Birdman

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Bath is such a great city for photographers – architecturally and street-wise. I have been taking street portraits of the vibrant performers in Bath for some time. This is Paul, the “pigeon man”. He attracts the pigeons with a small amount of seed, and they are obviously very happy to be around him. He also brings a great deal of joys …

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, …