Friday, September 25, 2020

Freedom, the open road, an electric car and solitude in Salisbury Cathedral Close

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The electric cat is unleashed as lockdown restrictions are lifted. and Mike reflects on his life with his Jaguar I-Pace. The quiet lawns of Salisbury Cathedral Close beckon the beast...

Personality Type: Does it influence the cameras and lenses we choose to work with?

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Does your personality influence the type of camera and lens you prefer to work with? Wayne takes a lighthearted look at the introvert and the extrovert when it comes to photographic style.

Leica Notes: Happy third birthday and welcome to the collection, Tee-el-two

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Mike has had his eye on a used Leica TL2 for some time. He thinks it could become a digital classic. This week, he found the object of his lust...

Nobody buys cameras any more: Really?

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This has to be the most ridiculous headline to come in the wake of last week's Olympus news. Olympus ain't going nowhere – and it could be set for even better days...

The fall of Olympus or a bright new start?

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What does the sale of the Olympus camera division tell us about the state of the industry and the future for micro four-thirds?

Oh! Kolkata: The beating heart of a metropolis on the road to modernisation

Calcutta, the former capital of British India, is a bustling city that is trying to modernise after years of Communist rule. Farhiz paid a visit to some of the city's historica landmarks.

Sigma launches new 100-400mm f/5-6.3 for L-Mount: Up to 800mm reach with teleconverters

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Zoom to 400mm, 560mm ot 800mm with the new Contemporary telephoto from Sigma. It's a compact and well-priced addition to the burgeoning L-Mount Alliance lens collection.

Leica’s D-Lux 7 goes all black on us

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Eighteen months after the launch of the silver-and-black D-Lux 7, Leica has introduced a stealthy all-black version. It's available from today and costs the same as the silver original.

L-Mount: Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 announced

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The new Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm zoom is compact and light. This L-Mount lens will also be light on the wallet, at under £600, when it arrives in the late summer.

Sony RX100V: Is it the travel camera for me?

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Could this second-hand Sony RX100 Mark V be the holy-grail-type travel camera Wayne is seeking? Or will Panasonic keep his attention. Let's find out...