Friday, September 25, 2020

Valgaudemar: A brief summer affair with the Sony A7 and Zeiss 35mm f/2.8

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The "French Himalayan valley", Valgaudemar, is a delight and far from the madding crowd. Jean takes his Sony A7 on a tour.

Plitvice Lakes: Seeking the source with the Leica X Vario

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Kevin begins his journey with his Leica X Vario through the wonderful natural beauty of Croatia's Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Sony RX100V: Is it the travel camera for me?

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Could this second-hand Sony RX100 Mark V be the holy-grail-type travel camera Wayne is seeking? Or will Panasonic keep his attention. Let's find out...

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.

Interrupted relationships in the Lockdown of 2020

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In the space of six weeks, our horizons have shrunk to what they were 200 years ago. We're in danger of becoming too parochial in these days of house arrest.

The Coastal Express, a Norwegian institution

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God Dag! Described as “the world’s most beautiful sea voyage,” the round trip from Bergen to Kirkenes and back...

Porsche: Another famous German brand

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John's love affair with his 1977 Porsche 911 2.7 litre: Twenty years of fettling with pride and a load of fun along the way...

A Photographic Journey: My life in black and white

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Black and white. I just love it.

Ten years ago on Macfilos: All done and dusted in Switzerland

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While we're self-isolating in our homes across the globe, spare a thought for a less dangerouse but exceptionally distruptive event that happened exactly ten years ago: The Great Icelandic Dust Cloud. Mike found his travel plans shattered...

Nepal: Scars from the 2015 earthquake.

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Following the scars of the 2015 Nepal earthquake, Jean scrapes back to France just in time to avoid the COVID-19 border closures.