Three years already!

It’s been three years today that I started this blog!

Very few posts at first, then I picked up steam and got into the habit and have published about 260 posts more or less regularly.

I think I have not bored anyone to death until now, so I think I’ll continue.

Here’s one photograph from the very first roll of film I shot after gradually going back to film from digital. It’s from the 4th of January 2013, early morning around 7h30… bloody cold!

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2013 – Shot on a Canon AE-1 with the 50mm f:1.8

My first blogging steps were still 2 years in the future!

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A Must-Read!

For anyone interested even only marginally in film photography, this is an absolute must-read!

Published by Steven Dowling of Kosmo-Photo fame, it is a very precise and comprehensive overview of the state of film photography, it’s future and it’s challenges. And well-written too.

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Searching for alternatives….

For once this is something not (entirely) photography related! If you’re not interested in computers…. sorry, not for you. I’ll be back with photography stuff very soon.

It all began for me in 2006, when I bought my first iMac (the 17″ white plastic one. Apple calls it Polycarbonate, sounds noble. I have been an ardent defender of Macdom ever since! Call me a fanboy, I’m guilty of that, but I have my reasons.

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My current setup: MacMini 2012 with 500 and 250Gb SSD and 16 Gb RAM, Apple 20″ Cinema Display, Teufel Concept B200 Speakers, Apple wireless Keyboard and 9€ Logitech wireless mouse. Added an external WiFi antenna and vertical stand for good measure. Note how the aluminium look matches my Spotmatic!

I sold that iMac late last year, after 10 years of loyal services. And as far as I know it still works. Sure it’s usefulness had decreased by then. Older OS only, slow with newer software…. but it still worked for standard stuff.

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