Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Yorkshire’s Jurassic Coast: Favourite stretch of magnificent scenery

Everyone needs a favourite bit of the world. And for Dave, the North Yorkshire Jurassic coast hits all the buttons. Here he takes a scenic view with the Nikon Df and the Leica X.

Leica special editions: Desaturated or brassy?

Here's a couple more Leica special editions to squirrel away for a rainy day. Try the desaturated CL or the brassy M10-P.

Leica to issue dedicated FOTOS for iPad

The iPad is moving away from the iPhone's limitations and becoming a real workhorse which, in many cases, could replace a Mac. Developers are acknowledging this change, including Leica with a new version of Leica FOTOS made fro the iPad.

Huge mirrorless lenses are here to stay

Huge prime lenses for professional mirrorless cameras are here to stay. The weight and size advantage of early mirrorless designs have been squandered. Only the Leica M system keeps the compact flag flying.

Leica raises UK prices of lenses and accessories

As from October 1 most Leica lenses and accessories have risen in price by between 1.5 and 4.4 percent. Bodies, with the exception of the Q2 and D-Lux, are unaffected.

Technology could be the end of luxury, possibly even in the camera industry

Could the rise of technology, including computational photography and smart wearable devices spell the end of long-life luxury goods?

First impressions: Voigtländer Nokton 75mm f/1.5

The new Voigtländer Nokton 75mm is an interesting lens, offering competition for the Leica Summilux or, even, the extremely expensive f/1.25 Noctilux....

Ten days in Turkey: Ephesus and Pamukkale

When Kevin exchanged modern airport terminals for ancient ruins — and one of the world’s natural wonders.

Macfilos Advertising: A quick link to ARRI

Following an advertisement all the way to Charlotte Street and a dose of cine

Fuji X-Pro 3 with hidden back screen

What do you think of Fuji's new XPro 3 with its novel rear info screen? I think it will appeal to Fuji buyers who tend to be more conservative and traditional. It's almost as interesting as the Leica M10-D!