Saturday, December 7, 2019

Special Edition: Ralph Gibson Monochrom follows MP

La Vida Leica reports that veteran Leica photographer Ralph Gibson is to hand over the first of his limited-edition Monochrom in Amsterdam on December...

Apple opens new Regent Street Store

Trees and people as Apple's London flagship gets a makeover.  Spot the staff....

Mr. Reader: Latest version now stable, preferred choice

Last Sunday I reviewed Mr.Reader and yesterday we got the promised bug-fix version of Mr. Reader. I’ve have given it a good workout since...

Fuji Globe-Trotter Graphite Silver edition on sale at Harrods for £11,500

Ah, Globe-Trotter, that iconic British luggage brand that I used to adore. Now, I see, this manufacturer of tough-as-nails traditional suitcases has teamed...

Apple designs a new folding British plug for the Apple Watch power supply unit

Regular readers of MacFilos will know that I have a down on the Great British Plug. It is a monstrous confection, over engineered in the cause of safety and introduced in the 1950s when most appliances were enormous. It was probably then considered to be small and neat.

On the streets of Shanghai with the Sony RX10

Ever since he got his hands on a new Sony RX10, my friend Ralf Meier in Washington DC has been brushing up his street-tog creed. He recently took the super zoom, with its 1in sensor, to China and these shots are a record of street life in Shanghai.

The Photography Show: There’s an app for that as you travel to Birmingham

Britain's largest annual photographic exhibition takes place in Birmingham this weekend and through to Tuesday next week. If you are planning to...

Leica enters the luxury watch market with the L1 and L2

Respected watch site Hodinkee reports on two new luxury Leica-branded watches, the L1 and L2, which have slipped under the Macfilos radar……

Fuji X-Pro2: First hands on at Chiswick Camera Centre

This morning I was called to Chiswick Camera Centre to lay hands on one of the very few X-Pro2 cameras in captivity. The kindly Fuji representative had deposited the demo device for a day of fiddling. And fiddle I did.

iPad Pro and keyboard versus Apple’s 12in MacBook

A new 12in iPad, an Apple keyboard and even a pencil: My first reaction is why would I want one of these combinations. Since I got the 12in MacBook the iPad Air 2 has been gathering dust. For me, the advantages of OS X, with its multi-tasking capabilities, in such a compact and light package far outweigh any attractions of the iPad.