Thursday, September 29, 2022

Gazing at other worlds: The photographic opportunities closer to home

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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...

On Parade: Independence Day through a Leica lens

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Keith captures the diversity of a typical July 4 celebratory parade — this in Coronado, California — as the event starts moving after hours of behind-the-scenes preparation...

Photographic archaeology on a rainy day

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The heavens have opened over Sydney. Confined to barracks. So what better to do with the time that start an archaeological dig in the camera cupboard?

Wildlife Photography: Challenges of the birds

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Birds in flight present a challenge for photographers. Gary talks about his enthusiasm for wildlife shooting and provides some useful hints on making the best of bird photography...

On Parade: Behind the scenes at a California Independence Day celebration

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This year, Keith goes behind the scenes with his Leica SL2 and 24-70 Vario-Elmarit-SL before the start of the Coronado July 4th parade...
Voigtländer APO 35, 50 and 90

The M Files (14): Voigtländer APO 35, 50 and 90 – the attack on...

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APO, that was once almost a synonym for Leica. And to this day, spectacular apochromatic lens designs come from Wetzlar. But at Voigtländer/ Cosina,...

Architecture Meets Sculpture in Black and White: the interplay of light and form

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Keith continues his journey into black-and-white photography and the relationships between architecture, sculpture and the interplay of light form...

Leica Q2: The perfect full-frame travel camera?

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Is Leica's successful Q2 the ideal travel camera, despite the restructions of its fixed wide-angle lens? Keith sets off for Europe to find out...

Secrets of the London Transport Museum storage depot: A visit to the inner workings

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It's not everyday you get a guided tour of the inner workins of a museum depot by the director himself. Mike was lucky enough to gain access to some very hidden gems in sunny Acton...

From a snapshot to a fisheye and all that glitters

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The Leitz Auction at Wetzlar is now looming large. It takes place on June 11 and William Fagan takes another look at some of the more interesting items in the catalogue...