Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Munich Olympics 1972 Crisis: How I became the only photographer in the village

After a decade of dodging bullets in war zones, Don thought the 1972 Munich OIympics would be strenuous but fun. He got more than he bargained for....

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.

With the Ricoh GR to Laos — Part One

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

Cheap Shot: The long-lens itch is scratched for a few dollars

Our Leica X1 ambassador has nurtured a secret lust for a long zoom. It’s an itch he has scratched for just a few dollars, with Fuji as the surprise newcomer to the Shingleton stable.

London Shopfronts: A suitable case for snapping

London shopfronts are something else. Every back street and alley provides another gem such as this enticing all-black early Victorian creation...

Dublin Zoo: Just William, a brace of Fujis and an orangutan or two

William took his Fujis and a bunch of lenses to say hello to the animals at Dublin Zoo.....

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

Things 3.0: At last I found my organisational soul mate

I have a new best friend and helpmate. It is called Things. In a few months it has become the focal point of my workflow. I feel decidedly better organised and on top of things. But this was not always so…..

Ten days in Turkey: Ephesus and Pamukkale

When Kevin exchanged modern airport terminals for ancient ruins — and one of the world’s natural wonders.

Fuji X: Two years after moving from the world of DSLR

Two years ago David sold all his Canon DSLR gear and plunged into the all-new Fuji X world. How has he fared after two years of mirrorless photography?