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Jul 29

#261. Menu envy. Not.

By Paul Perton | Opinion

Many pundits flesh out their reviews with (usually) lengthy and often caustic gripes about interfaces – the way the camera communicates with you and how easy it is to set, or change a specific function. Read any Web review. There’s always a section on the menus and how hard (usually) or easy (rarely) it is […]

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Jun 26

#249. Packing for Perth(shire)

By Paul Perton | Opinion

Holiday time looms. We’ll also be attending two weddings while we’re there, so a couple of weeks before leaving for Europe, it’s time to start my usual agonising game about what camera kit to pack. The Nikon option is usually a D800 and 14-24, 24-70 and 80-200 zooms, with either a spare body, or perhaps […]

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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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Jul 14

#149. Touit! Touit! Touit!

By philberphoto | News

What is a Touit? No, it is not a tweet. It is also not a twit. It is “just” a new line of Zeiss lenses, designed for APS-C cameras, and specifically for Sony NEX and Fuji X. 2 lenses have been released, a 12mm f:2.8 (equivalent to 18mm on FF), and a 32mm f:1.8 (equivalent […]

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May 27

#145 The Garden of Wind and Rain

By philberphoto | News

Rain and wind ruin flowers that have only a few days’ life  during which to dazzle the world with their beauty. Imagine the Japanese, waiting a year for the ceremony of cherry-blossom viewing in the shadow of great Mount Fuji, and then a strong wind blows everything away before it even happens. So, whereas a […]

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Aug 15

#115 The myth of perfect light

By philberphoto | News

Oh, to have a few minutes or even hours at one’s disposal in one of the world’s great cities, with a camera on hand, and great light…. As you know, I hardly ever leave home without my camera. That day, in London, I had my Canon 5D II and Zeiss ZE 35 f:1.4, and I […]

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