1. 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...
  2. Cleeve Hill steam age

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    The top of Cleeve Hill offers fantastic views of the surrounding cotswold area – Cleeve Hill is in fact the highest point in the cotswolds, and last week, on a glorious Sunday morning, the distinctive clatter of rail tracks and a billowing trail of white steam made its way across...
  3. Rewind Festival

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    The Rewind festival held in Henley-on-Thames over the weekend saw a host of 80’s artists entertaining the 20,000 strong crowd under the blazing sun. Some weird and wonderful dressing up by the festival-goers, but I was their more for the music, so only grabbed a few images, including these two....
  4. Evolution of an Image

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    How did you take that photo? A question often posed by photographers and one not just answered by technical means. An article by Carsten Krieger on the dpreview website takes you through the process of the image. The hardest part, is taking the time – you can (admittedly if you...
  5. The allure of film

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    What is it about hobbies and the endless fascination with gear and “the other thing”. More and more digital cameras flood the market, we’re bamboozled with technical improvements, including megapixel and ISO races. Does your camera go up to 25,000 ISO? Hundred odd years of photography and the fastest film...

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