Monday, June 17, 2019

Krka National Park, Croatia

The beautiful countryside of Croatia's Krka National Park caption on my Leica X Vario

Leica Q: Joyful, impromptu shot from Oman

Sometimes the best shots come at the most unexpected moments — and often when you are unprepared.

Going Down Jordan

William takes us on a photographic tour of Jordan, ending at the magificent site of Petra

Biévres Photo Fair: Raring to go but will I get there?

Mike is about to step into the unknown: Strikes, floods and mayhem loom as he sets off for the Biévres Photo Fair. Will the pompiers be able to serve him a hot dog?

Orient Express from Istanbul to the Swiss Alps, a photographic journey

The recent Macfilos story on the Swiss alpine railways bought back memories for me of a quite remarkable railway journey I made in October 1982. It was in an Orient Express reenactment from Istanbul to Interlaken in Switzerland. We travelled in a train using the original Orient Express rolling stock and pulled for much of the journey by steam locomotives. As I recollect, at that time the carriages were owned by a Swiss railway enthusiast who also ran a travel company.

The Dennis Severs House: A unique museum in the heart of Spitalfields

Mike relives some memories when he visits the unique Denis Severs House museum at 18 Folgate Street in Spitalfields.

Bathurst 12-Hour GT: The best of racing

For pure entertainment and hard racing, the Bathurst 12 hour GT race On February 3 really was one of the bes — if not the best — I have ever seen. It really was a ripper....

Laptop Ban: Packing for a future of more restrictions

Mike explores how banning laptop and cameras could cause travellers to consider what equipment to own, let alone what to travel with.... 

Golden Hour: The joy of early rising

Early to bed, early to rise: Few of us have the discipline to jump out of bed at 5.30 every morning. But that's the time to catch the delights of the golden hour on your camera......