Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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.

Land Rover Australia: Mud, mud, glorious mud

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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?

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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

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

Ricoh GR and Leica X2 teeter on their perches

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When two old faithful parrots from Leica and Ricoh fall off their perches, what can you do? Dead, they were. But within a week they were resurrected for no known reason.

Leica R3 vs Minolta XE Comparison

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Here's an introduction to Analog Insights, a YouTube channel devoted to the use of film cameras in the digital age. Let's start with a comparison between the Leica R3 and the Milolta XE

Unboxing all my Grandpa’s Leicas

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Grandpa, grandpa, what's in that big box? It's a lifetime's collection of Leica cameras and lenses, so what's special about them?

Vintage cameras as fashion accessories

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You're not dressed for the Forties unless you have a vintage camera around your neck. As Mike found out last weekend

Photographica Fair in London, Sunday May 19

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This Sunday camera fans will be homing in on Vincent Square in London's Victoria for a feast of vintage and modern cameras, lenses and accessories. Get there early for the bargains, though.