Friday, July 10, 2020

Japan: Impressions and a quirky angle on a fascinating country

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More travels in Japan viewed in colour and with emphasis on the wider angles

Camara Attacks: My pictures aren’t worth a ransom, so there

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Pay up or you'll lose your pictures: Hacking and ransomware comes to a camera near you....

What’s in a name: P for Pro or P for Pop?

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Canon resurrects its P-for-popular designation. Where does this leave the P-for-professional market?

Wee deoch-an-doris up Everest way: A distillery in the oddest location

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A near disaster as the little Leica was saddled with the wrong settings. But Wayne's images from the Himalayas survived to feature in this Macfilos article....

Lenses: Canon EF-M 22mm f/2 STM

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Hot on the heels of my bargain £199 Canon EOS...

Canon EOS M and Leica Lenses: Samples gallery

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This gallery is work in progress. I am planning to review the Canon EOS M, not as an overpriced £800 mirrorless wannabe but as a cheap and very cheerful £199 APS-C camera that is actually very competent. The EOS was damned by reports of slow autofocus. But is a solid camera, built in Japan, and performs well. The touch-screen interface is one of the best. Even the autofocus actually isn't all that bad after the latest firmware update.

Cambodia, a country just made for colour

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Cambodia is a country just ready for colour photography, as John found out a decade ago.

Canon EOS M and Leica lenses: More mischief afoot

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This morning I received an interesting little gadget, an M adapter for the Canon EOS M no less. This turns my bargain...

Custom Cameras: The Imperial Canon

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Bernard on his customised "Imperial Canon":These old Canon Rangefinders are like tanks –pun accordingly I guess. The Canon rangefinders of this era...

Ten best enthusiast cameras of 2018 (including 2½ Leicas)

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At last, a ten-best list that includes a Leica — not to mention some other cameras that are on Mike's radar. Read on....