Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Leica X Vario: More confirmation of the spec

Leica's X Vario, to be launched next week, is now an open secret. Unless there is a major conspiracy theory of massive...

Agfa Silette breaks silence after 50 years

Two weeks ago, at photo fair at the Royal Horticultural Hall in Victoria, I came across a good example of an...

Leica X Vario: It exists, it is coming

The Leica X Vario exists, I now believe. There are too many coincidences here and on the balance of probabilities the French leak is...

Leica Mini M: A bad joke or midsummer madness?

Pondering overnight on the "leaked" Leica Mini M, or Leica X Vario as I think I can read from the top...

Leica Mini revealed in rumour

The new Leica Mini M is almost certainly an X2, APS-C sensored compact with a zoom lens. The current X2 is has a fixed...

Leica M Mini in tease announcement

Leica is teasing us with a new camera, the M Mini, to be announced on June 11. This is probably not what it seems,...

Books and newspapers: The digital revolution

According to research by the Literacy Trust, schoolchildren in Britain who read on electronic devices are less likely to be regular...

SteamTrains: West Somerset Railway booming

My friend Ralf Meier of Trainphilos.com is a frequent visitor to Britain, drawn inexorably by the multitude or railway museums and heritage railways. He...

Slaughter of the lambs: Greek Easter finale

Easter here in Greece is over at last. None will be more relieved than the few lambs still on their four legs. Easter in...

Mykonos, Easter week 2013 and a Sony RX1

This year, as usual, I am having two Easters, one on the Gregorian calendar and one here, in Greece, on the...