Archive for the ‘Thoughts and waffles’ Category

INTRO Ok, so you have made the decision to get on to the Analogue photography train, either for the first time or you are getting back on to it after spending time in the digital world, and after much thought and research, a camera has been purchased, lenses (if you have gone SLR or Rangefinder […]


  Intro: Ok, you have made the decision to go and shoot film, now the question is what camera do i want to use??  This makes decisions rather tough, as there are so many different cameras out there that do so many things and so many legendary cameras.  Rephrase the question & it will help […]


PART 1: Making the decision Intro: For many shooting film is a part of photography that has gone the way of the Moa, its extinct.  But I love to tell people that it hasn’t become extinct, in fact, here at Southern Cameras we like many are seeing a revival of analogue photography, much like the […]


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  Yes that Silver based, emulsion on an acetate base that captures light, that old out of date technology that nobody uses anymore because its so expensive etc etc etc.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 […]