Saturday, July 4, 2020

Douglas So: Leica collector extraordinaire

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Douglas So, one of the world's foremost Leica collectors, in this interview with the Leica Camera Blog...

10 cameras that shaped my photographic life. And look, Ma, no Leica!

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David takes a trip into the past and selects the ten cameras that have had the biggest impact on his photographic life.

Digital distancing at the sofa pub and locks down in Middle England

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Meet Tom's sofa pub where he can meet all his best friends while observing strict digital distancing. And there's really no excuse for all those wayward heads when locks down comes to Middle England...

Sony RX100V: Is it the travel camera for me?

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Could this second-hand Sony RX100 Mark V be the holy-grail-type travel camera Wayne is seeking? Or will Panasonic keep his attention. Let's find out...

India: Assam, Bihu and the world’s largest river island

Assam is the gateway to many of the north-eastern states of India. On our way to one of them, our drive from the airport in Guwahati to the first night-stop took a little over six hours, which includes stopping along the way to stretch our legs but also because it was a Thursday.

The Leica prototype that could fetch two million

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Auction prices for early Leica cameras can sometimes astound. Will this rare O-Series prototype from 1921 sell for over €2m? Anything is possible, says William Fagan.

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.

The Coastal Express, a Norwegian institution

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God Dag! Described as “the world’s most beautiful sea voyage,” the round trip from Bergen to Kirkenes and back...

Vintage Cameras: 86-years-old and still Perfekta

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Vintage Quest: An outing with the venerable Welta Perfekta and a brief dalliance with the Contessa Nettel Cocarette

Nepal: Scars from the 2015 earthquake.

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Following the scars of the 2015 Nepal earthquake, Jean scrapes back to France just in time to avoid the COVID-19 border closures.