Friday, September 25, 2020

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?

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 M10-D: Digital for the next decade

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Want a simple, high-quality digital camera that will last you into the 2030s? Look no further than Leica's unique M10-D, the screenless wonder

Leica R3 vs Minolta XE Comparison

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Here's an introduction to Analog Insights, a YouTube channel devoted to the use of film cameras in the digital age. Let's start with a comparison between the Leica R3 and the Milolta XE

Laos in the analogue age — and a Leica M6

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Jean Perenet's adventures in Laos with the trusty Ricoh GR prompts me to delve into the archives to find my Leica M6 images taken in Laos 15 years ago....

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.

Leica’s Kaufmann: We’re not a museum, we will move with the times

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Leica still produces two film cameras, the MP and the M-A and they sell in sufficient quantities to justify their existance. But, as this article points out, Leica isn't a museum and has to move with the times.

Keeping over-exposure under control

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Does film cope better with highlights? Does digital bring more recovery potential from underesposed areas. It's a complex issue but we reached a conclusion

The painful progress from film to digital photography

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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.

Romania: Travels in Transylvania

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At the start of the new millennium I visited Translyvania on three occasions. Working with a local translator/fixer, I documented life in the Szekely region that had changed very little in hundreds of years.