Most “liked” images on Facebook in 2016

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Well, “likes” are  a 21st century social phenomenon, loved by some and loathed by others. As many of you know, I am a bit of a data geek, and I consider “likes” an interesting social reading of people’s views. Spurred on by a current Instagram trend to show off one’s “best nine” of 2016 via an automated process, I decided to look at …


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Kodak Portra & Plustek scanner

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I love using Kodak Portra, as I find that the skin tones especially are very pleasing. I tend to use the 400ISO version, and shoot the film in several cameras. Recently, I finished a roll in my Leica M6, which can only be described as close to the perfect film camera. I shot using an Elmarit 28mm F/2.8, a lovely, sharp (and …