#758. The Standard British Handful; Fuji’s 16-55 zoom

#758. The Standard British Handful; Fuji’s 16-55 zoom

  I thought I’d done with zoom lenses some years ago, when the Sony NEX showed me just how many quality images I could shoot with manual prime lenses and a little more personal application. I’m convinced that this simple symbiosis had a radical impact on my photography and so,

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#752. The Kimberley Coast – North Western Australia

#752. The Kimberley Coast – North Western Australia

The destination is the Berkeley River Lodge, Kimberley, Western Australia. Access to the Lodge is only by air, luggage is limited to 10kg plus a small personal bag, so choice of camera gear was critical. Prior to booking I’d negotiated an extra 5 kgs which helped for camera gear. Berkeley

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#749. A photographic trip to the Dolomites

#749. A photographic trip to the Dolomites

I recently had the opportunity to extend a business trip for a short weekend in the Dolomites. This region, located in the North East of Italy, is a very popular place for tourists. It is also much appreciated by landscape photographers for its photogenic potential.     Two days is

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#743. The X-H1. Has Fuji hit the target?  Three opinions.

#743. The X-H1. Has Fuji hit the target? Three opinions.

Kaiman Wong (Kai W) calls it a beast. An acknowledged street photographer true, but jizzing around in the rain outside a new(ish) building at 1 New Change in the City of London is hardly a decent test.   There are now three X-H1s in the hands of our contributors and

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#723. Travel and Street Photography in Bangkok: Get Lost!

#723. Travel and Street Photography in Bangkok: Get Lost!

This article is the third and final in a series discussing different aspects of street photography in Asian cities.  Previous articles covered the importance of manners and how you approach people in Kuala Lumpur, and my preference for short tele focal lengths in Phnom Penh.  This article from Bangkok discusses

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#715. Monday Post (23 April 2018) – Finding a useful spot for my Smartphone in my photographic workflow

#715. Monday Post (23 April 2018) – Finding a useful spot for my Smartphone in my photographic workflow

Dullite ! The term, a contraction of Luddite and dullard, was coined by Lee “Captain” Anderton and Rob “Chappers” Chapman, the two men jointly responsible for wasting more of my life online than anyone else before. It’s also how I felt until recently, realising the photographic opportunity offered by Smartphones

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#714. A road trip on the Wild Atlantic Way

#714. A road trip on the Wild Atlantic Way

Last year in June, I travelled on the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland For many years, I wanted to spend a week of vacation completely dedicated to photography. And I must say that I was not disappointed, there is really a lot to see, beaches, cliffs, castles, incredible views, it’s

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#713. Does serious photography have to be obnoxious ?

#713. Does serious photography have to be obnoxious ?

So, dog years are nothing. It turns out 7 days in Scotland is worth 100 photographic years in most other places of the world. If you want to live long and prosper as a tog, may I suggest a trip up North for a bewildering variety of themes and locations

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#710. Un-destination photography Tasmania

#710. Un-destination photography Tasmania

Could Tasmania be classed as un-destination photography as decreed by Pascal and Philippe in #582. Un-destination photography in Aigues-Mortes, France First thoughts are no, let’s review the rules: Beautiful in its own way – tick Off the beaten path for all but local togs – tick Challenging, because of its lack

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#709. Travel and Street Photography in Phnom Penh: keep your distance

#709. Travel and Street Photography in Phnom Penh: keep your distance

In the second of three articles looking at different aspects of street photography and street portraiture in different cities in South East Asia, I look at the choice of focal length and the effect on the relationship with subjects when taking street portraits in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  If you missed

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