Friday, July 10, 2020

Away from the D-Day beaches, walks along the Alabaster Coast of Normandy

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The beautiful Normandy coast, stretching from the Seine to the Somme, is a perfect location for a walking holiday.

Nobody buys cameras any more: Really?

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This has to be the most ridiculous headline to come in the wake of last week's Olympus news. Olympus ain't going nowhere – and it could be set for even better days...

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...