Saturday, August 24, 2019

The painful progress from film to digital photography

After a lifetime of professional photography, Don Morley was thrust into the digital deep end back in 2002. He survived and has found new enthusiasm.

Billingham launches new Hadley Pro 2020 system bag

Billingham's much-loved Hadley Pro has been upgraded with new features and a "2020" design label. Frequent travellers will appreciate the new rear strap to attach to luggage.

Land Rover Australia: Mud, mud, glorious mud

Land Rover launches in Australia were always tough affairs. But this one back in 1987 just got tougher and tougher as the mud rose and the cars sank....

Finding of Mallory’s body. But where is the Kodak VP camera?

Will George Mallory's Kodak Vest Pocket camera, lost on Everest in 1924, ever be found?

Cameras at Everest, a century apart

A Kodak Vest-Pocket camera was lost on Everest 95 years ago. If it is ever found it could prove that the mountain was conquered some 30 years earlier than the history books say.

Upper Teesdale through the lens of the Leica X (Typ 113)

The Leica X (Typ 113) sets out to capture the breathtaking scenery of the falls in Upper Teesdale, England

Leica M8: Looking back on Leica’s first digital M

Jean looks back at Leica's first digital M, the crop-sensor M8

Happy Independence Day to our American readers

Here's wishing all our many American readers a happy Independence Day. For some mysterious reason, Macfilos is more popular in the US...

Monochrome landscape exhibition in sunny Brighton

A new exhibition of monochrome landscapes explores how powerful external influences impact our natural environment

Laos in the analogue age — and a Leica M6

Jean Perenet's adventures in Laos with the trusty Ricoh GR prompts me to delve into the archives to find my Leica M6 images taken in Laos 15 years ago....