Gazing at other worlds: The photographic opportunities closer to home

Surreal images of other worlds are all around you, but you just need to stay in the observing zone instead of being distracted by the phone or the cares of the world. Brian Nicol takes a flight of fancy during the Great Lockdown time...

Decent Exposure Part 1: Attachable external light meters and where they help

The first part of our lightmeter review homes in on hot-shoe-mounted devices, ranging from the original Leicameter to the latest electronic models...

Oops, I did it again. But is it really a good idea to develop...

Film is enjoying a renaissance, especially among younger photographers. But do you process your own films? Have you entered the mysterious world of the darkroom? Jörg-Peter brings us up to date on home developing techniques...

Lee Friedlander’s impressive oeuvre: Berlin ist eine Reise wert

There are always good reasons to travel to Berlin. And the Lee Friedlander exhibition at C/O Berlin provides another compelling reason to visit German's capital city…

Leitz Auction goes into space with the Soviets

Noted collector William Fagan takes a tour of some of the more interesting items to be sold at the forthcoming Leitz Auction in Vienna on November 20, 2021

Wetzlar Camera Auction 9 October 2021: A personal preview

William Fagan takes a look at the lineup at next month's important Wetzlar camra auction and comes up for a select list of personal favouries...

Where does the camera industry go from here?

Narain Jashanmal takes a look at the current state of the photographic industry and wonders just where we go from here...

Can you have your medium format kaka and eat it? Hasselblad’s first generation X1D...

As the great lyricist and philosopher queen Britney Spears once said: “Oops, I did it again!” Bought another camera, that is… Yes, I know...

Can you ever have enough cameras?

Hello - I’m Andrew. I’ve just published my first article on Macfilos - you can read it here - and I thought it was...

Haptic adventures with a medium-format digital back

After a surfeit of Leica digital M variations, Andrew decided to go old school with Hasselblad, but spiced things up with a digital back...

Turning your Hasselblad gear into cash

Near the British museum lies a unique photographic gem — the Camera Museum. It's part museum, part cafe and part shop. Specialising in Hasselblad, the store is now looking to buy your old gear or sell it on commission.

Cheaper Hasselblad X1D II arrives

Hasselblad today announced the X1D Mark II medium-format camera which will cost less than its predecessor. The camera will arrive in July and will be priced at £5,400, including tax.

Vintage cameras as fashion accessories

You're not dressed for the Forties unless you have a vintage camera around your neck. As Mike found out last weekend

Hasselblad Christmas: HD night-time images

An outing with the Hasselblad X1D to capture some stunning night-time Christmas decorations on Vancouver Island

Romania: Travels in Transylvania

At the start of the new millennium I visited Translyvania on three occasions. Working with a local translator/fixer, I documented life in the Szekely region that had changed very little in hundreds of years.