A collection of cars and bikes that I’ve owned and used over the years. Some great and some not so great.
A look at the gear I’ve owned to do one of my favourite hobbies, photography!
Digital SLR photography at its best!
Bought on 8th December 2007 to replace the Fujifilm FinePix2400Zoom.
This rather long named camera was bought in December 1993 to allow photos to be taken quickly without the fuss of the SLR. This camera was easy to use all round.
Bought when I was in Year 11 (aka Form 5 in 1979) this was my introduction to 35mm SLR photography. This was a great reliable camera which saw many years and miles of service.
Agfa Isolette I with the Agfa Agnar lens (f/4.5 85mm), 1952-1958. With the shutter and aperture settings on the front of the lens this was an awkward camera to use. Initially I would set them using a light meter, but after a while I got used to guessing the settings, most of the time they … Continue reading Agfa Isolette I
The Olympus Trip 35 is and excellent camera belonged to Karen’s father. It took clear photos using several ranges on the lens, the light meter used a solar cell and it did not need a battery.
This camera was a prize from a competition where you had to answer a question creatively in so many words. At the time I was using my Agfa Isolette I. It was won when I was in Grade 6 at Beaconsfield Upper Primary School during 1974.
The camera, that in the early 70’s when I was in the later years of primary school at Hampton Park, introduced me to photography, the Baby Brownie from Kodak. I don’t know who owned it originally but it was a fun thing to get. I could now take photos!