Saturday, July 4, 2020

A colourful journey to the enigma that is Myanmar

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An enigma and, it has to be said, a controversial tourist destination these days. But visitors to Myanmar help support the ordinary people who, despire privation, always seem to be smiling.

Babsky’s Radio Daze: Leica heard but not seen

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A bit of inspiration at 2 am and David was invited to become a regular BBC Radio contributor on the subject of "how to become a professional photographer". His Radio Daze are recalled here.

Linda Lens meets Kid Click: A rare glimpse of the superheroes of photography

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Linda Lens, Woman Photographer joins Kid Click, the teenage snapper in this edition of Camera Comics.

Looking for a new set of wheels? Try this one for size and forget...

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Fancy a four-seater monowheel car? If this one had taken off (in popularity, that is) we could all have been driving around on one wheel. Brooklands takes us back to the early 1930s and the wacky invention of Dr. J.A.Purves...

Mauritius with the Ricoh GXR: A riot of colour

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At first we were not keen on visiting Mauritius. But once we got there we discovered lovely people, a riot of colour and exciting food. In the end, it was an experience we would not have missed.

Battle of Imphal-Kohima and the Forgotten Army

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Farhiz pays a visit to the historic battlefields of Imphal-Kohima and remembers the Forgotten Army

Leica Cameras: 90 years of photojournalism

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Leica cameras became the choice of photojournalists in the early 1930s and became even more popular with the introduction of the M3, M2 and M4 after 1954. Jörg-Peter Rau is still using the Leica rangefinder in his work for Südkurier in 2020...

Fight for fun

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Fight for fun — a photographic adventure into the martial arts....

From Chawri Bazar to the Lodhi Garden: A colourful tour of the seven cities...

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From Chawri Bazar to the Lodhi Garden and the prabhat shakhas, Farhiz takes us on a colourful photographic tour of the seven cities of Delhi.

Leica M System: In praise of simplicity and longevity

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Judging by the rapid-fire arrival of M-mount lenses, you'd think Leica's cameras were the best-sellers. But no, the secret of the success of the M system lies in simplicity, mechanical excellence and the resulting longevity.