Of course there is such a thing As "Child Prostitution" It is not legal but it exists, and always has.
Samuel Pypes in his diary recounts his transactions with them on London Bridge. In that time it was perfect legal and considered more "Safe"
To day it is illegal in most countries but is still...
Getty have swept up vast collections of images. it would be inconceivable if they did not include many thousands that might be considered unacceptable or illegal today.
.As an important historical collection it would be entirely appropriate to keep them for future academic study. or perhaps...
Virtually the whole of the land mass of the UK is man made and altered to serve his needs.
Every Age has played its part in scaping what we have to day.
Time and dust from space and erosion covers up one age from the next in an endless process
The early industrial heritage of the mid 1700's is...
why not continue to use the X10 if it is still working. it is a very capable camera..
I have the X10,X20 X30 and of those the X30 is the nicest to use.
I also have the xE2 and An X T30. the XT30 creates the finest image but is larger and heavier than the others.
My X30 is my walkabout camera.
I managed to watch over half that vidio.
Do I get a prize?
I would suggest he has spent a great deal of effort and many years producing fundamentally uninteresting photographs.
Most of us can do that with out any effort at all.
To day shooting raw gives all the advantages of shooting Jpegs, with all the flexibility of raw immediately to hand.
Most raw processors read and apply all the camera settings saved in the raw file, and incorporate them in the initial preview that comes up when you open the file.
So that the...
It was a too high maintenance camera when new. It will be far worse now. And very few repairers would take it on.
Not worth the trouble.
There are far better medium format options. Most are bladed shutters and mostly fixable. Any Rollie tlr is a safer bet. As are most other tlrs
If you want...
I do not understand the appeal at all.
however each to their own.
I would resent paying good money to guarantee poor quality.
you could get equivalent results by mounting any simple meniscus lens onto an X T4 using a cardboard loo roll tube and carved out body cap..
Exactly ...getting to the truth about anything take a great deal of effort...
the easier a "fact" is to find the less likely it is to be other than opinion dressed as fact.
Though even opinion can be very useful to understanding, as it is opinion that drive politics.
facts always need to be...
This is of course the problem, people's perceptions.
Many of us have lived in the UK most or all of our lives.
However we have entirely different perceptions of our politics and relative ease of living, our attitude to the police and per haps views on parliament the law and the EU..
Did you know a high proportion of the money for the Road and Belt has been raised in Dollars on the American investment markets.
Why use your own money when you can use someone else's? and it could make it rather difficult for those American investors if the USA was to try to interfere.