Friday, April 10, 2020

Looking for a new set of wheels? Try this one for size and forget...

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Fancy a four-seater monowheel car? If this one had taken off (in popularity, that is) we could all have been driving around on one wheel. Brooklands takes us back to the early 1930s and the wacky invention of Dr. J.A.Purves...

Toronto over the past 40 years: An introduction

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Richard Scott takes us on a tour of Toronto over the past 40 years

Mauritius with the Ricoh GXR: A riot of colour

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At first we were not keen on visiting Mauritius. But once we got there we discovered lovely people, a riot of colour and exciting food. In the end, it was an experience we would not have missed.

Apocalypse Now: Bushfires and a lesson for us all

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The breakdown of all infrastructure in the Australian bushfires serves to illustate just how much we now rely on technology for our day to day survival. After a generation of increasing reliance, are we losing the abillity to survive without these aids?

Trundling along on the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

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A wonderful day, a newish car and a mooch along one of England’s heritage railways, preserved and maintained entirely by volunteer labour…..

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.

Photo competitions: Make the most of your pictures

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Entering competitions can be a rewarding and even lucrative pastime. Here's how to make more of your photography

28mm Focal Length: Far too wide or good all rounder?

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The Leica Q had been a huge success despite some initial concerns that the fixed 28mm focal length was too wide for all-round use. David Askham explains why the Q glories in its wide-angle Summilux…..

Grubb lenses helped prove the Theory of Relativity

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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.

Leica lenses on the new Panasonic Lumix S1

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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.