Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Leica M-D and M-A go out in the noonday sun

Excitement this Saturday morning in London. It's the first outing for the new Leica M-D and Adam Lee has come along as well to give us some film I input. We are here at Leica Store Mayfair borrowing an M-A to take out for the day. Comparisons later.

Fuji X-Pro 2: Development of an unhealthy fondness

Pimping up your favourite camera can become a bit of a passion. And the Fujifilm X-Pro 2 is as good a canvas for painting your dream camera as any.....

Capturing Old Winston’s funeral and Young Winston’s election

Don Morley was on hand to record the funeral of Winston Churchill and the electioneering of Young Winston....

1816: The world’s first electric telegraph

While researching the article on the Doves Press I discovered...

Equivalence: Crop factor, aperture and sensitivity

We are most of us quite familiar with crop factor and the adjustment of focal length when using APS-C, Micro Four Thirds or 1in sensors. The maths is easy: 1.5, 2.0 and 2.7 covers these three options in relation to the 1:1 of the full-frame sensor. But what effect does sensor size have on aperture or sensitivity? It's all a question of equivalence.

A little light reading for the keen photographer

Click, click, click. It’s easy peasy these days to take that photograph. But the process is a lot more complicated than we imagine. David undertakes a light-hearted food-for-thought experiment and we may end up just a little wiser…..

penguins

Quirky road to teaching photography

In teaching photography, David looks for the quirky shot

Leica D-Lux 7: Problems processing RWL files – monochrome output

It looks like Lightroom currently doesn’t like the new Leica D-Lux 7, despite its Panasonic sibling having been on the market for several months. RWL files are currently processing in monochrome, so beware.

Fuji, Fuji reaches for the sky in New York, New York!

New York is exciting at the best of times, but for a first-time visitor it can be overwhelming. David captured his first impressions of this world city through three prime lenses of his Fuji system.....

With the Ricoh GR to Laos — Part One

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