CONTENTS – ISSUE XLIX 2015
KIMBERLEY FRENCH: Nikon in Hollywood North
Interview by Robert Falconer
Robert Falconer interviews photographer Kimberley French whose iconic images have been instrumental in promoting some of the most notable motion pictures of recent memory, including Brokeback Mountain, Shooter, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The Twilight Saga (New Moon and Eclipse), Red Riding Hood, The Grey and Elysium.
ANDREW MAIN WILSON’S EPIC ADVENTURE
Andrew Main Wilson continues his quest to photograph every single country in the world. In this issue he shows us the breathtaking 40-metre tall statue of Genghis Khan, Ruler of all Mongolia, who conquered an area twice the size of the Roman Empire.
ANGEL EYES XXI
by Heather Angel
Heather Angel has visited China thirty two times, yet she is always looking for the unexpected shot that no-one has seen or captured before.
IN THE RAW
by Becky Danese
What are the benefits of shooting RAW, and why would one choose RAW over the much more straightforward JPEG? Becky Danese provides us with a comprehensive overview.
NAMIBIA IN A TOP-HEAVY LAND ROVER
by John Archer-Thomson
When John Archer-Thomson and his wife Sally were contacted by some friends asking if they would like to share expenses on a self-drive trip to Namibia, it seemed rude to refuse. John tells the tale of their adventures in images and words.
LEAD IN ORDER TO SERVE
by Gillian Greenwood
Now approaching their 30th year, Grays of Westminster became the first camera shop in the world to be granted their own Coat of Arms by Her Majesty’s College of Arms. Senior Features Editor Gillian Greenwood takes us on a journey from the twelfth century to the present day.
THE TONY HURST GALLERY Part XII
Words by Gray Levett
That quintessential jewel in the crown of Nikon rangefinders, the very rare Nikon S3M half-frame rangefinder camera, complete with motor drive, is captured by master photographer Tony Hurst.
ALL-ROUND PERFORMER: THE NIKON D750
by Simon Stafford
Simon Stafford takes a close look at the Nikon D750 and compares it with the D610 and D810.