George James, 1942-2018

My friend George is dead. He had known for many months that he had little time left after his seven-year battle with cancer. But he set his heart on one last Christmas Day which he enjoyed with his family around him. Having achieved his goal, he died peacefully in his own bed on Saturday morning. 

Leica Q and my Photo of the Year

John has chosen his photo of the year — and it was taken in Rumania with the Leica Q…..

Confessions of a Leica beta tester

Jonathan Slack has been beta-testing pre-production Leicas for a decade. But is it all beer and skittles? Jonathan lifts the veil on the hard slog of aiming for perfection.

Leica fan Andrew Kim joins Apple’s design team

Designers admire Leica products. That’s for sure, and Andrew Kim, who has just moved from Tesla to Apple, is no exception…..

Lightroom adds support for Leica M10-P, M10-D and D-Lux 7

Lightroom now supports Leica’s new D-Lux 7, M10-P and M10-D cameras

Arte di Mano cases for latest Leica cameras

Arte di Mano, a connoisseur option in Leica cases, have introduced a range to cover the Leica CL, D-Lux 7 and C-Lux.

The refuelling of remote communities

Phil Coomes, a keen Leica enthusiast and curator of The Leica Society’s Circle D monthly photographic competition, has just completed a magnificent photo essay on rural fuel stations for the BBC website.

Has digital camera technology reached a plateau of excellence?

Digital image quality has now reached a point where it is tempting to say that it cannot be improved. It’s not true, of course. Everything can be improved. But do we need it? Have we reached a plateau in development?

Paklenica National Park, Croatia: Part Two

Kevin continues his exploration of the Paklenica National Park in Croatia

Agfa Silette comes back to life after 50 years

Mike remembers his first proper camera — after a series of hand-me-down Box Brownies and Kodak folders — and how much it cost him....