Saturday, July 4, 2020

Choosing a small travel camera: Sony, Leica, Panasonic

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Choosing a one-inch-sensor super zoom compact? Look no further than the Sony RX100 Mk VI, the Panasonic TZ200 and it's clone, the Leica C-Lux.

What are the prospects for a lighter L-Mount full-frame camera?

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Panasonic is still working on a "more affordable" L-Mount full-frame camera. If "affordable" means lighter and smaller, we're already signed up.

Vale Stirling Moss: A personal tribute

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John Shingleton pays his own very special tribute to the life of Sir Stirling Moss who died in London yesterday at the age of ninety.

Babsky’s Radio Daze: Leica heard but not seen

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A bit of inspiration at 2 am and David was invited to become a regular BBC Radio contributor on the subject of "how to become a professional photographer". His Radio Daze are recalled here.

Life inside Melbourne’s COVID lockdown

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Lockdown is in force throughout much of the world — and every area imposes different restrictions. In Melboure, Jason is fortunate in that he can carry on working, but life in general has changed profoundly.

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.

Simple pleasures, more than a few photo opportunities and some difficult decisions

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A regular haunt, a great source of pleasure and the possibility that I've paid my last visit for many months. Brooklands Museum: Still trying to keep going, but devoid of visitors. It can't last.

Leica’s Noctilux: Myth or magic?

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Is Leica's Noctilux all that it's cracked up to be? Are you better off with a lighter, and cheaper alternative such as the Apo-Summicron? Or what about a really cheap classic lens? David investigates.

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...

Losing your phojo: Is it a terminal condition?

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Lost your phojo? Wonder if you'll ever pick up a camera again. Mike says not to worry. Keep calm and carry on. It will return.