Badass photographer Tread has written a piece on toy camera photography for the May 2006 issue of Photoblogs magazine, and it go a little something like this:
So why now, when it is easier than ever to get a nice photograph and cheaper and simpler to print your own, have I became a near-Luddite photographically speaking? Itâ€™s an easy answer: I like the work I make with toy cameras more than anything Iâ€™ve done in the past 23 years of photohobbying. With toycameras, I am forced to think more about the shot, less about the cameraâ€™s controls, more about what I want the photo to "say," less about the technical fluffery of so-called "good" photography. Any respected photographer will sing the same song, "Itâ€™s not the camera or the equipment that makes a good photo, itâ€™s the person behind the camera…"
Read article at photoblogsmagazine.org
Thank you for the kind words and plugerewski…BTW dropping at link from my place to yours, great stuff here that I have been missing! Keep it up.