But the lenses and cameras are still around, just not in the great little shops that we loved. My favorite was in Penrith, it was an Alladins cave of photographic delights, but it now exists only on the internet.
Perhaps we should be listing, and praising, the dealers that are holding out ? My current dealer of choice is the guy who has a stall on Ludlow, Shropshire, street market twice a week, and I think he's at Leominster one day as well. The rent is cheaper for a market stall.