Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Saracinesco: A picturesque and historic village in the Appennini mountains

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A chance encounter led to the discovery of the unique history of a Saracen pirate settlement in the hills near Rome. Andrea Bellelli goes exploring...

The Road to Tawang: It is better to travel well than to arrive

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Adventures on the road to Tawang: Farhiz explores the Battle of Nyukmadong and passes peacefully through the Se La

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.

Panasonic’s Lumix S5 kit: The Lightweight L-Mount alternative

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Better late than never. For some reason, the Panasonic S5 kit I ordered in September has just arrived at Macfilos Towers, at least a...

Gaeta: The village on the Tyrrhenian Sea packed with history

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Andrea explores the hidden attractions of the ancient port of Gaeta, just a few kilometres from Rome itself.

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...

Sri Lanka: Just my cup of tea

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Farhiz goes to Sri Lanka in search of a good cup of tea...

The L-Mount Alliance is two years old. It is a win-win combination for all...

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The L-Mount Alliance is two years old today. Such a lot has happened in the past 24 months, so much more than anyone expected. It has been a win-win situation for all three participants, including Leica

Panasonic S5 and its peers: Handsome piggy in the middle

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This photograph of three Panasonic cameras illustrates just how small and light the new Lumix S5 is in comparison with the S1R and GH5.

Calleva Atrebatum: Historical novel draws me to the ancient city of Silchester

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A chance reference in an historical novel takes Mike to Silchester, an abandoned Roman city almost on his doorstep but never once visited...