Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Land Rover Australia: Mud, mud, glorious mud

Land Rover launches in Australia were always tough affairs. But this one back in 1987 just got tougher and tougher as the mud rose and the cars sank....

Finding of Mallory’s body. But where is the Kodak VP camera?

Will George Mallory's Kodak Vest Pocket camera, lost on Everest in 1924, ever be found?

Brendan Barry’s shipping container camera

Brendan Barry has moved up from his caravan cam to produce the world's largest, slowest and most impracitcal all-in-one camera, the shipping container camera.

Film’s not dead, it’s alive and living in Mobberley

Where would you sooner be, Ilford or Mobberley? Film, far from being dead, is resurrected in sunny Mobberley.

Back to happiness: Just one camera, one lens

Would you be happier if you sold all your gear and went back to just one simple Leica rangefinder and one lens? Discuss......

Mark Cohen exhibition at Leica Gallery London

Since Leica Gallery London opened in February, the new destination has hosted inspiring exhibitions of iconic Leica photographers. The next exhibition follows...

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....

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

Keeping over-exposure under control

Does film cope better with highlights? Does digital bring more recovery potential from underesposed areas. It's a complex issue but we reached a conclusion

Leica’s Kaufmann: We’re not a museum, we will move with the times

Leica still produces two film cameras, the MP and the M-A and they sell in sufficient quantities to justify their existance. But, as this article points out, Leica isn't a museum and has to move with the times.