1. Sans red dot

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    Leica understatement continues in a new M model released…the M-P Digital. Mechanical Perfection, boosted processing power, weather-sealed, sapphire glass LCD, and no red dot.
  2. Jog on

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    At the gym last night I attempted jogging on the running machine. My usual routine involves walking and increasing speed and incline before moving on to something more interesting, like the rowing machine, where I close my eyes and imagine rowing a sleek classic wooden framed boat down the River...
  3. Animals Can’t Own Copyrights

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    When photographer David J Slater organised a trip to Indonesia, to set up a project to photograph macaque monkeys, and after a period of photographing and building up trust and a rapport with the monkeys, he set up a camera on a tripod, with a camera release to see if...
  4. Not too mental

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    The long running medical evaluation continues, with yet another report arriving on the doorstop this week. This one evaluating my mental health following the index event on November 20th, 2012. I won’t go into detail about my mental state, though there were concerns of PTSD, which is possible with any...
  5. Pentax K-3 gunmetal

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    When black is too black, Pentax have unholstered their primary weapon of choice, the much lauded K-3 in a fetching gunmetal finish. Perfect if you want to finish the feeling of hunting your wildlife subjects! Limited availability, as only 2000 models will be available worldwide. The PENTAX K-3 Prestige Gunmetal...
  6. Feathers and Fur Owl X-Factor

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    Nothing to do with X-Factor, it’s just shameless keyword use, but there is a vote involved in a similar popular vote and campaign for families to drum up votes for their fame seeking loved one. The Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre plays host to photography days, where eagle-eyed (or owl-eyed...
  7. The Drone has landed

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    Aerial and wildlife photography collide – not literally fortunately, in this winning image for a photographic competition sponsored by National Geographic. The competition was for images taken using drones – the once military technological plaything, and now all the rage, with affordability, compact size and image and video quality of smaller, lighter...
  8. Conflict, Time, Photography

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    One for your photographic diaries, this exhibition coincides with the centenary of the First World War – at the Tate Modern 26 November 2014 – 15 March 2015 It will include different perspectives which artists using cameras have brought to the sites they have depicted over different passages of time: from works...

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