Saturday, August 24, 2019

Land Rover Australia: Mud, mud, glorious mud

Land Rover launches in Australia were always tough affairs. But this one back in 1987 just got tougher and tougher as the mud rose and the cars sank....

Buying your next digital camera at the thrift shop

Lucky dip at the charity shop and up pops an ancient but surprisingly serviceable digital camera

Brendan Barry’s shipping container camera

Brendan Barry has moved up from his caravan cam to produce the world's largest, slowest and most impracitcal all-in-one camera, the shipping container camera.

Cameras at Everest, a century apart

A Kodak Vest-Pocket camera was lost on Everest 95 years ago. If it is ever found it could prove that the mountain was conquered some 30 years earlier than the history books say.

Upper Teesdale through the lens of the Leica X (Typ 113)

The Leica X (Typ 113) sets out to capture the breathtaking scenery of the falls in Upper Teesdale, England

Monochrome landscape exhibition in sunny Brighton

A new exhibition of monochrome landscapes explores how powerful external influences impact our natural environment

Laos in the analogue age — and a Leica M6

Jean Perenet's adventures in Laos with the trusty Ricoh GR prompts me to delve into the archives to find my Leica M6 images taken in Laos 15 years ago....

Small Sensor = Think Differently

Big sensor, small sensor, big camera, small camera: The decision process becomes acute when you have to carry all your gear at ultra-high altitudes. Wayne made the choice in the early days of digital photography.

Exploring London’s Brick Lane markets with the Leica X Vario

The second of two articles in which Kevin takes his Leica X Vario to Brick Lane for some street photography; this time he explores the markets.

Leica R3 vs Minolta XE Comparison

Here's an introduction to Analog Insights, a YouTube channel devoted to the use of film cameras in the digital age. Let's start with a comparison between the Leica R3 and the Milolta XE