Saturday, July 4, 2020

Toronto over the past 40 years: An introduction

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Richard Scott takes us on a tour of Toronto over the past 40 years

Oh! Kolkata: The beating heart of a metropolis on the road to modernisation

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Calcutta, the former capital of British India, is a bustling city that is trying to modernise after years of Communist rule. Farhiz paid a visit to some of the city's historica landmarks.

Battle of Imphal-Kohima and the Forgotten Army

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Farhiz pays a visit to the historic battlefields of Imphal-Kohima and remembers the Forgotten Army

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

India: Assam, Bihu and the world’s largest river island

Assam is the gateway to many of the north-eastern states of India. On our way to one of them, our drive from the airport in Guwahati to the first night-stop took a little over six hours, which includes stopping along the way to stretch our legs but also because it was a Thursday.

Jim Clark: A quest to find the original memorial at Hockenheimring

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Fifty years ago, a British Formula One driver who many consider having been one of the world’s finest racers died in a tragic accident on the old Hockenheimring circuit in Germany. We went to Hockenheim on a quest to find the original crash site buried in the forest.

Trundling along on the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

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A wonderful day, a newish car and a mooch along one of England’s heritage railways, preserved and maintained entirely by volunteer labour…..

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

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

Leica’s New Milestone: My first experiences with the SL2

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Another brilliant review of the new Leica SL2 by Thomas Berger. Thomas had the opportunity to use the camera before release and, as a professional photography, took a hard look at it in comparison with the first SL and the Hasselblad X1D medium-format camera.

Remarkable survival of the Leica X1 and X2

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Wayne's suggests the popular old granddads, the Leica X1 and X2 could be used exclusively for monochrome. Let's take a look...