1. Sony A7

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    Steve Huff continues his extended real world testing of the new and exciting Sony A7 & A7r full frame cameras that are taking the world by storm as preorders mount. Steve’s suggestion that they A7’s rival and better Leica’s own 240 model send ripples of excitement throughout shutterland… Read his...
  2. Capybara loose in Henley

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    Not a headline you’d expect to see too often blazing across the front page of the Henley Standard newspaper, but it turns out, Jack, the Capybara in question escaped his manicured estate in June of this year, and now again today, we saw the mighty beast at Hambleden Lock, poised...
  3. Here endeth the lesson

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    Today the NHS physioterrorpist, ended his current campaign of shock and awe on my ailing limbs, with some final words of encouragement, as he’d done all he can do for now, though left the door open to come back, once a surgical consultant has fired up his torch welder and...
  4. The Fall

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    It was due. I’ve had slips, causing knife like pain and tears, I’ve had bashes and lost toenails but no actual falls until today…exactly eleven months from the day of the accident. Walking out onto Cleeve Hill, dodging wayward golf balls and being buffeted by the bracing breeze I started...
  5. Banksy

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    We were in the fine city of Bristol, a place forever associated in my mind with hospitals is also home to graffiti artist, Banksy. A lot of his works are covered up with a nice coat of magnolia by the local council, but many remain and have become iconic associations...
  6. Breaking point

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    Today during a physio session, my terrorpist suggested the continued pain and limited movement could be partly caused by broken screws and worth discussing with my consultant as well as the prospect of having wires removed from my elbow. So now, whilst doing an impression of walking down the road...
  7. Show me the money

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    Who doesn’t like a top ten list? I could do top ten guitars quite easily, top ten books, or movies, both an easy task, with a fine single malt to ponder over. Top ten photographs becomes a little tricky, so based purely on money, here are the top ten earners...
  8. Sony A7

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    Ok camera geeks, start your blogging engines…oh, that would be me. Steve Huff, has the word from Sony boys about new full frame mirror less camera…and the Internet forums are salivating, so here’s the link to his post! Or read this for more info and images taken with A7r
  9. Strange Fruit

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    Design guru’s Jonathon Ive and Marc Newson, who’ve masterminded Apple products and the wacky Pentax K-01 respectively, have been chained to their designer desks again to come up with a special, one off Leica M camera. The camera will be sold at auction, raising money for the Global Fund to...
  10. How many megapixels is that tent?

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    Here’s what great photography is all about – not megapixels, AA filters, or AF points, which dominates the camera world. Great photographers are all about the idea and the image…and they don’t care so much about how its achieved, whether its veteran war photographers, armed with gumption and an iPhone,...

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