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Feb 19

#201. On test: Nikon 50mm f1.4

By Paul Perton | Review

Nikon moves ahead – it’s full frame camera line-up is currently topped by the D800e and the soon-to-be announced D4something. The big N has done a similar job with it’s lenses, delivering increasingly interesting glassware for the serious amateur and pro alike. Clearly, this isn’t altruism, more an attempt to fend off the charge of […]

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Feb 04

#198. The Leica T?

By Paul Perton | News

Oozing onto the Interwebs early yesterday morning, was a story about the Leica T, reputedly a new camera due from the German mothership soon. The story was replete with a grainy photograph and by the time I arrived, 96 visitors to the site had already made a comment, most about its design, shape and whether […]

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Jan 13

#193. Finding the past

By Paul Perton | News

Idling a couple of hours away over the Festive Season with a book of steam railway images*, I found myself looking at this photograph and wondering just where the coal had come from that the train was moving and whether it was destined for the power station in the background. I looked on Google Maps […]

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Dec 14

#187. Of Kiwis and time

By Paul Perton | News , Opinion

“Whatcha photographing mate?” It’s early November and I am standing on Wellington’s spectacular waterfront, close to the Maori-named national museum, Te Papa. The weather is overcast and I’m not sure how to answer this curious local. “Dunno. I’ll know when I get home and see what they look like then.” The Kiwi shrugged and wandered […]

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