Sunday, January 17, 2021

Macfilos gets the Covid vaccine: Jabbing on an industrial scale in one small corner...

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A surprise call at 9 am and, by noon your editor had the Pfizer needle in his arm. The British National Health Service is in top gear, racing to protect the most vulnerable in society.

What’s going to happen at Leica in 2021?

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A roundup of Leica Christmas rumours: Will any of them materialise in 2021?

Decisive moments in wildlife photography Down Under

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What would Cartier-Bresson have made of modern scatter-gun burst-mode photography? Is it easier now to get that spot-on shot or is the skill of the photographer still paramount. Wayne takes a look at some impressive wildlife photography.

A year of lockdowns and a bit of optimism for 2021

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While 2020 is a year to forget for most of us, it won't be forgotten. It is now a date for the history books. But we should look forward to 2021 with a touch of optimism...

Working with invisible light: Infrared photography with the M10 Monochrom

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How the Leica M10 Monochrom opens up exciting possibilities in the field of infrared photography. Claus takes us on to a new spectrum in the cities, forests and mountains of Germany

Swiss Roll: These 70-year-old snaps now have a worldwide audience. The hunt is on

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William's photographs developed after 70 years have created worldwide interest. Who are these people who seemed to have enjoyed such a blissful holiday in Switzerland and Italy in the early 1950s? Why did they take such good pictures and then not develop the film? The mystery grows and it has been covered in media throughout the world...

Coronavirus: The empty seats of Melbourne

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Lockdown in Melbourne, the epicentre of the Australian fight against the pandemic. This article charts the way in which the city tackled this major emergency. It was a case of empty seats, empty places...

The John Robert Young Leicas: A regretted decision to sell

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Famous photo-journalist John Robert Young did something we have all done: He sold a cherished object and then regretted bitterly. Can we possibly find John's Leica M6 Classic and his M6TTL, both engraved with his name on the top-plate?

Photokina cancelled “for the time being”. Is this the end?

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After several rearrangements of the deckchairs on the banks of the Rhine, Photokina has packed its bags... at least "for the time being"

iPhone 12 Max: A big smartphone with a state-of-the-art camera

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This autumn has brought a bumper set of choices for Apple smartphone users. Should we go for the pocket marvel, the Mini, or max out on the tablet-sized iPhone 12 Pro Max?