Saturday, January 18, 2020

Leica’s little C in a land of many big cameras and not a few...

Preparing for trekking in Tibet needs careful planning - and a lightweight camera is appreciated at such high altitudes. Wayne took his tiny Leica C almost to the top of the world.....

Red Dot Cameras’ Australian bushfire appeal

London Leica dealer Red Dot Cameras is offering a D-Lux 7 as the price in a draw to support the relief efforts for the Australian bushfires. A donation of just £10 puts you in the running.

Around Japan in 2008 with the Leica M8

As Leica enters its third digital M decade, it's worth looking back at the camera that saved the company - the Leica M8. Richard took his then-new M8 to Japan in 2008 and here recounts some of his adventures.

Has the nifty fifty had its day? Or are you a dyed-in-the-wool 50mm traditionalist?

Is it sacrilege to say that wider-angle lenses offer more all-round versatility than the legendary "nifty fifty"? Do you now pick up a wide-angle lens as a matter of course?

Leica’s remarkably successful Teens

Leica enters the Twenties with optimism and a record of success. It is a far different company from the one that entered the past decade with just the M9 in its full-frame armoury.

Harley days, career decisions and a Hoggiefest.

Out of the blue, John found himself boss of Harley-Davidson for Australia and New Zealand. As ever, a camera was to hand....

Arte di Mano: Christmas arrives early at Macfilos

Father Christmas came early to Macfilos Towers, all the way in his sleigh from Soeul. The Arte di Mano half-case for the screenless Leica M10-D follows Leica tradition.

Exploring London’s hidden hinterland with the Leica X Vario

Kevin explores the parts of London’s river that visitors seldom see. It’s a hidden hinterland of peace, reflection and the occasional treasure away from the bustle of a capital city

Leica M10-P: The Wilkie Collins special edition

It’s a white Christmas for Leica. Just in time for the turkey and Christmas pudding, Leica has launched yet another special addition — the Woman in White.

LockCircle MetalJacket 2 cage for the Leica SL2

For the SL2 owners who have everything, including everything they didn't know they wanted. The MetalJacket 2 is a serious bit of kit for the cinemetographer. But could it gain fans who fancy a more aggressive approach to street photography?