D Thompson

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The Leica Look

What makes Leica images so different?<p>Back in those days of film and when my older daughter was little, we used to play this game: I would through a …

This Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Side Dish Will Make You Want to Eat Your Greens

We admit that steamed Brussels sprouts aren’t anyone’s first pick of a side dish. But they don’t deserve the bad rap they so often get, if you ask …

Food

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Homemade Taco Seasoning Can Make Every Day Taco Tuesday

An easy jarred spice blend to taco-fy anything.<p>Taco seasoning is always something I just grab at the grocery store when I want a classic hard taco. You know the kind: crunchy shells, ground beef, shredded lettuce and cheese, chopped tomatoes, salsa, and sour cream. No frills, no fancy meat—just the …

Leica M – The Full Review

It was early in 2014, long enough after the introduction of the Leica M (also known as the ‘Typ 240’, or ‘M10’) when I finally bit the bullet and …

10 Reasons I Switched From Digital To Film Photography

By onMay 20, 2015 45<p>Photo © Karl Edwards – Leica M6 / Porta 400<p>It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally made the switch back to film …

The Leica M6 Classic & Leica M6 TTL

As I’ve mentioned a fair few times on here before, the Leica M6 is a camera I’ve owned before. I had one some time ago – way before 35mmc – that I …

Minimalism In Street Photography

We at the APF magazine street photography group ran a week long contest on the theme “Minimalism”. Members were asked to post Street photographs …

Street Photography

The Leica M4

The Leica M4 in many people’s eyes is the last of the classic Leica rangefinder cameras. In fact, if you spend any time reading around forums and …

A Guide on How to Shoot Street Photography on a Film Leica (or Rangefinder)

I know a lot of street photographers who have gotten into film recently, and have recently invested in film Leicas (specifically Leica m6’s). I …

How to Start a Photography Blog That Rocks

So you have been thinking about how to start a photography blog to go along with your shooting and you're wondering how to get started. Well, you've …

A Complete Guide to Still Life and Table Top Photography

Winter is the perfect time to improve your photography by taking on some indoor projects – particularly still life and table top photography. Still …

This is Why You Should Be Taking Self-Portraits

Let me first make one thing perfectly clear: when I speak of self-portraiting, I do not refer to the “selfie.” “Selfies” and self-portraits are not …

Ideas on How to Archive And Back Up Your Photos Properly to Make Your Life Easier

Archiving your photographs properly helps with a smooth and consistent workflow, because all of your files are just a few clicks away. Who wouldn’t …

If You Like The Cinque Terre, You Will Love This

There is no doubt that the Cinque Terre are one the most sought after locations in the Italian Riviera and the one that attracts the most tourists, …

10 Things You Might Not Know About Leica

201<p>SHARES<p>Leica is far and beyond our favorite camera brand for its uncompromising quality, history, and masterful design. Here's a few interesting …

Buying A Leica M? A Guide for Users Not Fondlers

<b>Want Chrome?</b> Buy an M2/3/4. Black versions are stupid expensive, plus, in spite of what Lenny Kravitz says, they usually look like shit. An iconic M …

Cameras

What I Learned Shooting 100 Rolls of Black and White Tri-X Film Pushed to 1600

I’m in a plane to LA from Oakland (Southwest), and wanted to use this hour or so to write and share about my experiences shooting 100 rolls of Kodak …

How to Quickly Remove Power Lines from Photos

Illuminated Course Bundle – 55% Off<p>Create brilliant photographs in any lighting conditions.<p>For Limited Time Only<p>7Days6Hours8Minutes36Seconds<p>Find Out …

The Leica M5

The Leica M5 is the odd one out in the Leica M family line. It’s the camera that nearly put an end to the Leica rangefinder after it was balked at by …

The Easiest Way to Develop B&W Film. Ever.

You no longer have an excuse. Stand Developing is virtually impossible to muff. Have a crack at it, and be surprised at how easy it can be!<p>Developing …

ISO Invariance: What it is, and which cameras are ISO-less

ISO invariance is an exciting new frontier in photography, and I've been experimenting with it extensively over the last few days to see if it's a …

Spinach, Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas with Jalapeño Cream Cheese Sauce

I made enchiladas…again.My love for enchiladas knows no bounds and has been well documented in recipes like this, this, this and this.You’ve probably …

Classic Caesar Salad

6 Servings<p>A great Caesar salad recipe gets its swagger from a great Caesar dressing recipe. Squeamish about raw egg yolks and anchovies? Sorry. Yolks are what give richness to the emulsion, while anchovies provide a briny blast (and that whole umami thing). This is part of BA's Best, a collection …

Recipes

Chicken Tikka Masala

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>For this chicken tikka masala recipe, the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken; the garlic, ginger, and spices in the marinade infuse it with lots of flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 …

Recipes

Raspberry-Ricotta Cake

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>There’s nothing like a moist, fluffy, berry-streaked cake to make any weeknight (or, um, weekday morning) feel special.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 cup sugar<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>¾ teaspoon kosher …

These 9 Bubbly Spritzes Were Made for All-Day Drinking

You're don't have to play mixologist in your swimsuit to turn out great summer cocktails. Enter these nine cool takes on the refreshing, bubbly spritz.<p><b>Top off any aperitif,</b> hard spirit, or juice with sparkling wine and a splash of soda water, and it’s immediately summer-ized. These spritzes are …

People Across Europe Enjoy Hot Summer Days

Kepler Telescope Introduces Earth To A Very Distant Cousin

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has spotted the first roughly Earth-sized world orbiting in the "Goldilocks zone" of another star – offering perhaps the best bet so far for life elsewhere in the universe.<p>A year on Kepler-452b, which is about 1,400 light years from us in the constellation …

Universe