Saturday, July 4, 2020

Nice to have: A wonderful classic Leica as the inspiration for portraiture

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Some things are just nice to have: Dan can't part with his 1930s Leica and he has put it in th hands of people he meets, enjoying the reaction to a wonderful piece of precision engineering from nearly 80 years ago...

Plitvice National Park: Exploring the upper lakes in summer and autumn

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From late summer to early winter, the Plitvice lakes provide an ever-changing feast of colour and texture as Kevin found when he took his "vintage" Leica X1 and X Vario for an outing in the wild...

The fall of Olympus or a bright new start?

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What does the sale of the Olympus camera division tell us about the state of the industry and the future for micro four-thirds?

Sigma announces major firmware update for the fp

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The Sigma fp cine shooter enjoys a raft of new features in the latest firmware update. Not much to chew on, though, for stills photographers

Sigma Contemporary: Three fast primes exclusively for Leica CL and TL. Or not.

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Sigma's launch of three primes just for the Leica TL/CL is curious but, nonetheless, very welcome. It could put some new life into the system.

Oh! Kolkata: The beating heart of a metropolis on the road to modernisation

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Calcutta, the former capital of British India, is a bustling city that is trying to modernise after years of Communist rule. Farhiz paid a visit to some of the city's historica landmarks.

Leica SL2 firmware update introduces multi-shot mode with 187MP resolution

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The new version 2.0 of Leica's firmware for the SL2 brings high-resolution mode, bug fixes and some general updates....

Stolen Leicas: Be on your guard for dodgy merchandise

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Dear LHSA members and friends, As you may have heard, three Leica Stores in Los Angeles, San Francisco and...

Sigma announces three Contemporary fast APS-C primes for L-Mount

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Sigma has just introduced three fast APS-C primes when the only compatible cameras are Leica's CL and TL2. What's happening here?

Sigma launches new 100-400mm f/5-6.3 for L-Mount: Up to 800mm reach with teleconverters

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Zoom to 400mm, 560mm ot 800mm with the new Contemporary telephoto from Sigma. It's a compact and well-priced addition to the burgeoning L-Mount Alliance lens collection.