Saturday, August 24, 2019

Hasselblad Christmas: HD night-time images

An outing with the Hasselblad X1D to capture some stunning night-time Christmas decorations on Vancouver Island

Romania: Travels in Transylvania

At the start of the new millennium I visited Translyvania on three occasions. Working with a local translator/fixer, I documented life in the Szekely region that had changed very little in hundreds of years.

Cheap Shot: The long-lens itch is scratched for a few dollars

Our Leica X1 ambassador has nurtured a secret lust for a long zoom. It’s an itch he has scratched for just a few dollars, with Fuji as the surprise newcomer to the Shingleton stable.

Sony RX100 VI Review: The teeniest with the mostest

After extensive reviewing of both the Leica C-Lux and the Sony RX100 Mark VI, we are suffering from one-inch sensor overload here at Macfilos. The Sony, however, turns out to fully justify its “pocket” pretensions and crams a tremendous amount of power and sophistication into a package weighing just 50% more than an iPhone X.

Signal to Noise: An often misunderstood relationship

Wayne wonders whether a bit of grain or noise isn’t a good thing after all…..

Introducing the Leica Xpan

Paul attempts to refine the art of panorama with his Leica M9….

Nikon finally accepts that mirrorless is here to stay

August 23, 2018 will be seen as a watershed in the world of photography as Nikon at last joins the fray. So-called mirrorless cameras have truly come of age and the market can now be said to be mature. The next ten years, with intense competition especially in the full-frame sector, will be exciting

Bièvres International Photo Fair: Back from France empty handed

A six-hour drive in each direction took Mike to the annual Bièvres photo fair last weekend. Bargains were few and far but, unlike Mike, British dealers didn’t come away empty handed.

Breath the movie released in Australia

Walking out of the cinema into bright daylight is an experience we are all familiar with. But to walk out of a surf movie into the midst of a real surfing paradise is something else. John went to see Breath.

Leica and M-mount lenses on the Hasselblad X1D

Ming Thein discovers which M-mount lenses work best with Hasselblad's medium-format X1D.....