by Wilf James | Oct 10, 2021 | Featured Photographer, History, Photography
Of course Pinhole cameras are not new, but to come across a young man who has the ability and patience to build one with such precision and test, test and test again, it does take dedication and Peter Crockett is one of those people that has all those abilities combined and a load of creativity!
by Wilf James | Nov 14, 2016 | History, PhotographyIn Conversation with Colin O’Brien By Philip Gray Colin O’Brien took his first photographs of daily life in post-war London in 1948: he hasn’t stopped since. Still an enthusiastic and very active photographer*, his latest book, London Life, contains an extensive...
by Wilf James | Oct 3, 2016 | Classic Cameras, History
When I decided to have my ageing IIIc and 50mm Summitar restored my first thought was a trip to see MalcolmTaylor. I had read about his work and his world-wide reputation, but I didn’t realise what a fascinating story he had to tell during my visit.
by Wilf James | May 25, 2014 | Articles, Classic Cameras, History, Photography, Wilf James
Leitz are celebrating 100 years of the Leica because Oscar Barnack first starting using his Ur-Leica from 1914 there is a missing link and here it is.
by Wilf James | Mar 1, 2014 | Articles, History, London, Photography
The Museum of London has released a series of intriguing images that has made Time Travel Photography possible, or could it be that some amazing image manipulation has been at work, probably the latter? Whatever is going on the effect is quite fantastic, and it’s all to do with an award-winning app.
by Wilf James | Nov 10, 2013 | France, History
The Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial close to the village of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon in northern France is a site I have visited on a number of occasions. It seems somewhat of a paradox to say that the feeling of peace and serenity that comes over me when I wander amongst the graves.