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Untitled, Jaipur. X-Pro with Leica 50mm f1.4
Nov 30

#431. X-Pro1? A good call.

By Paul Perton | Opinion

Three months and a milestone birthday ago, I wrote Going a bit more Fuji; stopping the Leica itch (a quickie) about buying an X-Pro1 and being seriously excited at the prospect.     As it turns out, I was right to be. Although I was more than three years behind the rest of the photographic […]

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Queue for the Amber Palace, Jaipur
Oct 20

#418. All the Js

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

These have been busy days; travelling from Gwalior to the Js. First to Jaipur, several days on the streets and then on to Jodhpur. Two cities in central India that are home to much of the country’s history and able to speak volumes of their entanglement with their former colonial rulers.   Jaipur, unremittingly India, […]

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Bead sellers, Kolkata Flower Market
Oct 03

#409. The Kolkata interlude

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

  Note to self 1: when your weather app tells you it’s 35C outside, with a “feels like” temperature of 45C, it’s best not to go for a walk. Especially, if your testosterone ends up encouraging you to walk 7 kilometres through Kolkata’s endless throngs.   Note to self 2: if you’re going to be […]

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Jul 19

#113 Incredible India! (2)

By philberphoto | News

India is portrait heaven. Not only do people almost always accept having their pictures taken, if asked respectfully, but there are so many interesting portraits to shoot that I could have bid my driver stop every few hundred meters. That would of course not have helped our travel, which already proceeded at Indian speed. Meaning […]

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Jul 09

#112 Incredible India! (1)

By philberphoto | News

Incredible India! is the baseline of India’s national advertising, inviting tourists to visit. Images in the TV ads are indeed incredible, inviting, wonderful. But, let me tell you, they are inferior to reality. To give you an idea, I spent there 13 days and came back with 3000 pictures, even though the light was so […]

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