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#586. The Monday Post – a news round-up (24 April 2017)

#586. The Monday Post – a news round-up (24 April 2017)

  The photographic media everywhere has been awash this past week with news of Sony’s A9 camera. Here at DS, we’ve exchanged a lot of e-mails about this new and possibly groundbreaking (if it delivers Sony’s hype) camera. Some of them might even be suitable for publication.   In short,

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#583. The Monday Post. Is photography like harvesting truffles, or like growing grapes for wine? (17 April 2017)

#583. The Monday Post. Is photography like harvesting truffles, or like growing grapes for wine? (17 April 2017)

  On Easter Monday, it might have been a good idea to talk about Easter eggs rather than truffles, but eggs are sought by innocent children, while finding the buried truffles is a hog’s job. So, as we are talking about me, it has to be truffles…:-)     This

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#581. The Monday Post (10 April 2017)

#581. The Monday Post (10 April 2017)

  Monday. Post day. First up, some news:   Gizmodo says Nikon Tries to Right the Sinking Ship With a Stupid Swarovski Replica   I don’t get it either. The company seems to have lost the mainstream plot, has little or nothing new to offer, meanwhile loyal customers are wondering

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  • #578. The Monday Post – From this… (3 April 2017)
  • #578. The Monday Post – From this… (3 April 2017)
  • #578. The Monday Post – From this… (3 April 2017)

#578. The Monday Post – From this… (3 April 2017)

…to this     Two weekends ago, we sat in our hotel in London, waiting for a phone call that thankfully, never came.   Our house sitter had rung earlier in the day to tell us that a runaway veld (bush) fire and the seasonal southeasterly wind had teamed-up to

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#575. The Monday Post (27 March 2017)

#575. The Monday Post (27 March 2017)

  I promised myself I’d write a grumble-free Monday Post this week. Twelve words in and I’m doing OK so far…   First up – one good reason for being a Fuji shooter – kaizen – according to Wikipedia; activities that continuously improve all functions and involve all employees from

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#571. The Monday Post (20 March 2017)

#571. The Monday Post (20 March 2017)

Big news! The Holga is being re-introduced.   There. That’s as much news value as I can possibly wring from that. If blurry film images are your thing, I’m sure you’ll be delighted.   Meh.   Slow week this week. We’re in the UK catching up with the family we

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#568. Monday Un-Post

#568. Monday Un-Post

DearSusan posts tell a story. A story of photography and situations/things/people to photograph, to process, to share and to remember. Therefore this cannot be a post, it must go down as an un-post. Un-kind, un-inspiring, un-amusing, Un-Susan. The un-post. Pascal can be such a drone sometimes (many times). He gets

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#566. The Monday Post (6 March 2017)

#566. The Monday Post (6 March 2017)

Celebrity photographers are probably a bit less visible than they were a year or so back. Then, it was hard to trawl the Web, open a newspaper, or read a book without being confronted by some kind of publicity for some snapper, or other.   They’re still around and my

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#563. The Monday Post (27 Feb 2017) – JPG vs RAW debate interesting again

#563. The Monday Post (27 Feb 2017) – JPG vs RAW debate interesting again

A Hunter S Thompson-esque slow burn for vengeance remains this week. Anthrax sweeties, hand delivered to the CEOs (and boards of directors) of those software developers who singly and often en masse are destroying a hobby, art form, or perhaps an income stream for countless thousands of photographers around the

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#560. The Monday Post (20 Feb 2017) – And now an anti-Apple rant

#560. The Monday Post (20 Feb 2017) – And now an anti-Apple rant

Come on … really? You thought that, just because I recently ended my long-term anti-Sony-ergonomics thread, wisdom had suddenly swept my brain free of all ranting tendencies? Nah, I’m way too immature for that. So, having made peace with Sony, let’s take a bite out of Apple. Hopefully, comments will

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