Friday, September 25, 2020

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...

New Panasonic S5 picture leaked

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Newly leaked pictures of the forthcoming Panasonic S5 show an S1 lookalike. The camera is said to be arriving in early September.

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.

Nagaland: Traditions and a close encounter with a retired headhunter

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Farhiz records some of the more remote areas of India's Nagaland – and manages to avoid the head hunters...

Sigma announces new 85mm f/1.4 for L Mount

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Sigma's new 85mm f/1.4 is designed specifically for mirrorless cameras and is available in L-Mount and E-Mount. It is 45% lighter than its predessor and offers high performance in a compact body.

Dave Seargeant helps investigate a 143-year-old murder

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Regular Macfilos author and Leica owner, Dave Seargeant, gives comfort to the grandson of Louis Staunton who was convicted of murder committed in south London in April, 1877. Find our more here...