Leica Strip-down: Don’t try this at home, says Ludivine

Leica compact cameras, including the Q and Q2, can now be serviced in London by Leica Mayfair. M and SL cameras must be sent back to Leica in Wetzlar...

Vivid Velvia: Ten Fujifilm landscape photographs scanned after a quarter century and just ready...

Start with 3,000 Fujifilm Velvia slides and end up with ten landscapes that you'd be proud to hang on your wall. Chris looks back over 25 years of film photography with Fujifulm's vivid Velvia...

Leitz Photographica Auction: Half million record price for military Leica M4

Military green Leica M4 sells for over half a million euros at last Saturday's 41s Leitz Photographica Auction held in Vienna...

Leica M11 firmware version 1.6 brings new functionality to rangefinder flagship

The latest firmware for the Leica M11 is now available for download. M11 Firmware version 1.6 adds new FOTOS options and extended functionality in...

Leica Accessories: Leather case for the Visoflex 2 and a soft leather camera wrap

If you are spending a small fortune on an electronic viewfinder or Leica camera, then you need some very superior leather accessories to keep the treasures safe...

Leica CL: A reluctant goodbye but it’s now time to look to the future

Leica's APS-C range is dead. The CL and TL are no more. So is it time to stop mourning and look to the future? Mike thinks so...

Leica M 246 and 50mm Apo-Summicron: On camera fairs and motoring nostalgia


This morning I set out to visit the South London Camera Fair at Sidcup, Kent, with the new Leica Monochrom (Typ 246) and 50mm Apo-Summicron round my neck. An ordinary sort of Sunday, but an extraordinary combination of camera and lens. After a couple of hours immersed in old cameras I made my way along the M25 in search of old and new motors—always to be found at the Brooklands Motor Museum.

Leica flying high as DJI joins L-Mount Alliance

Leica, Panasonic and Sigma welcome drone-specialist DJI to the successful L-Mount Alliance...

Review: Leica Classic Steel-Rim Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 and a look at the new M6...

Jonathan Slack reviews the new-old Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 after a year of testing. And takes a look at the new classic M6 film camera...

Goodbye Leica X2, hello Panasonic Lumix GX9

When the trust old Leica X2 gave up the ghost, where to turn. Jean Perenet has migrated to the similarly sized Panasonic Lumix GX9, swapping APS-C for micro four-thirds along the way...

Firmware Update: New lens profiles for Leica M10 family

Leica introduces new lens profiles for M10 family of cameras, including the M10-D

Interrupted relationships in the Lockdown of 2020

In the space of six weeks, our horizons have shrunk to what they were 200 years ago. We're in danger of becoming too parochial in these days of house arrest.

Leica M4: The story of one of Leica’s most popular rangefinders


Mike was asked for help in connection with an article to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Leica M4. He has put together a brief history of one of the world's favourite non-metered rangefinders.....

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

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...

Review: Leica APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2

The APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 is a significant lens announcement for Leica, but more than that it's a lovely lens of peerless quality. Something to be used as a standard lens by the discerning photographer for years to come.