Friday, July 19, 2019

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...

Productivity ancient and modern

Ancient and modern: A traditional scholar peeks into the 21st century in this bronze group snapped in a Beijing street. It's...

Leica M arrives: First impressions

At last my new all-black Leica M (Type 240) has arrived and I have been playing with it for the past three...

Unlocking hidden value in Leica cameras

This morning I spent an entertaining hour at the Leica Akademie in London's Mayfair. At long last I had got round to redeeming the...

Leica M: Quick initial impressions

Today I had my first opportionity to lay hands on the new Leica M (Typ 240). The all-black camera was the first display model...

Leica M: On its way at last, in next few days

Fans have been waiting six months for the prematurely announced Leica M, the first M rangefinder body to feature live view...

Leica Digilux 2: Blast from the past, still blasting

Ten years after its introduction, the Leica Digilux 2 still has a cult following. Does this give the lie to the concept of digital rot?

Blast from the past: Leica Digilux 2

For some time I've been on the lookout for an old Leica Digilux 2, a ten-year-old design that is still respected...

Leica M9 and 35mm Summilux

After praising the little Fuji X-E1 with Leica lenses back in November, I returned with new enthusiasm to my Leica M9 and...