Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A visit to the National Capital Trolley Museum

Trolleys, trams, street cars, they're all the same to the died-in-the-wool enthusiast. Ralf pays a visit to the under-visited National Capital Trolley Museum in Washington, DC.

The Ricoh GRD IV, a retrospective view in Le Havre

An old digital camera, a tiny sensor but plenty good enough for a tour of Le Havre in Normandy. Jean demonstrates that newest isn't always bestest.

That rear screen on your camera: Is it there for composition or chimping?

To chimp or not to chimp? To view on the screen or to use exclusively your viewfinder? What should you do? Mike takes a look at the conflict...

Reid Reviews: Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN For Leica L-Mount

Reid Reviews is one of the most useful places to get a detailed impartial review of a wide range of lenses for M and L mounts — plus many others.

Jony Ive at the National Portrait Gallery

A visit to the National Portrait Gallery in London to see Gursky's portrait of Jonathan Ive at the new Apple Park in Cupertino

Leica Q strip-down: Now put it all back together again

If you have half a day to spare, get out your magnetic screwdriver and dismantle your £4,000 Leica Q into a pile of spare parts and tiny screws. It's therapeutic.

Toronto over the past 40 years: An introduction

Richard Scott takes us on a tour of Toronto over the past 40 years

Modular Sigma fp — full details

The Sigma fp is an unusual entrant into the full-frame mirrorless market. Small, light and focused, it offers a lot for the reasonable price tag.

Nikon enters APS-C mirrorless market

Nikon's new Z50 is an important milestone. It brings major competition to existing APS-C manufacturers but it also joins Panasonic, Leica and Sony is standardising one system over full-frame and crop formats.

Sigma fp arrives with a price tag of £1,999

Sigma's new full-frame L-Mount camera will cost £1,999 or £2,399 including the 45mm f/2.8 lens. It is the world's smallest full-frame digital camera, although some feature sacrifices have been made.