Monday, December 5, 2022

Xiaomi 12S Ultra Concept Phone: Is this the new entry-level Leica?

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Leica fans are looking for a lighter entry-level camera following the untimely death of the Leica CL and the APS-C line. So could this new Xiaomi concept fill the gap. Mike has reservations...

Review: Leica Classic Steel-Rim Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 and a look at the new M6...

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Jonathan Slack reviews the new-old Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 after a year of testing. And takes a look at the new classic M6 film camera...

Leica’s new steel-rim Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 joins the Classic Line of lenses

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One of the most notable fast, wide angle lenses of all time, the 1961 Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 is today relaunched as a part of the Classic Line of lenses. Dubbed by Leica as the "true king of bokeh", the lens bears the classic "steel rim" and is compact and very light - only 200g...

Leica’s Stefan Daniel on the retirement of the Leica CL and some hints for...

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Leica Society members had the opportunity to quiz Leica's Stefan Daniel on upcoming developments during last week's annual confernece in Dublin. Mike was there to summarise the discussion...

New: Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH

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Leica's star 35mm lens, the Summilux, gets a makeover that includes a 40 cm minimum focus distance and a sleek new body with integral hood...

Sigma’s latest 20mm and 24mm Art lenses for L-mount

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Sigma's two new fast wide-angle lenses for L-mount reviewed...

Review of the Leitz 85mm Summarex whets the appetite for fast vintage glass

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Made for the pro, the fast Leitz Summarex 85mm is reviewed by Michael Nguyen for Japan Camera Hunter...

Can the Canon R10 and Canon R7 Replace the Leica CL?

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Is Leica's decision to discontinue the APS-C range drawing you towards other makes. Steve argues that both Canon and Fujifilm are beckoning ex-CL fans

Leica M11 firmware update 1.5.0.1 (and more)

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It's easy to overlook firmware updates. News of the latest Leica M11 firmware prompts Mike to a firmware fest of updates on three product ranges...

On Parade: Independence Day through a Leica lens

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Keith captures the diversity of a typical July 4 celebratory parade — this in Coronado, California — as the event starts moving after hours of behind-the-scenes preparation...