Saturday, August 24, 2019

Leica lenses on the new Panasonic Lumix S1

Thinking of buying the Panasonic Lumix S1 to replace your Leica SL, or perhaps as a vehicle for your M or SL/TL lenses. Initial results are encouraging.

The painful progress from film to digital photography

After a lifetime of professional photography, Don Morley was thrust into the digital deep end back in 2002. He survived and has found new enthusiasm.

Fuji X-T2: Of herons, eels and humans

The wildlife photographer’s lot is waiting for the decisive moment. David set out to the River Dee with hope and was not disappointed when he met a compliant heron….

Photo competitions: Make the most of your pictures

Entering competitions can be a rewarding and even lucrative pastime. Here's how to make more of your photography

Fuji X-T2 and the Gannets of Muriwai Beach

David took his Fuji X-T2 and 50-140mm f/2.8 Fujinon to shoot some gannets in New Zealand.....

William Hannah’s notebook and the Dumas Dad Montblanc

I have a soft spot for notebooks and writing implements. So what better gift to receive than one of William Hannah’s finely crafted British notebooks and a Montblanc collectors’ item to use with it?

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…..

28mm Focal Length: Far too wide or good all rounder?

The Leica Q had been a huge success despite some initial concerns that the fixed 28mm focal length was too wide for all-round use. David Askham explains why the Q glories in its wide-angle Summilux…..

Agfa Silette comes back to life after 50 years

Mike remembers his first proper camera — after a series of hand-me-down Box Brownies and Kodak folders — and how much it cost him....

Vive la Difference: Leica X1 and X2 compacts compared

The Leica X1 an X2 35mm-focal-length compacts have become something of a digital classic. Wayne has been out with both cameras for a back-to-back comparison and discovered some interesting differences in output