ISSUE XVII 2005
THE PALIO – SIENA – by Simon Weir
Siena is known worldwide for its semi-annual horse race, The Palio, held on July 2nd and August 16th. Each of the city’s contrade, or neighbourhoods, competes in a barebacked race in honour of the Virgin Mary. Simon Weir narrates and portrays the agony and the ecstasy.
A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF NEIL LUCAS by Gillian Greenwood
Neil Lucas, a dedicated Nikon user, is a producer for the BBC’s Natural History Unit. He has worked with David Attenborough on three of his major series: Trials of Life, The Private Life of Plants and Life of Mammals, as well as individual films for Wildlife on One and The Natural World.
John Archer- Thomson states the case for Boulders.
HISTORY OF NIKON Part XIV -by Gray Levett
The Nikoflex was a camera which never made it beyond the blueprint. Here in this magazine for the first time is the story of what might have been.
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE -by Simon Stafford
The New Fuji Velvia 100 fillm on test using a Nikon S2 rangefinder and a Nikon F6.
After months of speculation the newest addition to the Nikon digital SLR line is announced.
SUPER COOL by Simon Stafford
Simon Stafford takes a look at Nikon’s range of desktop film scanners.
NIKON OWNER GALLERY – Paul Ringdahl
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