Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Leica firmware updates for SL System

Leica has introduced a major firmware update for the SL system, with improvements for both videographers and photographers. The new focus point toggle is probably a minor feature but will be welcomed by many stills photographers...

Leica-Lumix L-mount Lowdown: Perspectives and Permutations

WARNING! LEICA GEAR-NERD CONTENT The following article contains material that may be harmful, traumatising, or infuriating to Sony, Canon, Fuji or Nikon users  READER DISCRETION ADVISED I began...

Back in Black: In silhouette at the beach

Shadows are the gift that keeps on giving for aficionados of modern art and abstract photography. They enrich the complexity of architectural features and colours through imposition of diagonals and curves in deeper shades, adding subtle Euclidean geometrical shapes that please the eye.

It’s freezing: Capturing a fleeting moment in time

Keith takes his camera out in Southern California to freeze some action around the beaches

The Golden Fields of Ziro Valley

Baro and I were now on the road to Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh...

Leica V Lux 114: A fish out of water

Leica's V Lux has always been known as a sort of Swiss Army knife of cameras. With its 360 mm reach, it is extremely versatile. But is it a fish out of water at the Australian MotoGP?

Architecture meets sculpture in black and white

Through Instagram, as well as via articles in Macfilos, I can see extraordinary continued interest in black and white photography, and that certain subjects lend themselves beautifully to this monochromatic medium....

Panasonic’s new block on the block is one L of a camera

The latest Lumix camera, the BS1H, doesn’t even take photographs. It’s one of the new breed of dedicated video cameras that is becoming increasingly popular.

L-mount Alliance: Three candles and a bewildering array of lenses

It's hard to believe that the L-mount Alliance is only three years old. It has opened up the market for all three participants, Leica, Panasonic and Sigma and brought in new converts along the way

Entering the L-Mount world – without breaking the bank or your back

So big, so heavy, so expensive: This was the mainstream criticism when Leica released the SL back in 2015. Six years later, L-Mount stands for an alliance with the partners Panasonic and Sigma, and it offers a portfolio of eight camera bodies as well as more than two dozen lenses at all price points. Jörg-Peter looks at an L-mount starter kit featuring Panasonic's S5 camera...