Guest Post: Mikeyboards, Street photography with your dog

I reached out to someone I connected with on Instagram @mikeyboards. We connected over our shared obsession for taking photos of strangers on the streets, how awkward it can be and how we approach it.  He shares how he got started making photos on the streets of New York City with his dog, Baci.

Abandoned School, Ballarat – Digital vs Film Shootout

We wanted to know how a modern, mid-range DSLR would stack up against a 1990s era film point and shoot at the same location, shooting the same things. So, we took both cameras to an abandoned former school and orphanage in Ballarat to see how they'd go! The results are surprising!

Homeward: Ballarat

I grew up in Ballarat and since moving away, I always try to make it back home to explore. This photo series covers the sights, nooks, crannies and hot spots that make up this oddball heritage listing obsessed town. There's some street, some urban, some documentary and landscape in an effort to give you a glimpse of Ballarat from my point of view.

Konica Minolta 40mm M-Rokkor f2 Review – My Favourite Lens of All Time

The 40mm M-Rokkor lens is a real hidden gem of true Leica pedigree, even if it wears a Minolta badge. It's sharp, it's moody and has a tiny focus throw enabling you to focus with a rangefinder very, very quickly. It's my favourite lens ever!

One Day in Port Douglas with the Ricoh GR

When I travel, I try to travel as light as humanly possible. Laptop, phone, single camera and lens, HDD, SD card reader and the various chargers required. Travelling light means when getting around life is much easier, it's only a simple reach into the bag to pull out a camera and fire off some frames… Continue reading One Day in Port Douglas with the Ricoh GR

One Day in Melbourne with the Contax TVS Digital

I took out my little Contax TVS Digital, one of my all time favourite cameras for a day of shooting in Melbourne's CBD and a few sneaky frames on the way to the train. It was a bit wet, rainy and overcast all day so I was only out for a few hours so there… Continue reading One Day in Melbourne with the Contax TVS Digital