Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Frank Pick: The man who transformed London’s transport infrastructure

Frank Pick, London's Baron Haussmann, has left an indelible legacy on London's architecture and transport infrastructure. His London Underground roundel, one of the most recognised symbols in the world, is 100 years old this year.

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

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

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.

Photo competitions: Make the most of your pictures

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

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....

Trundling along on the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

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

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

FujiFilm X20: The unique retro travel camera still impresses

Jason discovered an old flame lurking in a second-hand camera shot. And the unique X20 still impresses…..

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.