Monday, September 28, 2020

Whale-watching Sydney style

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Wayne tries whale photography with his Leica V Lux. But, in the end, he bows to superior talents and a pro Canon rig...

Leica cameras of the 20th Century: A video presentation from noted expert, William Fagan

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William Fagan's presentation to LHSA members on old Leicas from the mid-1920s to the end of the century has been a great success. Macfilos readers now have the chance to watch the video. We also include a special membership offer and the opportunity to take part in a competition to win a Leica M10-R body.

Taking a closer look at the L-Mount line-up: The comprehensive Macfilos lens database

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Macfilos today launches an interactive datasheet of all L-Mount lenses available for use on Pansonic, Leica and Sigma cameras. Use it as your reference point from now on.

Medieval construction site. Medieval Leica digital

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With the much-loved M9 and its CCD sensor now under a bit of a cloud, Jörg-Peter takes an example of this "medieval" digital to a real medieval construction site, Campus Galli, to see what gives...

Can you ever have enough cameras?

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Hello - I’m Andrew. I’ve just published my first article on Macfilos - you can read it here - and I thought...

Panasonic’s rumoured S5 full-frame camera smaller than the micro four-thirds G9?

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With the full specification of the forthcoming Panasonic S5 now leaked, the announcement can be expected soon. It appears that the new camera will be smaller than the micro four-thirds G9 and will compet with the Sony A7III and Nikon Z5 on weight.

Haptic adventures with a medium-format digital back

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After a surfeit of Leica digital M variations, Andrew decided to go old school with Hasselblad, but spiced things up with a digital back...

The Winona Leica M3: Spot the difference

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Whever I see an old Leica used as a prop I have to investigate. This promotional video Squarespace uses an M3. But which M3? And why doesn't it look like Mike's 1954 double-stroke example?

Leica M9 sensor replacement ends. Upgrade to a newer model is now the only...

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Leica announces the end of the sensor-replacement scheme for those M9 models, and derivatives, suffering from the well-documented corrosion problem. Owners of problem cameras can now upgrade to a variety of later cameras.

Fagan Zooms in on Old Leicas

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Macfilos author William Fagan will give a Zoom presentation on old Leica cameras and equipment on August 19. LHSA members should register now to be sure of a place.