The Panasonic LX100 and the Case of the Horrible Noise Reduction

I’ve had the Panasonic LX100 for almost a year. It replaced a Fujifilm X10 which I loved very much, but the physical manual controls and the micro four thirds sensor (along with a smashing ¬£200 cashback offer and unbelievably competitive¬†price from Cameraworld) compelled me to upgrade to the LX100. Unfortunately I’ve never particularly taken to […]

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Avro Vulcan B2 XL426

Usually if I’m going to¬†Southend Airport – or should I say¬†London Southend Airport –¬†it’s to catch an EasyJet flight for a jaunt¬†to some European destination or another. However today I made my way to Southend Airport to see a fantastic piece of RAF history – Vulcan B2 bomber XL426. This is a model of aeroplane […]

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“The Blue Lamp” Then & Now Part 2

In Part 1¬†I made some “Then and Now” comparison photos for¬†the filming locations in¬†Ealing Films’s¬†The Blue Lamp, mainly on Harrow Road and the Grand Union Canal. In this second instalment, I’ve journeyed further west to North Kensington and areas nearby which were mainly used in the car chase towards the end of the film. This […]

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Serpentine Pavilion – Hyde Park

On what was a particularly dreary and drizzly summer’s day today I made it down to the Serpentine Pavilion in Hyde Park. Every year there’s a competition for an international architect to have their first work constructed in England and this year we have an “unzipped wall” designed by¬†Bjarke Ingels Group. As it turns out […]

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