Monday, February 17, 2020

Photography: The games we play

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A visit to the 'Stans with the Gang of Four: A quartet of disparate photo enthusiast with a gear-agnostic view of life

Britain’s motor industry and the plug-in future: A visit to Gaydon

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How practical is an electric car? I'm on a strong learning curve as I get to grips with the new Jaguar I-Pace. But its excellence is tarnished by the dreadful EV charging infrastructure in Britain. Only Tesla is doing it right. The rest, including Jaguar, are fast gurgling down the plughole. A new approach is needed if we are to meet the new 2035 targets.

Bathurst: Hot time at the 12-hours, Fuji in hand

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Almost too hot for man, but the cars at the Bathurst 12-hour race did well. John took along a simple and light Fuji kit to grab some photos.

Billingham’s Thomas: A briefcase for all occasions

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Photographers tend to think of Billingham as a manufacturer of camera bags. But the range of general luggage is also worth a look. The handy Thomas briefcase/messenger bag is all rounder than can even accommodate your camera.

In India’s North-East with the Leica X Vario: Teer for a 20-rupee loss

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An excursion to India's north-east with the Leica X Vario - and an encounter with a novel sport, Teer

Vallouise: Summer hikes in the Ecrins national park

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France: Vallouise and the mountain walks

Yellowstone in January: Why? Why? Why?

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A business trip in the middle of winter, stopovers in Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana, and the winter kit of Leica M9s and a TT Artisans 35mm f/1.4

Rain offers bushfire respite but it isn’t enough. First rain in 10 years for...

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In some parts of Australia, last week's rains were the first in ten years. While the deluge has offered some respite from the bushfires, it comes as just a sip — much more is needed.

Yosemite from the comfort of ground level

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After photographing Yosemite National Park from the air, Tom returned to earth — but with a soft landing on snow. The Leica SL proved to be more reliable than the snowchains, however.

Electric Cars: Ready for the mainstream?

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All change at Macfilos as the editor jumps from a smelly old diesel car to the latest technology in the shape of Jaguar's rather stunning I-Pace. Will he be disappointed. Let's find out....