Thursday, February 20, 2020

Britain’s motor industry and the plug-in future: A visit to Gaydon

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How practical is an electric car? I'm on a strong learning curve as I get to grips with the new Jaguar I-Pace. But its excellence is tarnished by the dreadful EV charging infrastructure in Britain. Only Tesla is doing it right. The rest, including Jaguar, are fast gurgling down the plughole. A new approach is needed if we are to meet the new 2035 targets.

In India’s North-East with the Leica X Vario: Teer for a 20-rupee loss

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An excursion to India's north-east with the Leica X Vario - and an encounter with a novel sport, Teer

Vallouise: Summer hikes in the Ecrins national park

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France: Vallouise and the mountain walks

Yellowstone in January: Why? Why? Why?

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A business trip in the middle of winter, stopovers in Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana, and the winter kit of Leica M9s and a TT Artisans 35mm f/1.4

Leica M10 Monochrom compared with the M10-P

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Tom had the opportunity to spend a month with a prototype version of the new Leica M10 Monochrom. His photo comparisons with the M10-P are suppliemented by two photo series completeed in his work as a professional photographer.

Yosemite from the comfort of ground level

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After photographing Yosemite National Park from the air, Tom returned to earth — but with a soft landing on snow. The Leica SL proved to be more reliable than the snowchains, however.

Electric Cars: Ready for the mainstream?

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All change at Macfilos as the editor jumps from a smelly old diesel car to the latest technology in the shape of Jaguar's rather stunning I-Pace. Will he be disappointed. Let's find out....

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.

Paris captured in 15 delicious bites

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One man's approach to the art of Paris, the traffic, the streets, taken in sixteen very different bites

Leica M10 Monochrom: Rangefinder resolution at its mostest

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A first review of Leica's now M10 Monochrom. Jonathan has been allowed to test a pre-production version of the 41MP black-and-white camera as these are his conclusions.