Saturday, August 24, 2019

EISA Awards 2019: No Leica gongs but kudos for L-mount Alliance

Panasonic S1R is the best advanced full frame camera of 2019 and Sigma pulls off two major zoom lens accolades in EISA Awards

Macfilos: Tip on viewing images

There's a quick way to enlarge and scroll through images in a Macfilos photo feature...

Leica announces APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 lens

Another exciting prime comes to the L-mount Alliance family in the shape of Leica's 50mm APO-Summicron-SL.

Camara Attacks: My pictures aren’t worth a ransom, so there

Pay up or you'll lose your pictures: Hacking and ransomware comes to a camera near you....

Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN lens for L-Mount: First impressions

Sigma's relatively inexpensive 45mm f/2.8 Contemporary lens is a fine addition to any Leica SL or Panasonic S1/R camera. It comes closer to Leica quality than the modest price tag would suggest.

Billingham launches new Hadley Pro 2020 system bag

Billingham's much-loved Hadley Pro has been upgraded with new features and a "2020" design label. Frequent travellers will appreciate the new rear strap to attach to luggage.

Under £500 for a 75mm f/1.25 light monster. Is it for real?

Thinking of buying the £10,250 Leica 75mm Noctilux. Just for a moment, perhaps? But what about £450 for this 7Artisans look-similar. Is it worth a punt?

Leica Q2 Firmware Update 1.1 tackles RAW-file issue

The new firmware for Leica's Q2 addresses the problem Lightroom users have experienced when attemting to process RAW files created with the Continuous Super Speed setting.

Leica Q2 price rises in Germany

German dealers are telling customers that the back-ordered Leica Q2 will go up by €200 on September 1. No news on the UK situation but the falling sterling could soon cause further problems.

CCD Celebration: Refurbished M9s with à la carte now available from Wetzlar

Introduction I was visiting Wetzlar early in July and visited the new Customer Care Reception (where the store used...