1. Leica M-D

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    Is there a doctor in the house? The new Leica has had some amputations. Only Leica could repackage the current M digital rangefinder camera removing the rear monitor and menu system and sell it as “pure photography” and make it £700 more expensive. An homage to film they say –...
  2. Still a reason why it’s known as Fujifilm

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    The Fuji X series of camera’s were a shot in the arm for Fuji as a digital camera manufacturer, stealing inspiration from Leica in the retro-tastic X100, at a fraction of the cost and adding a host of additional features over its German doppleganger. Whilst the X series goes from...
  3. The Photography Show 2016

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    Long time no see dear reader, but life catches up, and more sleep is always required. I visited The Photography Show at the NEC in Birmingham this week to pick up and handle a few different camera’s at the same time – albeit with some shuffling between exhibitor stands and...
  4. Pentax K-1

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    In the wee small hours, a new creature was released into the photography world…a new challenger in the dSLR 35mm or “full-frame” landscape. Yes finally, after literally years of speculation of ‘would-they’, ‘wouldn’t-they’, and if they would, when would they bloody do it! Pentaxians rejoice and hurl abuse at the...
  5. Fujifilm X-Pro 2

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    The long awaited follow up to Fuji’s “pro” model, the X-Pro 2 has been released into the wild. Here’s the headline features… New X-Trans™* CMOS III sensor & X Processor Pro New Advanced Hybrid Multi Viewfinder New 1/8000 sec. Mechanical Shutter New Film Simulation “ACROS” New 7×7 Phase Detection AF...
  6. Great Western Air Ambulance Visit

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    I recently got invited over to Bristol to meet the doctors at the Great Western Air Ambulance that treated me in a crushed Mini, half way through a hedge on the side of the road after a taxi driver decided his side of the road wasn’t interesting enough. We were...

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