Tuesday, June 18, 2019

With the Ricoh GR to Laos — Part Two

Jean continues his adventures in Laos and puts the trusty old Ricoh GR through its paces

Hillman’s Minx rides again

There's a club for everything. And the classic Hillman marque is kept alive by a group of enthusiasts who met last weekend at Brooklands Museum, near London

Stabilisation is now a box-tickers’ essential

DPReview has said that in future the absence of in-body stabilisation in a camera system will be regarded as a definite con. No longer is it seen as an option, it's definitely a necessity. Macfilos investigates....

Bièvres Photo Fair: Leica M body prices soar

Another Bièvres Photo Fair bites the dust and Mike discovered that Leica M camera bodies are rising faster than inflation

Keeping over-exposure under control

Does film cope better with highlights? Does digital bring more recovery potential from underesposed areas. It's a complex issue but we reached a conclusion

Leica lenses on the new Panasonic Lumix S1

Thinking of buying the Panasonic Lumix S1 to replace your Leica SL, or perhaps as a vehicle for your M or SL/TL lenses. Initial results are encouraging.

Grubb lenses helped prove the Theory of Relativity

One hundred years ago a machine constructed in Dublin, using Grubb lenses, was used during the solar eclipse to help prove Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

1957 Agfa Ambi Silette: Quality is for life

Jason went shopping for an old SLR but came back with something he had never imagined. The Agfa Ambi Silette as turned out to be a remarkably good buy.

With the Ricoh GR to Laos — Part One

Foloowing his trilogy on Myanmar, Jean takes his little Ricoh GR to Laos.

Hot-rod Girls: Never say never

Unaccustomed as I am to photographic bling, my outrageously processed shot of the hot-rod girls has proved a hit with competition judges. I probably won't do it again, but never say never