Fear at St Paul’s

Absolute terror. Buttock clenching, stomach churning fear. That’s what happens when I go to high places. “to pull the higgle” is how my son refers to St Paul’s Cathedral. Now I’ve explained to him how I felt at the golden gallery he’s fascinated by the pictures of “the higgle”, and tells me how I was …

More Df fun…

This camera is distractingly good. I’m actually struggling to think of a camera where the fun has matched the final results so well. The original X100 and the X100S come close, but they aren’t as consistent, nor as quick to focus. The eye catching features of this camera are its high ISO ability (which is …

Nikon Df Impressions continued

This is really just a gallery of Nikon Df example shots from a day’s (more like an hours!) shooting at Alexandra palace.  I took along my Samyang 14mm, Voigtlander 20mm, Zeiss 25mm, Nikon 28mm AI-S F2 (yes, I like wide angles), Nikon 50mm F1.8G special edition and Nikon 105mm AI-S F2.5. The ergonomics are great …

Nikon Df arrives…

For a few weeks now I’ve been wrestling with my conscience and common sense regarding a new camera. Not the Sony A7/r (which just did not interest me) but the Nikon Df. One of my favourite film cameras is the Nikon FM3a, which a joyfully simple camera. Nikon ran a teaser ad campaign about the …