Sunday, October 2, 2022

The new Leica film camera: Classic M6 or grown-up M6TTL?

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The forthcoming Leica film camera is likely to be a remake of the original late-century M6 in its "classic" form. But Mike believes the more user-friendly M6TTL would be a better choice as a template for the new model...

Wetzlar Winners: Highlights of the Wetzlar Camera Auction on October 8

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William Fagan provides in insight into potential winners at the Wetzlar Camera Auction which takes place on October 8...

Billingham adds black-leather trim to sage FibreNyte photo bags

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It's not a big change, but for photo bag fans, the addition of new trim on the popular Billingham bag is big news. In response to customer demand, the popular sage product range is now available with black instead of brown leather trim...

Leica Q2 “Dawn” by Seal limited edition

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Leica's latest 500-example special edition of the Q2 camera is coated in an irridescent kimono fabric. The Leica Q2 "Dawn" by Seal is one for the collectors...

Shock or Not? How I came to return to Leica

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It may come as a shock after the news that I abandoned Leica in favour of Nikon six months ago. But I'm back in the Leica fold. All (or almost all) is forgiven...

Review: The 2022 Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux ASPH close focus

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While retaining the optical excellence of the ten-year-old 35 mm Summilux, the new 2022 design features a 40 cm close-focus distance, a new 11-blade aperture and an integral twist-out hood. Jonathan Slack believes it is a compelling purchase...

New: Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH

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Leica's star 35mm lens, the Summilux, gets a makeover that includes a 40 cm minimum focus distance and a sleek new body with integral hood...

New Leica film camera to be announced in October

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#filmisnotdead — Leica is using the popular hashtag in the run-up to the launch of a new film camera in October. It is said to be a remake of the popular M6 and could even be a limited editior of just 500 bodies...

Leica Cine 1 ultra-short-throw projector

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Leica's Cine 1 ultra-short-throw projector will "revolutionise the way you watch TV"...

Gazing at other worlds: The photographic opportunities closer to home

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Surreal images of other worlds are all around you, but you just need to stay in the observing zone instead of being distracted by the phone or the cares of the world. Brian Nicol takes a flight of fancy during the Great Lockdown time...