Friday, September 25, 2020

Monochrom: It’s broody, black and has amazing dynamic range

What could be more batlike than a stealthy black camera, without a red dot, that takes only black and white photographs? Hitch...

Sofort! Is this Leica instant camera for real?


Is this is new Minstax? Could Leica be going instant?

FrankenLeica: A 1954 M3 with a difference

The FrankenLeica began life as a 1954 double-stroke M3, just like mine, until David Lykes Keenan got his hands on it: ...

Leica Apo-Vario-Elmarit-SL specification update

When I was preparing the announcement of the new Leica Apo-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm lens on March 16 I noticed that there appeared to...

Macfilos and the Leica Q set off for Hong Kong


Hong Kong has always been a magnet for photographers but it’s a long time since I paid a visit. So today I am off for a couple of weeks exploring the sights of the city and, I hope, taking the opportunity to get in some street photography.

Leica M: Rumours, damned rumours and statistics


Macfilos isn't a rumour site and we prefer to wait for official announcements. But it is becoming increasingly difficult to overlook the raft of seemingly plausible hints....

Peter Bolton, 1929-2014: Farewell to an old friend

My old friend Peter Bolton has died at the age of 85 after a long illness. Peter was one of the leading lights of...

Leica M10 propels UK subsidiary to record results, outstrips Leica’s world growth


Leica UK outperformed Leica's global growth in 2017 thanks to enormous demand for the new M10....

Leica M after two years, M10 would have been simpler

Breaking the sequence of M camera models with M instead of the M10 is said to have been a nod to Apple with its...