1. Them bones

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    A medical update is a rare thing on here these days, but here’s some new stuff. I got referred to the Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, as two and half years on from the car accident, aches, pains and the challenge of getting up and down stairs faster than newborn Isaac...
  2. Leica Q

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    Leica launch a new compact camera, but one that’s a proper Leica, not a Panasonic rebrand. You can always tell the difference from the extra zero added to the price tag on anything with a red dot. Simply, the Q is a 24mp full frame camera with built in EVF,...
  3. Turn it up…

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    The Hadron Collider is getting a boost, with twice the power to smash atoms into one another. “Who knows what we’ll discover!” exclaimed a boffin. Quite. As Douglas Adams said, “so long and thanks for all the fish…”
  4. Isaac Dylan Parker

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    New gear has arrived…no, not the latest Leica M, but our baby boy, Isaac Dylan Parker, who arrived on 7th May 2015 at 7:03am, weighing 7lbs 11oz. Here’s Bailey and Isaac both enjoying an afternoon nap!
  5. Pentax K-3 II

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    There’s a new Pentax DSLR on the block, but it’s not the full frame model just yet, it’s the follow up to the much lauded K-3… The K-3 II. “With the K-3 II, Ricoh has taken what made the K-3 a great DSLR – a rugged, weather-sealed body, great image...
  6. Hail Santa…

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    At least, that’s what I’m hoping was the intended message on our outbuilding, which was recently demolished, revealing the message to the dark lord…or is that Valdemort? Oops, not meant to use his name either, for fear of being turned into a toady weasel or sued by Bloomsbury’s lawyers… I...
  7. Samsung NX-1

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    Been a while since I featured a new kid on the photographic block. Samsung have been plugging away, nipping at the heels of more established manufacturers. Even new boy Sony are in their sights. Dpreview have posted a gold rated review of the Samsung NX-1. Almost every feature on the...
  8. How to shoot a Leica M

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    Helpful training advice, or simply a marketing piece, a leica serves up a slick video with enthusiastic street shooter Craig Semetko, claiming that going up to people on the street with a Leica isn’t as intimidating as other (presumably DSLR) cameras. Using that theory, street shooters should use nothing more...
  9. Woodpecker airlines

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    An amazing image of a death defying (or very hungry) weasel, who pounced onto a woodpecker, who then took flight in front of amateur photographer, Martin Le-May. This image, appropriately went into the twittersphere, and has already been retweeted several thousand times. Light as a mars bar, ferocious as a...

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