Monday, January 20, 2020

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.

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.

Billingham launches new Hadley Pro 2020 system bag

Billingham's much-loved Hadley Pro has been upgraded with new features and a "2020" design label. Frequent travellers will appreciate the new rear strap to attach to luggage.

Review: Billingham 72, single-camera bag for Leica Q, Sony RX1 and more

No sooner had I finished reviewing the new Billingham Hadley One system bag when along came something quite different. The Billingham 72,...

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?

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.

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.

In-camera charging: Leica misses out on an essential feature

Are you a fan of in-camera battery charging? I believe it is now a must-have feature for all cameras. Have your say....

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.

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.