Monday, June 17, 2019

Fujifilm announce new XF2X TC WR teleconverter for X Series lenses

Bill Palmer welcomes Fujifilms announcement a new 2x teleconverter. But he worries that it works only with two XF lenses out of the whole catalogue. It's a step in the right direction but....

Frank Pick: The man who transformed London’s transport infrastructure

Frank Pick, London's Baron Haussmann, has left an indelible legacy on London's architecture and transport infrastructure. His London Underground roundel, one of the most recognised symbols in the world, is 100 years old this year.

Bièvres Photo Fair: Leica M body prices soar

Another Bièvres Photo Fair bites the dust and Mike discovered that Leica M camera bodies are rising faster than inflation

Leica lenses on the new Panasonic Lumix S1

Thinking of buying the Panasonic Lumix S1 to replace your Leica SL, or perhaps as a vehicle for your M or SL/TL lenses. Initial results are encouraging.

Stabilisation is now a box-tickers’ essential

DPReview has said that in future the absence of in-body stabilisation in a camera system will be regarded as a definite con. No longer is it seen as an option, it's definitely a necessity. Macfilos investigates....

Photo competitions: Make the most of your pictures

Entering competitions can be a rewarding and even lucrative pastime. Here's how to make more of your photography

Arte di Mano Q2 case arrives at Macfilos

There's a new arrival at Macfilos: Arte di Mano's very ingenious half case which provides a complete solution to accessing the separate battery and SD compartmers. And it's a quality item, too.

Bill Palmer’s Passion: Fuji is the Leica of the new Millennium

Bill converted from Leica and turned to his new religion, Fuji. He has some clear views on why Fuji is now taking over as the Leica of the new Millennium. Read on....

Fuji XM-FL vs XF 23mm: The most fun you can have with your lenses...

Last year Fuji brought out a bit of an oddity, a body cap lens. The XM-FL is only available in Japan as at time of writing. In order to get hold of mine I had to resort to eBay and part with seventy-five quid and get it shipped halfway around the world. Two weeks after pressing the button it arrived; possibly the lightest lens-containing parcel I have ever received.

Leica à la carte off the menu

Leica's à la carte service is for the chop. So get your orders in before the end of May if you want your very own customised rangefinder.