Thursday, September 29, 2022

Review: The 2022 Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux ASPH close focus

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While retaining the optical excellence of the ten-year-old 35 mm Summilux, the new 2022 design features a 40 cm close-focus distance, a new 11-blade aperture and an integral twist-out hood. Jonathan Slack believes it is a compelling purchase...

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...

New Leica film camera to be announced in October

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#filmisnotdead — Leica is using the popular hashtag in the run-up to the launch of a new film camera in October. It is said to be a remake of the popular M6 and could even be a limited editior of just 500 bodies...

Reflections on the death of The Queen

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For us in Britain, this has been a profoundly moving day. Most Britons have never known life without Queen Elizabeth II as their head...

Leica Cine 1 ultra-short-throw projector

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Leica's Cine 1 ultra-short-throw projector will "revolutionise the way you watch TV"...

Macfilos Service Update: Temporary error on page views

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You may have noticed that the page views showing at the top of individual posts have been extremely low since we moved to the...

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...

All set for the LHSA Dublin conference in October

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The LHSA annual conference takes place this year in Dublin, Ireland and Macfilos will be there...

Perspective Control comes to Leica SL2 models in the latest firmware update

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Firmware updates are now available for the Leica SL2 (version 5.0) and SL2-S (version 4.0). Included is the useful Perspective Control feature already seen on the Leica M11.

A brief interlude with the Gorbachevs

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I cannot say I have met many world leaders, but the one who sticks in my memory is Mikhail Gorbechev when he came for dinner...