Sunday, April 5, 2020

Panasonic Lumix G9 and S1R: Deuce Days in Victoria

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Take off for the summer in Leica’s wicker basket

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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

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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.

My L-Alliance: What’s in the bag?

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Gear rich, time poor. Sometimes it's a struggle to get out and use the gear sitting in the camera bag. Jason took his Panasonic Lumix outfit to work with him and snapped an eclectic bunch of pictures

Lever thumb rest for Leica M10-D’s secret admirers

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Always wanted the screenless wonder, the Leica M10-D, but would suffer screen withdrawal symptoms? Go cold turkey with this new faux advance lever which doubles as a thumb rest.

iPhone is a breakthrough hand-held computer

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Twelve years ago the iPhone was launched to a mixed reception. Yet it represented a revolution which had totally transformed the cellular phone and has made the hand-held computer universal. It's importance cannot be underestimated.