1. Europeana Photography

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    Courtesy of dpreview: Europeana Photography is a new online image archive that includes more than 2 million historical photographs from European collections in 34 countries, covering the first 100 years of photography. The 2,296,517 photos in the gallery were sourced from photographic archives, agencies and museum collections across Europe and can be filtered...
  2. To DNG or not to DNG?

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    An interesting case came up recently in a photography competition, where the winning photograph of a Nature category was queried by member of the club as to its authenticity. There was debate about the relative size of this creature to that creature and the relative depth of field and various...
  3. The K-1 has landed…

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    …and I should probably add, with a thud, as it’s a solid beast, but in a reassuring and rugged way. Like the Land Rover Defender of the camera world. I sold off my trusty Pentax K-7, which has served me well, along with a couple of other APSC lenses. I’d...
  4. Last photograph

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    Just saw this story on the BBC website about an American solider specialist, Hilda Clayton who was training Afghanistan troops, in photojournalism, when a landmine in a training exercise exploded. It’s a remarkable image and seems extraordinary that it was recorded. Military Review magazine published the images with permission from...

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