Record Store Day – art, music and fun

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Music is ever-present in our home, and I am enjoying the “vinyl revival”. I have several hundred from my early days of listening to music, and adding more. The entire vinyl experience is, to my mind, completely different to all of the other ways we listen to music today. The “large scale” of the album ensures that you first study the album artwork, read about …

On the Street with the Nikon D810

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These days, the Leica M9-P is my street camera of choice. This week, though, I upgraded my Nikon D800 to the new D810, courtesy of Gray’s of Westminster. Gray’s have apparently been taken a bit by surprise at how many D800 owners are trading in, as the improvements, whilst marked, seem modest. That said, the improvements touch every aspect of the camera’s use, …