Friday, July 10, 2020

Mark Cohen exhibition at Leica Gallery London

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Since Leica Gallery London opened in February, the new destination has hosted inspiring exhibitions of iconic Leica photographers. The next exhibition follows...

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 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

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

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.

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

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.

Miss Silverstone meets Signorina Monza, disappointment

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John made an unscheduled visit to Monza in 1981 and encountered some interesting seating arrangements on the plane and in the stadium....

Capturing Old Winston’s funeral and Young Winston’s election

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Don Morley was on hand to record the funeral of Winston Churchill and the electioneering of Young Winston....

Darkest Hour: A half-frame camera and a historic record

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John experiences the darkest hour and rummages around for some topical photographs.....