Saturday, July 4, 2020

Mauritius with the Ricoh GXR: A riot of colour

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At first we were not keen on visiting Mauritius. But once we got there we discovered lovely people, a riot of colour and exciting food. In the end, it was an experience we would not have missed.

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

Bievres Photo Fair: June date for one of Europe’s largest events.

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The Bièvres International Photography Fair is one of the premier events of its type in Europe, uniquely taking over the centre of this small town. If you want atmospher and the chance to pick up a few Leica bargains, this is the place to be in early June.

From Chawri Bazar to the Lodhi Garden: A colourful tour of the seven cities...

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From Chawri Bazar to the Lodhi Garden and the prabhat shakhas, Farhiz takes us on a colourful photographic tour of the seven cities of Delhi.

Vallouise Part II: Cross-country and backcountry skiing in winter

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Jean follows his summer photographic excursion to Vallouise with a winter view — something entirely different.

Japan: Impressions and a quirky angle on a fascinating country

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More travels in Japan viewed in colour and with emphasis on the wider angles

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.