Monday, January 20, 2020

How much RAM do you need to use Lightroom?

Do you need 1.5TB of RAM to process your holiday snaps. No way. But you might benefit from 16GB or even 32GB of extra computing power.

LockCircle MetalJacket 2 cage for the Leica SL2

For the SL2 owners who have everything, including everything they didn't know they wanted. The MetalJacket 2 is a serious bit of kit for the cinemetographer. But could it gain fans who fancy a more aggressive approach to street photography?

BandWerk, the Leica of straps for the Apple Watch

This beautiful leather strap from BandWerk for the Apple Watch would grace a £10,000 Swiss timepiece, never mind a smartwatch.

Panasonic Lumix G9 and S1R: Deuce Days in Victoria

Getting useful shots of cars at very crowded shows can be a challenge. Brian took a deuce of Panasonics, G9 and S1R, to test out their capabilities at the Deuce Days vintage meet in Victoria, British Columbia.

William Hannah’s new pen case and notebook fastener

William Hannah's leather-bound loose-leaf notebooks are the best. But that's just my opinion. Now you can add an elastic fastener and a colour-matching leather pencase. It makes a perfect Christmas present.

Lenny rides again with a bottle of champers and a pop-up bar

Lenny Kravitz, Leica Drifter in hand, has moved on to a Dom Pérignon special edition complete with a case that opens up as a bar. Read on....

Thomas the burgundy Billingham: An alternative to the dedicated camera lugger

Want a less dedicated Billingham to carry around every day, fed up lugging a stuffed camera case? Billingham can offer Thomas the Bag and he now comes in a fetching burgundy colour.

Leica Q2 gets the Thumbs Up: How a simple brass grip transforms the handling

The absence of the much-promised Leica thumb grip for the new Q2 camera has been a source of friction here at Macfilos Towers. Fed up waiting, we've gone back to the original and the best, the all-brass Thumbs Up. It transforms the handling of the Leica Q2.

Take off for the summer in Leica’s wicker basket

Three things to know about Leica’s new Wicker Basket. Only 150 are being woven, they cost £160 each, and Leilac isn’t my colour.

Making of a Leica Q2 Case by Arte di Mano and Leica Korea

Ever wondered how a camera case is made — and what difference there is between handmade and mass-produced cases? This video, marking the collaboration between Leica Korea and Arte di Mano, provides a stunning overview of the intricate process.