Saturday, January 16, 2021

Cars & Cameras: A match made in heaven

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Cars and photography are the perfect complement. Erwin Hartenberg explores the affinity between the car and the camera...

Swiss Roll: Latest update on our 70-year-old mystery film

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William Fagan's resurrected photographs found in an old camera have attracted world-wide attention. Who were the who people (and a dachshund) who set out from Zurich to drive to northern Italy in the Spring of 1951? The search continues...

Barn finds in the Australian Outback: Land Rover and a British bus defy the...

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Social distancing at its finest in the Australian Outback. Wayne stumbles upon a LandRover, abandoned in mid-service decades ago, and the incongruous sight of a British double-decker bus...

Daisy, Daisy give me your answer, do. And do carry on chugging

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Mike renews his acquaintance the Grand Dame of Brooklands, 113 years since she helped inaugurate the world's first purpose-built racing circuit. Daisy, daisy gave him her answer at long last...

Swiss Roll: Hidden for 70 years, these photographs were recovered from an ancient Leica...

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I roll of 35mm film exposed two generations ago in Switzerland and Italy. It has remained undeveloped through the decades and now provides a unique and poignant record or a vacation by an unknown family. We would like to get in touch and returned their unseen holiday snaps...

1971 Porsche 911: The sleeping beauty in a Melbourne garden

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Trick or treat: A classic Porsche 911 abandoned in a Melbourne Garden. John took a flier and found a heart of gold beneath the dusty sheet...

Oh! Kolkata: The beating heart of a metropolis on the road to modernisation

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Calcutta, the former capital of British India, is a bustling city that is trying to modernise after years of Communist rule. Farhiz paid a visit to some of the city's historica landmarks.

Press photography with the screw-mount Leicas

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Press photographer Don Morley looks back on his reliance on pre-war screw-mount Leicas for his daily bread and butter, back in the 1950s.

Locks Ajar: A trip to two favourite spots with old Hektor in tow

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The locks are off and the prison door is slightly ajar. Time for a first trip in the Jaguar I-Page to two favourite locations and with a strange lens in the bag...

Interrupted relationships in the Lockdown of 2020

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In the space of six weeks, our horizons have shrunk to what they were 200 years ago. We're in danger of becoming too parochial in these days of house arrest.