Friday, April 10, 2020

L-Mount Deals: Time for a bit of contrarian gear buying?

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With everyone and everything in lockdown, thoughts of buying new cameras and lenses have been pushed to the back of our minds. But could now be the time to do a bit of contrarian buying?

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.

April Fools’ Day cancelled due to Coronavirus

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Has April 1 been cancelled? There have been some half-hearted attempts but, in general, it's a non-event. At least we can celebrate Apple's birth.

Britons supporting the National Health Service in any way they can

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People throughout the world are coming together to help fight the virus and to take pressure off the shoulders of the professional health carers. In Britain, after a hearty clap for carers, over half a million volunteers are about to start supporting the vulnerable.

Life in Lockdown: Macfilosofers report from around the world

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What are Macfilosiphers up to in these days of lockdown and abundant spare time? Mike scoops up a few differing views from around the world.

Konstanz: A bustling city is dying out

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The Covid-19 emergency is changing lives throughout Europe and the world. Macfilos contributor Jörg-Peter Rau takes a look at the city of Constance in Germany, right on the border with neighbouring Switzerland.

Red Dot Cameras closes temporarily but puts new emphasis on mail-order

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During the current uncertainty, Red Dot Cameras in London will move entirely to web-based trading. The store in Goswell Road, City, will close temporarily from Monday, March 23.

Macfilos, photography and the V word

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been plodding on with photography posts. I've thought several times that I should mention the elephant...

Rock & Roll straps for the Leica SL and SL2

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Rock & Roll's Leica SL straps have been updated with a new method of attachment which is more secure and neater. We're reviewing three of them here.

Leica introduces 64MP medium-format S3

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If you are struggling with the SL2, here's a camera body that is three times as heavy. Cue the all-new Leica S3 DSLR with a 64MP medium-format sensor. Definitely one for the pros.