Leica announces the Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 f/5-6.3 telephoto zoom

The range of Leica-branded SL lenses is extended by the new Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 f/5-6.3 telephoto zoom which can be converted to 140-560mm using the new Leica 1.4x extender...

Top ten Macfilos articles in the first two months of 2023

The most-read Macfilos articles during the first two months of 2023: New model news, M4 and older stories get a new lease of life...

Micro four-thirds: Sigma halts development of lenses as demand falls

Sigma will no longer develop lenses for the micro four-thirds system and detects a decline in demand for APS-C optics. The company is moving forward with its range of full-frame lenses...

Mesmerised by the magic of music: a foray into photographing musicians

What better use for a camera is there than taking photographs of people? They are the ultimate, endlessly fascinating subject, are they not? Which...

Leica SL Lenses: New 35 mm and 50 mm Summicrons announced today

A brace of relatively inexpensive 35 mm and 50 mm Summicron lenses today joins the line-up of Leica SL Lenses. Unlike previous SL prime lenses, the Leica Summicron-SL 35 f/2 ASPH and the Leica Summicron-SL 50 f/2 ASPH are both compact and light in weight at just 370g...

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG DN | Art for L-Mount announced

Sigma's new 50mm f/1.4 Art lens for L-Mount offers exceptional optical performance in a lighter body and at a very attractive price of £850/$850

Macfilos Top Posts of all time: 20 out of thousands

At the end of last year we reviewed the top ten posts of 2022 and the response was encouraging, with many readers looking back...

Sigma 60-600 mm Sports: First full-frame 10x ultra-telephoto for mirrorless cameras

Sigma today launches the world's first 10x ultra telephoto lens for mirrorless cameras. Suitable for L and E mounts, the SIGMA 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN | Sports is designed for professional use...

ChatGPT artificial intelligence gets to grips with the world of Leica

ChatGPT, the new AI freeform composer gets to grips with some pretty esoteric Leica stuff. Is it useful, is it about to replace the editor of Macfilos in the near future. Mike sets out to challenge the bot...

First impressions: The tiny but astonishing Leica APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH

Mega performance in a high-quality, very compact lens: That was the objective and the Leica 35mm APO-Summicron-M fitted the bill to a tee...