The classics – Pentax KX (1975)

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Rediscovering my classic film camera collection (never did sell one!), I recall buying the Pentax KX in 1975. It was my first “serious” camera, and I remember being blown away by the sharpness of the 55mm F/1.8 lens. I had used the landmark Spotmatic camera as a photographer with the Leeds Student newspaper, in 1970. Previously, I only had experience with Kodak …

Birdman

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Bath is such a great city for photographers – architecturally and street-wise. I have been taking street portraits of the vibrant performers in Bath for some time. This is Paul, the “pigeon man”. He attracts the pigeons with a small amount of seed, and they are obviously very happy to be around him. He also brings a great deal of joys …