1. Pentax K-3 crazy mirror syndrome

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    A recent article on the Steve Huff photography site by contributor Amy Medina told a worrisome tale of Pentaxian woe, with the new K-3 DLSR. The article describes the problems experienced with her original Pentax model and a replacement, sent by Pentax. She shares a video of both the complete...
  2. Big Brother is Listening to You!

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    The gorilla-artist and West Country phantom, Banksy strikes again in Cheltenham, a mere half a mile or so from our house, and a mile or so from its intended target, GCHQ. It’s possibly satirical and social commentary aimed at BT also, with men in trench coats loitering outside a vandalised,...
  3. Let’s play house

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    Just to officially document it…we’ve just bought a house, with exchange and completion date of 17th April 2014. Thanks to helping hand of parents on both sides of English and Welsh borders! Bailey’s just happy not to end up in a cattery…or a Tavelodge for a week or so…! That’s...
  4. Scar selfie

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    A brief, but enjoyable jaunt over to Budapest, turned into an extended physical, as Rach and I walked the streets of faded Grandure. Beautiful architecture mixed with crumbling stone, faded, peeling paintwork, and wooden framed scaffolding, looking like a set from a renaissance painting. Fortunately after one very long exhausting...
  5. Pentax K-3 Review

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    Dpreview, the purveyors of in depth camera review, pixel peeping with the best of them have obviously bowed to pressure and released more instalments of their much awaited Pentax K-3 review. Still not a full review, to get the full picture, but enough hints of the quality of the camera,...
  6. Sign of Spring

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    Visiting Painswick today in a bright but brusk day, we stumbled (in my case literally…) upon The Royal oak pub, which served up an interesting pale ale, only available for 3 weeks of the year, and has the unique selling point of being green. This, I was told was due...
  7. Cat box

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    Packing up some books for the impending move from shelves and Bailey seized his chance to inhabit the space as Rach keeps an ever vigilant eye on him from above. A quick snap on the iPhone and edited in Snapseed app.
  8. Retrotastic

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    Sitting outside in dappled sunlight drinking latte and reading Amateur Photographer magazine I read in a little side article about the marketing mans’ fervour for all things retro in camera styling, it claimed the interesting, if frightening note that more images have been created in the last five years than...

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