Well, let me be honest: I'm not a real man. I back up my photos and files to an OCD like extent. And you should do the same.
Canon is better than Nikon - I have good reasons to love Sigma - External batteries for the speedlite rules!
I have equipped my camera obscura with some better hardware to get better control and in the end better images with it.
I supported a successful Kickstarter campaign which aimed to make a small and inexpensive Camera Obscura. I received and built my camera – and I already love it.
If your photos are going on the web, there are several things you can do to get small files, yet decent image quality
I keep reading these articles from film photographers about why film is MUCH better than digital. Pardon my French, but BS!
I have never been a full frame wannabee. I have been very happy with what DX had to offer, but a D700 at $825.- was more than I could resist
Lomography has succeeded on almost all levels with their copy of the Petzval lens. The finished result is beautiful and a real piece of kit.
I don't use physical filters on my lenses and I very rarely use digital filters on my image files
I always loved the look of the ultra-compact pancake lenses. Now I own two.