Friday, September 25, 2020

iPad Magic Keyboard: Why not settle for the best?

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Apple's new iPad Magic Keyboard combined with touch and mouse support in iPadOS 13.4 at last bridges the gap between tablet and computer.

Lightroom editing with the Loupedeck+ console

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I'm not a great fan of sitting down with Lightroom for hours on end to get the end results I want from...

BandWerk, the Leica of straps for the Apple Watch

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

Billingham’s Thomas: A briefcase for all occasions

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Photographers tend to think of Billingham as a manufacturer of camera bags. But the range of general luggage is also worth a look. The handy Thomas briefcase/messenger bag is all rounder than can even accommodate your camera.

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

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

Which Billingham is best for your SL system?

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Billingham make such a wide range of camera bags that it’s sometimes hard to decide which is best for a particular system....

Taab Focus Rings: Transform the handling of your non-tab Leica lenses

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What do the current Leica 50mm Summicron, 50mm Noctilux and 75/90mm Apo-Summicrons have in common? They all lack a focus tab, something that I find near essential, especially in a smaller-diameter lens such as the 50 Cron.

Leica X 36mm Viewfinder: Form and Function

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On the face of things, the little Voigtländer optical viewfinder is the perfect companion for the old Leica X1. That's what I thought. And then I tried the 36mm Leica version....

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

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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.

Rock & Roll straps for the Leica SL and SL2

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Rock & Roll's Leica SL straps have been updated with a new method of attachment which is more secure and neater. We're reviewing three of them here.