Happy Birthday John Williams! (And a Blaggers’ Guide To Classical Music)

We rely on this man to create the music that soundtrack some of the most important cultural moments in life – hyperbole? No way. He’s composed the soundtrack to 4 Olympic tournaments; E.T., Star Wars; Jaws…Close Encouthers of the Third Kind – and many, many more; and not in the sense of Now! Autotune album … Continue reading Happy Birthday John Williams! (And a Blaggers’ Guide To Classical Music)

The Camera Adds 20lbs: ‘Monster’ Lens Brings £101,000 at auction

FOLLOWING THE CALL OF A MYSTERIOUS PRIVATE BIDDER, the incredibly rare Nikon f/2.8 fisheye lens sold at Grays of Westminister for £101,000. The huge wide-angle lens is said to be so extreme that is can “see behind itself” – weghing in at a healthy 5.2kg, measuring 171mm in length and a diameter of 236mm. The … Continue reading The Camera Adds 20lbs: ‘Monster’ Lens Brings £101,000 at auction