Vivid Velvia: Ten Fujifilm landscape photographs scanned after a quarter century and just ready...

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Start with 3,000 Fujifilm Velvia slides and end up with ten landscapes that you'd be proud to hang on your wall. Chris looks back over 25 years of film photography with Fujifulm's vivid Velvia...

My Curated Life: Photography meets poetry with a Persian twist

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In the spirit of breaking new ground and in keeping with Macfilos's coverage of all things Leica and L-mount, here is a variant on...

Rolleiflex: 120 film = more megapixels?

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William has been out and about with his latest acquisition, a Rolleiflex. Just what is it about 120 film he asks?

The M Files Encore: five particularly recommendable M-Mount lenses

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One of the major attractions of Leica's venerable M system is the astonishingly wide range of lenses, not just from Leica but from some of the best-known names in the history of lens technology...

Leica Q2: The perfect full-frame travel camera?

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Is Leica's successful Q2 the ideal travel camera, despite the restructions of its fixed wide-angle lens? Keith sets off for Europe to find out...

Leica 135mm f/4 Elmar: Bargain telephoto for the M

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One of the big advantages of adopting the M system, or using M adaptors on mirrorless cameras, is the incredible range of available lenses at almost any price point. The early 1960s 135mm f/4 Elmar is an effective telephoto choice at a bargain price...

Brilliant Quality: Zeiss Ikon rangefinder camera with 25/2.8 and 35/2.8 and 50/2 ZM lenses

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I have to admit, our The M Files series feels a bit like a sad walk through the camera museum so far. You read...

Swiss Roll: Hidden for 70 years, these photographs were recovered from an ancient Leica...

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I roll of 35mm film exposed two generations ago in Switzerland and Italy. It has remained undeveloped through the decades and now provides a unique and poignant record or a vacation by an unknown family. We would like to get in touch and returned their unseen holiday snaps...

Living like a vampire: Landscape and the Leica Q2 Monochrom

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Monochrome photography for landscapes and mountaineering: The choice between Leica SL2 conversions, the M Monochrom and the new Leica Q2 Monochrom

Leica Q at Five: The camera they got right

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Five years on, Mike takes a look at the impact made by the Leica Q in 2015 and explains why this has been Leica's most successful digital camera to date.
Voigtländer APO 35, 50 and 90

The M Files (14): Voigtländer APO 35, 50 and 90 – the attack on...

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APO, that was once almost a synonym for Leica. And to this day, spectacular apochromatic lens designs come from Wetzlar. But at Voigtländer/ Cosina,...

The Leica alternative: The Leica CL analogue rangefinder with its 40/2 and 90/4

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Jörd-Peter expands The M Files with a discussion on the Leica CL and its lenses.

Leica Cameras: 90 years of photojournalism

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Leica cameras became the choice of photojournalists in the early 1930s and became even more popular with the introduction of the M3, M2 and M4 after 1954. Jörg-Peter Rau is still using the Leica rangefinder in his work for Südkurier in 2020...

Leitz Photographs Auction Shadow and Light: Highlights of the sale in Vienna on November...

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When we think of photographic auctions, emphasis is always on the cameras and equipment. But perhaps it is the photographs that should grab the attention. Here, William Fagan takes us through some of his favourite photographs in the Leitz Auction in Vienna on November 22...

Long-term review: The new Leica M10-R

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Leica's high-resolution M10-R has been in the hands of Jonathan Slack for nearly a year. In that time he has come love the camera and is planning to buy one for keeps.