For many years I used an 18-200mm Nikon zoom lens on my Nikon DX DSLR. While the results were acceptable I received more refusals from Photo Stock Libraries than I expected due to lack of sharp focus. I just assumed this DX lens was sharp but then I read an article saying it was not.So I purchased a Nikon DX 1.8 35mm fixed lens for just a few hundred dollars and what a difference! All my shots are super sharp and my refusals have reduced to almost zero.It does mean I have had to change my... continue reading
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Recently I have been scanning some old negatives from 1988 and have discovered quite a few nice photos.With film going out of style the temptation is to sell the old film camera for a song or even give it away.I tried that with an Olympus XA but found that that camera is not marketable unless it is in perfect condition.It is increasingly difficult to find batteries that work in old cameras such as the Olympus XA and Konica TC Autoreflex.Sometimes I have to use my Canon A640 to act as a light... continue reading
Many people ask me what's behind my nickname - 36Clicks.There are three answers, actually. A couple of years ago, I decided to start my own company at the age of 36. Didn't keep that promise to myself, as I gave myself a year's head start.The second reason resides on nostalgia; after 36 Clicks, the spool of film is full. Of course, this doesn't apply to Digital or Medium format cameras, let alone to the old 24 exposure 35mm film, but still - I like it.Last, as a company, the name 36Clicks... continue reading
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