Saturday, January 16, 2021

Soldiering in the Sharqiya before the birth of modern Oman

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A few months ago Flickr sprang to life and I received a curious email:  Hello sir .. and I also thank you very much... I...

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...

Swiss Roll: The facts of the 70-year-old photo mystery as we now know them

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The story of the Leica film undeveloped for 70 year has caught the world's imagination. William Fagan now analyses the roll, frame by frame and tells us what he now knows about the people and the locations.

Under threat: Artisanal oil drilling in Myanmar

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Artisanal oil drilling on the banks of the Irawaddy: A 300-year tradition that is now in decline...

Plitvice Lakes National Park: Visiting Kozjak and the Lower Lakes

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Beautiful at any time of the year, the Plitvice Lakes National Park in central Croatia is internationally renowned for its beautiful lakes and waterfalls. As...

Macfilos notches up 40,000 page views over the weekend

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Our story of the 70-year-old roll of undevelopled film has captured the world's imagination. It's a great human-interest story at a time of much gloom and doom...

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...

Un monte che col ciel quasi confina

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The Gran Sasso d'Italia, a climb, a set of photographs and a literary appreciation of this region just 120km east of Rome...

Swiss Roll: Latest update on our 70-year-old mystery film

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William Fagan's resurrected photographs found in an old camera have attracted world-wide attention. Who were the who people (and a dachshund) who set out from Zurich to drive to northern Italy in the Spring of 1951? The search continues...