Friday, September 30, 2022

Decent exposure, part 3: Light metering apps for your iPhone and the big overview

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A good smartphone app will help you to get exposure right, especially when using a vintage camera. This review presents five different iOS apps - and reveals one surpisingly simple solution...

Review: Arte di Mano half-case for Leica M11

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If you own a Leica M11 and are in a pampering mood, buy the best leather half-case protector on the market. Arte di Mano has a new case to match the M11, taking full advantage of the opportunities for quick battery change and USB-C power and data transfer...

Decent Exposure Part 1: Attachable external light meters and where they help

The first part of our lightmeter review homes in on hot-shoe-mounted devices, ranging from the original Leicameter to the latest electronic models...

Arte di Mano launches three versions of the new half-case for the Leica M11

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Half-cases are a perennial favourite accessory for Leica M camers and Korea's Arte di Mano workshop produces some of the finest camera accessories in the world. The new M11 range includes three variants to suit all tastes...

Leica’s L1 and L2 watches now on sale in posh spots around the world

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Leica's new manual watches, the L1 and L2 are now available in Germany and Asia. Both feature Leica camera design clues and a push-in crown which mimics the action of a camera shutter button...

Come back Visoflex 2, (almost) all is forgiven…

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At first sight, the Visoflex 2 is something of an ugly duckling. But its angular design complements the M body. Functionally, it is near perfect...

Oops, I did it again. But is it really a good idea to develop...

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Film is enjoying a renaissance, especially among younger photographers. But do you process your own films? Have you entered the mysterious world of the darkroom? Jörg-Peter brings us up to date on home developing techniques...

New TT Artisans Light Meter comes in at under £50

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TT Artisans is on to a sure-fire winner with its sub-£50 Lightmeter. Fans of non-metered Leica film cameras will be ready buyers for this neat and attractive little accessory...

Billingham launches the Mini Eventer camera bag

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If the Billingham Hadley Small is too small, or the Hadley Pro too big, then you need the midi version, the new Billingham Mini Eventer. It's on say today at £380 including tax...

Cash or card: The cashless society is almost a reality

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Mike has embraced the cashless society. He hasn't handled a coin or a banknote in twelve months. His wallet is as thin as bumble bee's wing...