Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

Grubb lenses helped prove the Theory of Relativity

One hundred years ago a machine constructed in Dublin, using Grubb lenses, was used during the solar eclipse to help prove Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

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.

Leica M10: Street photography in New York City

Dan Baker took his Leica M10 and a couple of lenses to New York City for an educational foray into street 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.

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…..

Leica Q strip-down: Now put it all back together again

If you have half a day to spare, get out your magnetic screwdriver and dismantle your £4,000 Leica Q into a pile of spare parts and tiny screws. It's therapeutic.

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....