Leica M11 firmware version 1.6 brings new functionality to rangefinder flagship

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The latest firmware for the Leica M11 is now available for download. M11 Firmware version 1.6 adds new FOTOS options and extended functionality in...

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 M4: The story of one of Leica’s most popular rangefinders

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Mike was asked for help in connection with an article to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Leica M4. He has put together a brief history of one of the world's favourite non-metered rangefinders.....

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

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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.

The M Files Encore: five particularly recommendable M-Mount lenses

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One of the major attractions of Leica's venerable M system is the astonishingly wide range of lenses, not just from Leica but from some of the best-known names in the history of lens technology...

A few days in Berlin with the Voigtländer 50mm F2 APO-Lanthar

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Berlin with the Leica M10 and a nifty-fifty lens, this time the superb Voigtländer 50mm f/2 Apo-Lanthar...

Forgotten innovation: Minolta CLE with 40/2, 28/2.8 and the 21mm wide-angles

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The M Files continues with an overview of the Minolta CLE, a rangefinder that was ahead of its time...
technical illustration of Contax Planar 50/1.4 (ex Y/C Mount, left, conversion by Skyllaney), Contax Planar 45/2 (ex G Mount, right, conversion by Funleader)

The M Files (15): Contax Planar lenses by Zeiss, converted for M Mount

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This review covers two Carl Zeiss Contax Planar lenses that were originally made for other camera systems but converted for Leica M Mount: The Planar 50/1.4 by Skyllaney and the Planar 45/2 by Funleader.

The M Files (13): Three Konica M-Hexanon lenses – one of them is a...

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Konica produced several lenses for their film-loading rangefinder camera, the Hexar RF. This article reviews the M-Hexanon 28/2.8, 90/,2.8 and the bi-focal lens 21-35/3.4-4.

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

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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...
Voigtländer APO 35, 50 and 90

The M Files (14): Voigtländer APO 35, 50 and 90 – the attack on...

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APO, that was once almost a synonym for Leica. And to this day, spectacular apochromatic lens designs come from Wetzlar. But at Voigtländer/ Cosina,...

Pieca: A Raspberry Pi camera system for M-Mount lenses

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Still looking for a new Leica under four grand? Why not try the entry level Peica for size?

Rangefinder versus EVF: Is the SL2-S the better M11?

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Many Leica fans continue to wish for an M camera with built-in electronic viewfinder. But this is unlikely. Jörg-Peter believes that the SL2 and SL2-S fill this need: A camera with EVF that loves playing with manual M lenses...

Rene the dark horse and hi-res Wilson join the queue. But new Leica delights...

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What's next for Leica: Codenames of two new models, rumours of an M camera with EVF and the revival of another vintage film camera...

The M Files (11): Distagon revisited — the Zeiss Distagon ZM 18 and 35...

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The M-mount saga continues as Jörg-Peter looks at two alternative Zeiss ZM lenses for Leica and other M-mount cameras...