Thursday, February 25, 2021

Fuji X takes time for a day at the agricultural fair


Can there be anyone still reading who doesn’t want to hurry off right now to their local agricultural fair?  Well, I hope you will at least give one a try? The doughnuts are delicious!

One-pic weekend stories


One simple picture, a good background story..... Would you like to contribute to

In search of the Roman countryside along the Appian Way

In search of history along the ancient Appian Way, the Queen of Roads

What did you do before the war, Daddy?

William revisits the photographs his father took, at the age of 23, immediately before the start of World War II. The remarkable thing, he says, is now life was continuing absolutely as normal, despite the impending doom.

Mauritius with the Ricoh GXR: A riot of colour

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.

Cash or card: The cashless society is almost a reality

Mike has embraced the cashless society. He hasn't handled a coin or a banknote in twelve months. His wallet is as thin as bumble bee's wing...

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.

Electric Cars: Ready for the mainstream?

All change at Macfilos as the editor jumps from a smelly old diesel car to the latest technology in the shape of Jaguar's rather stunning I-Pace. Will he be disappointed. Let's find out....

Wee deoch-an-doris up Everest way: A distillery in the oddest location

A near disaster as the little Leica was saddled with the wrong settings. But Wayne's images from the Himalayas survived to feature in this Macfilos article....

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.....