Sunday, April 5, 2020

Arte di Mano cases for latest Leica cameras


Arte di Mano, a connoisseur option in Leica cases, have introduced a range to cover the Leica CL, D-Lux 7 and C-Lux.

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.

Review: Arte di Mano half cases for Leica M and MM

The perfect camera case. Is there such a thing? It's like looking for the best computer bag or the ideal iPhone...

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.

iPhone Stand: At last, a light, thin folding stand for smartphones


On the face of it, it's a simple quest: Find the perfect portable stand for a smartphone. Yes it is easier asked than done. Now Mike has found the perfect candidate and bought three just to be on the safe side....

An Earl Grey Teabag: In Kai Man Wong’s Billingham

I can't resist reading Bellamy Hunt's In Your Bag series on his popular site, Japan Camera Hunter. It's a bit like sneeky-peeping other people's iPhone...

Evris Papanikolas and the new TieHerUp camera bag


I am a great fan of the camera straps made in Greece by Evris Papanikolas under his TieHerUp brand — especially the Rock n' Roll series which I wrote about last week. Now Evris is expanding his repertoire and first up is what looks like a great camera bag. 

Billingham’s Thomas: A briefcase for all occasions

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.

Suffering from Bag Shoulder? Try a Tom Bihn Absolute Shoulder Strap for size

If that heavy camera bag is getting you down, why not try the comfortable, springy Absolute Shoulder Strap from Tom Bihn in Seattle. For me, it's worth its weight in gold.

Review: Billingham 35 photographer’s rucksack


Fed up with carrying a shoulder bag? Too much strain on the shoulder? If so, a Billingham rucksack could be your answer. Mike has had a look at the smaller Rucksack 35.