1. History in images No. 1

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    I saw these on Twitter, retweeted by Passionate Photographer, Steve Simon, and thought I could start of series of posts highlighting random but interesting news images from our glorious past. This series includes an early but growing New York skyline, JFK on the campaign trail, an iconic WW2 image by...
  2. Vetted…

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    Bailey recovers from his trip to the vet for his annual booster shot and dreaming of how he’ll attack us as we try to put toothpaste on his gums. Not that there’s much wrong with his teeth or gums, but prevention is the watchword of our vet. Prevention, and a...
  3. Cult of Leica

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    The BBC hosts a small film about Leica and its cult status. In 1914 optical engineer Oskar Barnack was working for Ernst Leitz when he designed the very first Leica, the Leitz Camera, or so-called Ur-Leica. The small handheld camera, one of the first to use 35mm film, finally went...
  4. One small step for Masai man…

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    On recommendation I invested in a pair of MBT shoes, designed to make you stagger about like a drunken chicken and force you into a better posture, increase muscle use and improve joint problems. Here’s the science bit… MBT changes a passive, straining gait into an active gait pattern that...
  5. Come in No.8

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    Some may say that a birthday gift of a Ferrari thrill ride at Silverstone International race track after a car crash and enjoying it’s repercussions for going on 18 months is a little odd. Well trust me, that isn’t in your mind the moment you slide into the leather seat...
  6. England in colour

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    A collection of images from Barney Britton, posted these articles on dpreview site about a honeymoon trip, taken around Britain in 1939. A very rare glimpse of Britain in glorious faded Kodachrome. The images look painterly, with washes of vibrant colour merging into one another, adding the surreal nostalgia of...

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