Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Bièvres Photo Fair: Leica M body prices soar

Another Bièvres Photo Fair bites the dust and Mike discovered that Leica M camera bodies are rising faster than inflation

Leica lenses on the new Panasonic Lumix S1

Thinking of buying the Panasonic Lumix S1 to replace your Leica SL, or perhaps as a vehicle for your M or SL/TL lenses. Initial results are encouraging.

Bill Palmer’s Passion: Fuji is the Leica of the new Millennium

Bill converted from Leica and turned to his new religion, Fuji. He has some clear views on why Fuji is now taking over as the Leica of the new Millennium. Read on....

Photo competitions: Make the most of your pictures

Entering competitions can be a rewarding and even lucrative pastime. Here's how to make more of your photography

Arte di Mano Q2 case arrives at Macfilos

There's a new arrival at Macfilos: Arte di Mano's very ingenious half case which provides a complete solution to accessing the separate battery and SD compartmers. And it's a quality item, too.

Stabilisation is now a box-tickers’ essential

DPReview has said that in future the absence of in-body stabilisation in a camera system will be regarded as a definite con. No longer is it seen as an option, it's definitely a necessity. Macfilos investigates....

Trundling along on the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

A wonderful day, a newish car and a mooch along one of England’s heritage railways, preserved and maintained entirely by volunteer labour…..

Fuji XM-FL vs XF 23mm: The most fun you can have with your lenses...

Last year Fuji brought out a bit of an oddity, a body cap lens. The XM-FL is only available in Japan as at time of writing. In order to get hold of mine I had to resort to eBay and part with seventy-five quid and get it shipped halfway around the world. Two weeks after pressing the button it arrived; possibly the lightest lens-containing parcel I have ever received.

Leica à la carte off the menu

Leica's à la carte service is for the chop. So get your orders in before the end of May if you want your very own customised rangefinder.

Leica M6 versus auto-exposure M7

If you want the most up-to-date Leica film camera, incorporating the same auto exposure you will find on the M10, then the choice is clear — it's the current Leica M7. But the pre-auto cameras with light metering, including the superseded M6 and the current MP, that seem to attract most followers. Why is this?