Saturday, August 24, 2019

Small Sensor = Think Differently

Big sensor, small sensor, big camera, small camera: The decision process becomes acute when you have to carry all your gear at ultra-high altitudes. Wayne made the choice in the early days of digital photography.

Exploring London’s Brick Lane markets with the Leica X Vario

The second of two articles in which Kevin takes his Leica X Vario to Brick Lane for some street photography; this time he explores the markets.

Cameras at Everest, a century apart

A Kodak Vest-Pocket camera was lost on Everest 95 years ago. If it is ever found it could prove that the mountain was conquered some 30 years earlier than the history books say.

Landscaping with the Fujifilm 50-140mm f/2.8 WR OIS XF

A wide-angle lens isn't always the best choice for landscape photography. David experiments with longer focal lengths with the Fujifilm 50-140mm f/2.8 and the 2x teleconverter

FujiFilm X20: The unique retro travel camera still impresses

Jason discovered an old flame lurking in a second-hand camera shot. And the unique X20 still impresses…..

Bièvres Photo Fair: Leica M body prices soar

Another Bièvres Photo Fair bites the dust and Mike discovered that Leica M camera bodies are rising faster than inflation

Laos in the analogue age — and a Leica M6

Jean Perenet's adventures in Laos with the trusty Ricoh GR prompts me to delve into the archives to find my Leica M6 images taken in Laos 15 years ago....

Street photography in East London’s Brick Lane

The first of two articles in which Kevin takes his Leica X1 and X Vario cameras to Brick Lane for some street photography and discovers its rich street art culture.

Upper Teesdale through the lens of the Leica X (Typ 113)

The Leica X (Typ 113) sets out to capture the breathtaking scenery of the falls in Upper Teesdale, England

Four good reasons and one barely adequate justification to shoot with a rangefinder

Why does the rangefinder, as a design, persist into the modern era? There are actually five reasons.....