Monday, January 20, 2020

RIP: The man who looked left

Out street shooting with the Leica X-Vario and look what I found next to the crossing of Oxford Street at Rathbone Place:...

Jony Ive Leica M arrives at last

The new aluminium-bodied Leica M has arrived at last. Designed by Apple's Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson, the one-off camera and lens will be...

Sony: Full-frame NEX to arrive this month

Rumours of the expected full-frame E-mount NEX camera from Sony are coming thick and fast. There are said to be two...

Street Photography: Roman Road market in London

One of the best ways to improve your confidence in street photography is to go out shooting with at least one other...

Review: Classic Cases for Leica M cameras

Leather half-cases are one of the most sought-after accessories for Leica M cameras. Somehow they perfectly complement the retro image of...

Leica C greets pimped-up Granddad

If the Leica X-Vario is the mini M, as Leica's much derided pre-release marketing campaign would have had us believe, the...

Leica Monochrom: Living in black and white

I just posted a lengthy review on the Leica Monochrom over on Macfilos/photo. Read it here.

Leica Monochrom: Life in black and white

Two months in and I love my Leica Monochrom like no other. Whatever is said about the restrictions of black and white or the excessive cost of this camera, the fact is that the MM is unique[1] and a classic in the making.

Leica Akademie: New boys at school

One of the little-known benefits of buying a Leica camera is the free one-to-one introductory course at the Leika Akademie. Buyers...

Simple Cameras: Must be Leicas

Mike Johnson of The Online Photographer blog writing about simple cameras: But camera manufacturers don't seem constitutionally capable of making...