Saturday, August 15, 2020

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....

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.

Man with a tin bath, man without a camera

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What happens when you see a good shot but have forgotten to carry a camera. These days the smartphone comes to the rescue. But it is such a part of everyday life that we often forget that it‘s there and that is can produce some remarkable results.

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....

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.

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?

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.

In a Pickle: Developing a taste for photography in south London

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Opposite the house where Charlie Chaplin once lived is the pickle factory where Chaplin Senior laboured to support his family. And that...