Friday, September 25, 2020

Photographers’ playground at Whitby steampunk festival

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Never a dull moment in Whitby. From Dracula and Goths to steam punk, there's lots to exercise your shutter at this North Yorkshire seaside resort

Munich Olympics 1972 Crisis: How I became the only photographer in the village

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After a decade of dodging bullets in war zones, Don thought the 1972 Munich OIympics would be strenuous but fun. He got more than he bargained for....

Away from the D-Day beaches, walks along the Alabaster Coast of Normandy

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The beautiful Normandy coast, stretching from the Seine to the Somme, is a perfect location for a walking holiday.

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...

Hasselblad Christmas: HD night-time images

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An outing with the Hasselblad X1D to capture some stunning night-time Christmas decorations on Vancouver Island

Brooklands emerges from lockdown lighter and better for it

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After four months of lockdown, museums throughout Britain are again opening their doors. Mike paid a visit to his favourite haunt, Brooklands, Leica SL2 in hand.

Berlin, Breitscheidplatz, December 19, 2016

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In 1989 Mike was in the city to witness the fall of the Berlin Wall. It was a time of joy and hope. Last night he was in the city to witness another event, this time one born of hatred and perverted ideals. But the spirit of the Berlin people shines through....

Hillman’s Minx rides again

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There's a club for everything. And the classic Hillman marque is kept alive by a group of enthusiasts who met last weekend at Brooklands Museum, near London

Moscow Anecdotes: GUM, glum and dinner with Mikhail Gorbachev

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A reader’s visit to Moscow earlier this month has sparked memories of an earlier trip, under very different circumstances, to the city in 1978 — and a subsequent dinner with Mikhail Gorbachev fifteen years later.

The painful progress from film to digital photography

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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.