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News: 3/2006/ A Tribute to Robin Adshead
The late Robin Adshead was a great pal of mine. I was lucky to know him for more than 30 years. The tribute from Pete Russell is well worth a read. A link to the tribute in pdf format is available on this site - Download PDF.(980KB)
News: 4/2006/ Leica MP
The Leica M6 is dead.. Long live the Leica M6…..!
News: 5/2006/ Epson RD1
Read the original F2 Mag review of the Epson RD1 from Feb/Mar 2005.
News: 6/2006/ Photography books - Support small press publishers
This article doesn't tell you how to do it, but calls from a couple of friends anxious to see their work in print in a less ephemeral medium than newsprint, prompted me to dig this out. It's more of an introduction by way of my own experience, to how it can be done and tells part of the story of how some of my Leica books came to be published.
News: 6/2006/ Epson RD1s (updated features)
Read the review of the Epson RD1s which details the firmware update features of the new model.
News: 8/2006/ Zeiss Ikon, Epson RD1s and Panasonic DMC LC1 downloads.
Reviews and news of these items as published in F2 Freelance + Digital magazine of April/May 2006 can be downloaded as a .pdf. available on this site - Download PDF.(4.3MB)
News: 9/2006/ New Leica M8 downloads.
The new digital capture Leica rangefinder M8 camera is officially announced to-day 15th Sept 2006 and will be a main attraction at the Leica Camera AG stand later this month at photokina in Cologne.
News: 9/2006/ New Seitz D3 downloads.
Swiss company Seitz Phototechnik AG expands the current boundaries in digital photography. With the new Seitz D3 scan technology it is possible to create a digital 6x17 image with impressive resolution (160 million pixels) in one second. The new Seitz 6x17 digital camera with its D3 digital back is equipped with the first high-speed scanning sensor developed specifically for photography.You can download the full press releases from Seitz Roundshot in .pdf format direct from here on the AjaxNetPhoto site by clicking on the following links.
News: 10/2006/ Rollei 35RF review
A review of this camera and the f/2.8, 40mm Sonnar HFT lens originally published in Freelance Photographer magazine is now available as a 12 page .pdf with added illustrations.
News: 10/2006/ Archiving Problems
The on going issue of safe image storage. A .pdf prepared from material originally published in Master Digital Photography magazine in 2003 is available as a download on this site - Download PDF.(2.2MB)
News: 12/2006/ Pentax-Hoya Integration
HOYA Corporation (“HOYA”) and PENTAX Corporation (“PENTAX”) have reached a basic understanding aimed at a management integration of the two companies, expected to be completed on October 1, 2007. The full press release is available in pdf format on this site - Download PDF.(124KB)
News: 1/2007/ Leica R7 35mm slr review
A review of the Leica R7 35mm slr originally published in Professional Photographer magazine in June 1994 is now available as an edited version of the original in .pdf format on this site - Download PDF.(1.0MB)
News: 4/2007/ Robin Adshead in conversation with Jonathan Eastland
Robin Adshead (1934-2005)
News: 12/2008/ Minolta TC-1 35mm compact camera Product Profile
Product Profile in .pdf format for the Minolta TC-1 35mm compact camera.
News: 3/2009/ Nikon 35Ti Quarz Date 35mm compact camera Product Profile
Product Profile in .pdf format for the unique Nikon 35Ti Quarz Date 35mm compact film camera.