Saturday, August 15, 2020

Dave Seargeant helps investigate a 143-year-old murder

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Regular Macfilos author and Leica owner, Dave Seargeant, gives comfort to the grandson of Louis Staunton who was convicted of murder committed in south London in April, 1877. Find our more here...

Kathmandu valley: Sanga, Dhulikhel, Panauti and Nagarkot

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Sometimes it pays to concentrate. Instead of trying to cram in a full tour of Nepal, Jean decided to spend two weeks in one location, the Kathmandu Valley. It's more productive and less stressful than spending days on the road.

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...

Farewell, Boeing 747: Hop hop to the aeroplane graveyard

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On its way to aircraft graveyard, the last Qantas 747 did a kangaroo on the way to Los Angelese. John was there to record the sad day...

Long-term review: The new Leica M10-R

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Leica's high-resolution M10-R has been in the hands of Jonathan Slack for nearly a year. In that time he has come love the camera and is planning to buy one for keeps.

Kodak: The end of an American Moment

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Mike Evans and Don Morley reflect on one of the titans of the photographic world, the great Kodak company...

Away from the D-Day beaches, walks along the Alabaster Coast of Normandy

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The beautiful Normandy coast, stretching from the Seine to the Somme, is a perfect location for a walking holiday.

Nice to have: A wonderful classic Leica as the inspiration for portraiture

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Some things are just nice to have: Dan can't part with his 1930s Leica and he has put it in th hands of people he meets, enjoying the reaction to a wonderful piece of precision engineering from nearly 80 years ago...

Plitvice National Park: Exploring the upper lakes in summer and autumn

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From late summer to early winter, the Plitvice lakes provide an ever-changing feast of colour and texture as Kevin found when he took his "vintage" Leica X1 and X Vario for an outing in the wild...

1971 Porsche 911: The sleeping beauty in a Melbourne garden

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Trick or treat: A classic Porsche 911 abandoned in a Melbourne Garden. John took a flier and found a heart of gold beneath the dusty sheet...