1. Saul Leiter RIP

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    Celebrated photographer Saul Leiter has died aged 89. Leiter eluded mainstream fame for most of his life, but his body of work, particularly his experiments in abstract street color studies in the middle years of the 20th Century are a continuing inspiration to new generations of photographers. A shy figure,...
  2. Blue Lagoon

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    Rach and I ventured into the milky hot waters of the Blue Lagoon just outside of Reykjavik, Iceland amidst low grey skies, flurries of rain and sweeping mist across the geothermal rocks.
  3. A year to the day…

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    A year ago today, a mechanically propelled vehicle was driven without due care and attention in that for no apparent reason, it crossed the double continuous white lines onto the offside of the road, where it collided with another vehicle causing serious injury and damage. That’s the cold legal description...
  4. Pentax DA 20-40mm DC WR Limited

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    Ricoh, have announced a new shiny lens in the Pentax lineup, which is a welcome and inviting addition to the lens lineup – a small 20-40mm F2.8-4 limited zoom of decent speed across the zoom range, and weather-resistant, both of which are firsts for the Limited lens range. Equivalent to...
  5. End matter

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    It’s worth a brief word to note the end of the Raintree library business as we know it. Big business happens…I’m sure that’s a bumper sticker somewhere, and the result is a leaner, meaner business, the nuances of which I’m hardly in a position to judge. I’m a judge of...
  6. Jack the Capybara

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    Update on Jack, the rambling Capybara, who likes to escape his lavish surroundings and frolick along the banks of Thames at Henley. I reported the sighting and sent my photo to the news desk and they’ve run the story, here.
  7. Nikon Df

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    Nikon goes back to the future, with its latest Nikon F inspired full frame camera…the Df. It’s a mean looking machine, with similar spec to the mighty D800, but in a more compact size. Check out the sales pitch here.
  8. Lumu almost see’s the light

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    The Kickstarter project Lumu, which aimed to produce a very intelligent, well designed and accurate light meter is almost ready to start shipping – a tad later than planned, but perfections to the design and manufacture…and waiting upon delivery of the finest South American leather for the case meant necessary...

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