Review: Leica APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2

The APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 is a significant lens announcement for Leica, but more than that it's a lovely lens of peerless quality. Something to be used as a standard lens by the discerning photographer for years to come.

Leica launches benchmark APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH

After nearly 70 years from its introduction, the Leica M-Mount range cointinues to expand and to explore new heights of optical excellence. The new 35mm Apo-Summicron-M joins its 50mm sibling in taking the venerable standard into the new world of high-resolution sensors...

Brilliant Quality: Zeiss Ikon rangefinder camera with 25/2.8 and 35/2.8 and 50/2 ZM lenses

I have to admit, our The M Files series feels a bit like a sad walk through the camera museum so far. You read...

Macfilos mailing list interruption

Apologies to our mailing list subscribers who have not received updates since Monday this week. There is a problem with the system, and we...

SIGMA 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN launched

Sigma's new L-Mount 28-70mm F2.8 is fast, light and very compact. It has all the makings of a good carry around lens for travel and general photography.

Dreams of Summertime: Leica’s APO-Summicron-SL 28 f/2 ASPH

Jonathan tests the new Leica 28mm Apo-Summicron L-Mount lens ...

Leica launches 28mm APO-Summicron-SL lens

The fifth Summicron prime for Leica's SL camera launches today. The 28mm Summicron will cost £4.050, including tax, in the UK, and joins its 35, 50, 75 and 90mm siblings...

Panasonic 70-300 F4.5-5.6 Macro for L-Mount

The range of lenses for the L-Mount continues to grow. Panasonic launches the 70-300 F4.5-5.6 Macro in its standard collection...

Retro Style: Rollei 35 RF with Sonnar 40/2.8

The M Files, Part 4: Jörg-Peter's journey into the past continues with the Rollei RF, another non-Leica camera which featured the Leica M Mount.

London Freezes: Tides soar, temperatures plummet, Pretty Polly comes out to play

London, by and large, has a mild climate. The weather is what the British call, with euphemistic understatement, "changeable". Most of us wouldn't have...

Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1.2: An Appreciation

Jonathan assesses the newly resurrected 50mm Leica Noctilux f/1.2, first produced in 1966 and now reissued as a retro delight for Leica fans...

Leica announces Noctilux-M 50 f/1.2 ASPH lens

Fifty-five years after the 50mm Noctilux-M f/1.2 stunned the photographic world, Leica today announces a reincarnation of this fabled lens. With just 1,800 examples for the world market, it is sure to be in high demand...

The M Files: Not quite Leica M… But really interesting

The hype seems never-ending: used Leica M film cameras continue to post new price records on the second-hand market. A good copy of the...

Solitude, a dog, a bicycle and a new-found love for Leica

During the 2020 lockdown, Roderick Field found solitude, a Patterdale Terrier, a bicycle and a new love for all things Leica

Three new compact Sigma primes for L-Mount

Since the formation of the L-Mount Alliance in 2018, there has been demand for lighter and smaller system lenses, particularly to suit cameras such as the Sigma fp and Panasonic S5. Now Sigma has added to it's Contemporary range with three keenly priced primes...