Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Laos in the analogue age — and a Leica M6

Jean Perenet's adventures in Laos with the trusty Ricoh GR prompts me to delve into the archives to find my Leica M6 images taken in Laos 15 years ago....

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.

Exploring London’s Brick Lane markets with the Leica X Vario

The second of two articles in which Kevin takes his Leica X Vario to Brick Lane for some street photography; this time he explores the markets.

Leica R3 vs Minolta XE Comparison

Here's an introduction to Analog Insights, a YouTube channel devoted to the use of film cameras in the digital age. Let's start with a comparison between the Leica R3 and the Milolta XE

Three capitals and a few smelly old cameras

A review of Stockholm gave John Shingleton the incentive to plan a three-city tour of Europe, Leica X1 in hand

King John says slow, Dr Seuss says go

Visiting Runnymede and the Magna Carta? Why not take a little detour and discover the delights of sunny Egham in the county of Surrey?

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.

With the Ricoh GR to Laos — Part Two

Jean continues his adventures in Laos and puts the trusty old Ricoh GR through its paces

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

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....