Friday, December 13, 2019

The Ricoh GRD IV, a retrospective view in Le Havre

An old digital camera, a tiny sensor but plenty good enough for a tour of Le Havre in Normandy. Jean demonstrates that newest isn't always bestest.

Technology could be the end of luxury, possibly even in the camera industry

Could the rise of technology, including computational photography and smart wearable devices spell the end of long-life luxury goods?

From Wetzlar with UPS

A parcel from Wetzlar? What could it be. Cue: Imagination run riot.

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

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....

Wetzlar camera auction on October 5 — catalogue available

The first Wetzlar Camera auction, organised by world-renowned expert and local dealer, Lars Netopil, takes place on October 5, 2019.

The painful progress from film to digital photography

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.

Land Rover Australia: Mud, mud, glorious mud

Land Rover launches in Australia were always tough affairs. But this one back in 1987 just got tougher and tougher as the mud rose and the cars sank....

Buying your next digital camera at the thrift shop

Lucky dip at the charity shop and up pops an ancient but surprisingly serviceable digital camera

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

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

Leica M8: Looking back on Leica’s first digital M

Jean looks back at Leica's first digital M, the crop-sensor M8