Long Tongued Bat scoops British retailer’s Photographer of the Year award

An inaugural photography competition, organized by The London Camera Exchange, has delivered some truly exceptional images. Both winners and runners-up have set a very high standard across multiple genres.

Quintessential Portugal from the archives: A trip down memory lane in 15 images

It was not until 2016 that we discovered Portugal. If you live in the Europe or the United Kingdom, Portugal is right up there with Spain as a top holiday destination. But living here on the other side of the planet, it is not high up our list of ‘must visit’ places…

Street Photography: Diving deep into shadows Down Under

In the first of several forthcoming articles about his newfound interest in street photography, Keith makes the most of some antipodean summer sunshine. It's all about the shadows in Sydney and Auckland.

Leica SL3 Review: Six months with the new L-Mount flagship

The Leica SL3 is here. Jonathan Slack provides the definitive, hand-on review of the latest version of Leica's top-of-the-range mirrorless camera.

On the Road with the Leica Q2: Seattle, the coolest place in The Pacific...

Keith describes the third and final destination visited on his trip to the northwest coast of the United States. Seattle turns out to be not only cool but very photogenic.

Do I Leica It? The latest step in my photographic journey

The author describes his photographic journey from film, with a Pentax camera, through the world of Canon DSLRs, to a mirrorless Leica system. His final conclusion is a surprising one.

The Leica Q2 on the Road: Visiting Victoria, British Columbia

Keith describes the second destination he visited on his trip to the West Coast of Canada. Victoria, BC and its famous Butchart Gardens prove to be superb settings for a travel photographer.

That Was The Year That Was: A review of 2023 at Macfilos

As we head into 2024, it's a good opportunity to reflect on the year that's just ended. Here’s a canter through some of the highlights from the perspective of the gang at Macfilos

My friend Tony Vidler and his astounding Gear Acquisition Syndome

Tony Vidler, architectural historian, scholar and photographer in New York City, was an outstanding personality and a prolific camera collector and expert. It's hard to bid him farewell, writes one of his closest friends.

Leica M with EVF: I have the next-best thing

The author sticks his oar into the controversial subject of M-lenses mounted on a camera equipped with an EVF. His choice of camera might come as a surprise to devoted Leica fans.
Product image shows Leica M6 cameras from 1994 and 2023.

The Ten Most-Read Articles of the Quarter: Gear news gets the views

Jason takes us on a quick tour through the most viewed Macfilos articles over the last three months. Gear reviews continue to be tremendously popular with the growing Macfilos readership.

Everyone enjoys a beautiful sunset. Is this the result of evolution?

The author gets to grip with that Instagram favourite - sunsets - exploring both why they are so popular, and what might be good strategies for capturing a memorable image of one.

The Leica Q2 Goes to Brunch: La búsqueda de los huevos benedictinos definitivos continúa

I have it on good authority that global consumption of Eggs Benedict has increased over the last several quarters. I attribute this to an...

Brand Loyalty: A love affair with the Ricoh GR and its 28mm field of...

Brand loyalty is something that Leica aficionados know all about. Many readers of Macfilos would never look at another brand, let alone buy an alien camera. But the Ricoh GR range inspires similar loyalty, as Jean Perenet tells us….

A Photographic Road Trip Across the Western United States: The final leg

Part two of a photographic trip across the Southwest of the United States, beginning in Colorado, brings us all the way to California. Along the way, we get to enjoy some spectacular views of the Grand Canyon.