Mike Ledwith

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2014: The Year of the Mirrorless Camera

At the dawn of digital photography, professional cameras maintained the look and bulk of the 35mm film cameras that photographers had been using for a generation.<p>But, because digital sensors were expensive to make, these cameras were equipped with a sensor that was approximately a third smaller …

National Geographic Wins National Magazine Awards

"Ellie" winners stand out in a crowded field of journalism.<p><b>National Geographic magazine won National Magazine Awards for best tablet edition and best multimedia feature on Thursday.</b><p>The multimedia award was for Robert Draper's story "The Last Chase," about the final days of scientist and tornado …

Meeting orangutans in Borneo

The rainforest is still, when suddenly, a branch snaps. The crowd gasps. It’s 10.12am, and feeding time at Sepilok rehabilitation centre in Borneo. On a wooden platform, a jungle breakfast of banana, papaya and bamboo shoots has been laid out. And our first auburn-haired visitor, round-bellied …

The FourFourTwo Preview: Crystal Palace vs Liverpool

Billed as<p>Attack vs Defence II: This time it's in Croydon.<p>The lowdown<p>If <b>Liverpool</b> are left feeling sorry for themselves after their agonising defeat to …

Soccer

The Ramblings of a Cynical Photographer

You know me. I am the grumpy one, the world weary, snappy snapper that grunts rather than replies with anything that has a semblance to intelligible …

Photos of the Week: 4/26-5/2

Today, a little something different: A collection of images from around the world over the past seven days, rather than a single story or theme. 35 photos covering subjects ranging from a moonrise above St. Petersburg, to a wooden Volkswagen Beetle, election violence in Iraq, a videogame discovery …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Noteworthy Collection of Aerial Photographs Show a Different Perspective on the Planet

Shot while flying at an altitude of 5,000 feet in a Cessna airplane, Alex MacLean‘s photographs show a rarely seen perspective of life on the planet. …

Hi cutie! Meeting baby pandas in China

Late last year, I found myself waiting on a bench, waiting for my date. I'd been excited about this meeting for weeks, telling all my friends about it ever since it was confirmed. Really, I'd been waiting for this all my adult life. But what, I suddenly worried, if he doesn't like me? I shuffled …

Thomas Piketty: the French economist bringing capitalism to book

Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century is that rare phenomenon, an economics tome that flies off the shelves<p>It was around 7.50 on Thursday morning when it became clear that Thomas Piketty had gone viral. Forget topping the bestseller lists. Forget the praise heaped on him by Paul Krugman. …