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OnePlus 8 Pro: a great value smartphone

“What phone is that?” “It’s a OnePlus” “Who makes it?” “That’s it. It’s a OnePlus.” “Yeah, but is it like… a Samsung or an iPhone?” This is a typical conversation…

Leica M3 with 50mm f/2 Summicron lens in its collapsed position

Leica M3: Blast from the past

Launched 1954 Price at launch £185 (50mm f/2 collapsible Summicron) Guide price now £1,300-1,500 (50mm f/2 collapsible Summicron) Some say the Leica M3 is the best built and most beautiful…

The Contessa-Nettel detective camera

Contessa-Nettel Ergo: Blast from the Past

Launched 1924 Price at launch £15 Guide price now £600-900 Once upon a time there was a small German camera company called Contessa. In 1919 it joined forces with another…

Compass camera

The Compass camera

Compact, clever and too complicated the Compass was a challenge, as John Wade discovers

ACROS the sea with the X-T3

I recently spent 17 days sailing around the South Pacific on Holland America Line’s Maasdam. Sailing from Brisbane, Australia, the itinerary comprised a scattering of islands of New Caledonia, Vanuatu…