Saturday, July 4, 2020

Panasonic Lumix G9: To G or not to G

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Jason dithers over the purchase of a new Panasonic G9. Was it to be or was it not to be?

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

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

Lambs to the Slaughter: Bag theft, Apple iPhone and Find My Phone

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When Mike's bag was stolen in Athens there were two surprising twists — the efficiency of Apple's Find My Phone and the even more surprising efficiency of the Greek police.

Darkest Hour: A half-frame camera and a historic record

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John experiences the darkest hour and rummages around for some topical photographs.....

At the sign of the rubber gloves: Fridges mended here

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Q: What do rubber gloves on sticks mean in Zambia. A: Advertisements for plumbers among others. Richard spotted this exciting "billboard".

The super blue blood moon from Melbourne, courtesy of the Panasonic G9

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The "super blue blood moon" has been creating a stir, particularly in Asia and Austalasia. Not much to see in London, even...

A little light reading for the keen photographer

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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…..

An encounter at the Dennis Severs house

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Inspired by the Macfilos article on the Dennis Severs house in London's ancient Spitalfields, Richard took a pot shot at the Water Poet.....

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

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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?

Electrifying Marrakesh and climate-friendly Formula E racing

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Bob paid a visit to Marrakesh with his Canon point-and-shoot on one of the most electrifying weekends of the year.....