Annie Leibovitz Portraits 2005-2016

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I have always enjoyed Annie Leibovitz‘ work, and in the past few days enrolled in her online Masterclass. It was most interesting, and I learnt lots of things about how she creates portraits. Her job is to understand the subject, and create a portrait which brings that understanding alive. Her job is not just to put the subject at ease. …

Nikon F4s

Do they make them like this anymore?

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No wonder my F4s seems indestructible. Just came across this fantastic “dissection” of the construction and electronics. http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography/hardwares/classics/nikonf4/reliability/index1.htm It’s a rather old site, but don’t let that detract from the wealth of information here. To quote the article: “Just like the F3, the priority is how to protect all the sensitive electrical and electronic components within. So, it started with the …