Friday, July 10, 2020

Countdown to a Leica M event

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Here's a chance to sit looking at a blank screen for the next seven days. Next Thursday a Leica video will come to life at 3 pm. What on earth could it be about?

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...

Leica M10 Monochrom compared with the M10-P

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Tom had the opportunity to spend a month with a prototype version of the new Leica M10 Monochrom. His photo comparisons with the M10-P are suppliemented by two photo series completeed in his work as a professional photographer.

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?

PIXII: APS-C mechanical M-mount rangefinder camera with no rear screen

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The much-rumoured PIXII rangefinder camera with M Mount is nearing production. The only snag for rangefinder enthusiasts is that it is an APS-C camera designed for use with full-frame lanses.

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?

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...

Toronto over the past 40 years: An introduction

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

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.