Saturday, August 15, 2020

Leica M9 sensor replacement ends. Upgrade to a newer model is now the only...

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Leica announces the end of the sensor-replacement scheme for those M9 models, and derivatives, suffering from the well-documented corrosion problem. Owners of problem cameras can now upgrade to a variety of later cameras.

Fagan Zooms in on Old Leicas

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Macfilos author William Fagan will give a Zoom presentation on old Leica cameras and equipment on August 19. LHSA members should register now to be sure of a place.

Sigma announces new 85mm f/1.4 for L Mount

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Sigma's new 85mm f/1.4 is designed specifically for mirrorless cameras and is available in L-Mount and E-Mount. It is 45% lighter than its predessor and offers high performance in a compact body.

Dave Seargeant helps investigate a 143-year-old murder

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Regular Macfilos author and Leica owner, Dave Seargeant, gives comfort to the grandson of Louis Staunton who was convicted of murder committed in south London in April, 1877. Find our more here...

Panasonic S5: The mini version of the S1?

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We've been waiting over a year for news on Pansonic's smaller verison of the S1. Now we might have a name, the S5, and the prospect of a lighter L-Mount body begins to look promising...

Leica M10 and M10-D discontinued, 24-megapixel M10-P continues

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According to the Red Dot Forum, Leica has officially disctontinued the M10 and M10-D. The M10-P continues as the sole 24MP camera in the range.

Freedom, the open road, an electric car and solitude in Salisbury Cathedral Close

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The electric cat is unleashed as lockdown restrictions are lifted. and Mike reflects on his life with his Jaguar I-Pace. The quiet lawns of Salisbury Cathedral Close beckon the beast...

Brooklands emerges from lockdown lighter and better for it

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After four months of lockdown, museums throughout Britain are again opening their doors. Mike paid a visit to his favourite haunt, Brooklands, Leica SL2 in hand.

Leica Update: A lot can still happen in 24 megapixels

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There could be unexpected life left in Leica's 24MP sensors. And, just possibly, we could even see a new addition to the range.

Personality Type: Does it influence the cameras and lenses we choose to work with?

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Does your personality influence the type of camera and lens you prefer to work with? Wayne takes a lighthearted look at the introvert and the extrovert when it comes to photographic style.