that doesn’t really Here at http://www.southerncameras.co.nz we have a huge, and i mean HUGE catalogue of items, everything from batteries to cameras with enough megapixels to create problems for all but the gruntiest computers. But so far this year i have been surprised, our film sales, film processing and film […]


Even though its Spring heading for Summer here in NZ and down in the south where we are, it doesnt get dark until well after 9pm, Telescopes are an often looked at Christmas gift. Dunedin is lucky that we are a smallish city, and you do not have to go too far away from the […]


Yes you read that right, Film’s not dead.  Film cameras are making a bit of a comeback.  After years of the it can only be digital mentality, photographers are heading back to film cameras.   For some its the familiarity of working with a finite number of exposures, others its the ‘look’ of film in […]