Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Ricoh GRD IV, a retrospective view in Le Havre

An old digital camera, a tiny sensor but plenty good enough for a tour of Le Havre in Normandy. Jean demonstrates that newest isn't always bestest.

That rear screen on your camera: Is it there for composition or chimping?

To chimp or not to chimp? To view on the screen or to use exclusively your viewfinder? What should you do? Mike takes a look at the conflict...

Reid Reviews: Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN For Leica L-Mount

Reid Reviews is one of the most useful places to get a detailed impartial review of a wide range of lenses for M and L mounts — plus many others.

Jony Ive at the National Portrait Gallery

A visit to the National Portrait Gallery in London to see Gursky's portrait of Jonathan Ive at the new Apple Park in Cupertino

Leica Q strip-down: Now put it all back together again

If you have half a day to spare, get out your magnetic screwdriver and dismantle your £4,000 Leica Q into a pile of spare parts and tiny screws. It's therapeutic.

Toronto over the past 40 years: An introduction

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

Lever thumb rest for Leica M10-D’s secret admirers

Always wanted the screenless wonder, the Leica M10-D, but would suffer screen withdrawal symptoms? Go cold turkey with this new faux advance lever which doubles as a thumb rest.

Leica products could face 25% import tariff in USA

The looming trade war between the USA and the EU could see a 25% surcharge applied to Leica products and other photographic equipment imported from Europe.

Leica SL2: Will there be a 24MP version?

Within the next six weeks we will have a new Leica SL, the SL2. How near in specification will it be to Panasonic's existing S1R? And what is the future for the M rangefinder as sensor sizes continue to grow?

Sigma’s full-frame L-Mount fp camera could sell for less than £1,900

According to the latest rumours, the world's smallest full-frame mirrorless camera, the Sigma fp, will cost under £1,900, some £1,000 less than previously thought