Sunday, January 17, 2021

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...

Leica à la carte: Last servings from Red Dot Cameras

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Fancy something tasty? A london camera store has secured a unique batch of customised Leica MP film cameras? Leica's a la carte service might be off the menu, but you can still grab a camera that will last a lifetime...

Can you have your medium format kaka and eat it? Hasselblad’s first generation X1D...

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As the great lyricist and philosopher queen Britney Spears once said: “Oops, I did it again!” Bought another camera, that is… Yes, I know...

Leica cameras of the 20th Century: A video presentation from noted expert, William Fagan

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William Fagan's presentation to LHSA members on old Leicas from the mid-1920s to the end of the century has been a great success. Macfilos readers now have the chance to watch the video. We also include a special membership offer and the opportunity to take part in a competition to win a Leica M10-R body.

Kodak: The end of an American Moment

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Mike Evans and Don Morley reflect on one of the titans of the photographic world, the great Kodak company...

Babsky’s Radio Daze: Leica heard but not seen

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A bit of inspiration at 2 am and David was invited to become a regular BBC Radio contributor on the subject of "how to become a professional photographer". His Radio Daze are recalled here.

Leica M System: In praise of simplicity and longevity

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Judging by the rapid-fire arrival of M-mount lenses, you'd think Leica's cameras were the best-sellers. But no, the secret of the success of the M system lies in simplicity, mechanical excellence and the resulting longevity.

Leica’s remarkably successful Teens

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Leica enters the Twenties with optimism and a record of success. It is a far different company from the one that entered the past decade with just the M9 in its full-frame armoury.

Harley days, career decisions and a Hoggiefest.

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Out of the blue, John found himself boss of Harley-Davidson for Australia and New Zealand. As ever, a camera was to hand....

Wetzlar camera auction on October 5 — catalogue available

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The first Wetzlar Camera auction, organised by world-renowned expert and local dealer, Lars Netopil, takes place on October 5, 2019.