Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Into the Mystery: Camera in the wild

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David Askham reviews a remarkable book which explores landscape photography in a unique way...

But Why? A brief ride through time in search of purpose

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Unduly influenced by black & white movies (from the Marx Brothers to Jimmy Cagney), and longing for a gaberdine to mimic the understated swagger of Humphrey Bogart, I was thoroughly preoccupied with being, by my own definition, cool. “Why photography?” you might have asked. “Because I can,” would have been my surly reply.

Light: What I learned to help take better photos

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Erwin explores the photography principle that dwarfs everything else, the fact that light matters.

Slim Rock n Roll linked strap now available for smaller cameras, including the Leica...

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The leather-link Rock n Roll strap is a great companion for any camera. It is springy and comfortable to wear around the neck or over the shoulder. Now comes a narrower, less bulky version which is ideal for the Leica M and other compact cameras.

Where does the camera industry go from here?

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

High-price Nikon L rangefinder fetches €398,000 at Wetzlar auction

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Wetzlar Camera Auctions last week achieved a word-record price for a vintage Nikon. The prototype Nikon L with Leica screw mount went for just shy of €400,000.

Pounding the mean streets of Medway

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Virus stops play at the many street festivals of the Medway towns in 2020. Regular photographer visitors are reduced to scouring their archives for something new....

A Photographic Journey: My life in black and white

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Black and white. I just love it.

Thursday news roundup: And a few things to do during lockdown

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Coping with the lockdown and some things you can do from the comfort of your own home....

The camera in the sky: From London to Yosemite National Park

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Thanks to his job, Tom Lane has access to aspects of aerial photography denied to most of us. And he takes full advantage. At last we've persuaded Tom to pen an article for Macfilos and show us some of his magnificent from-the-air images