Romania: Travels in Transylvania

Stuck in thigh deep snow with only one horse harnessed to the sledge (Leica M6 and 35mm f/1.4 Summilux) “Well, I didn’t really think they would turn up,” I said to my friend Maria. It was 5.30am and at best minus 10 Celsius. The day before,...

Bathurst 12-Hour GT: The best of racing

By John Shingleton I’ve been to a few hundred motor races in the past 60-plus years. I’ve been fortunate to see the “greats” in action — Moss, Clark, Senna, Hill, Rindt, Villeneuve, Prost etc, etc. I’ve seen races all over the world from Macau to Le...

Oman: Far from the madding crowd

Taken in the Muttrah Souk, in Muttrah, Muscat, Oman on 22 December 2018 The Muttrah Souq, or market, is big and is at its busiest in the late afternoon and into the evening. While there are tourists there, most of the market’s customers are locals —...

Paris: The City of Light on film and in early digital

A shot that nicely illustrates the “City of Light” moniker. Leica M6 (pre-TTL), 50 Summicron 1962 vintage, Tri-X. City of Light: With a reputation like that how can any photographer resist rushing off to photograph the entire city? The problem with Paris is that there is...

Number 17

It was just brought to my attention that feedspot rated my blog at number 17 of 75 of the top 75 blogs and sites for Streetphotographers. Apparently they used google ratings, social media interactions etc etc. I have no idea how they calculated this result,...

Fujifilm X-T2 Picks up Where The Nikon F3 Left Off

Ted Forbes from the Art of Photography received a Fujifilm X-T2 from B&H Photo and it’s shockingly one of his first Fujifilm cameras. I started following the Art of Photography around its launch and it is full of a lot of great platform agnostic content, but...