Saturday, July 4, 2020

Camera stores looted and burned down in US protests

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Over the past 72 hours, at least two well-known camera stores have been put out of business during the protests in the...

Billingham Hadley Small Pro brings requested new features

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The Billingham Hadley Small was always our favourite small-outfit camera bag. But it lacked a handle, a rear pocket and a luggage-trolley strap. Now the Hadley Small Pro brings all these features and also adds a quickly detachable feature to the shoulder strap.

Sigma announces three Contemporary fast APS-C primes for L-Mount

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Sigma has just introduced three fast APS-C primes when the only compatible cameras are Leica's CL and TL2. What's happening here?

Leica SL2 firmware update introduces multi-shot mode with 187MP resolution

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The new version 2.0 of Leica's firmware for the SL2 brings high-resolution mode, bug fixes and some general updates....

Sigma L-Mount lenses bring a new dimension for owners of Leica’s SL cameras

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The advent of the L-Mount Alliance has been particularly exciting for Leica users and the resulting expansion in the range of lenses adds a whole new dimension to owning, say, the SL2. Mike paid a visit to Sigma Imaging UK to check out the latest developments

Canon ups FF competition with downsize RP

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The three bears competing for the camera industry's porridge: Daddy 5D, Mummy EOS-R and baby Ursus Minimus, the RP

Leica Q at Five: The camera they got right

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Five years on, Mike takes a look at the impact made by the Leica Q in 2015 and explains why this has been Leica's most successful digital camera to date.

Stolen Leicas: Be on your guard for dodgy merchandise

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Dear LHSA members and friends, As you may have heard, three Leica Stores in Los Angeles, San Francisco and...

What are the prospects for a lighter L-Mount full-frame camera?

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Panasonic is still working on a "more affordable" L-Mount full-frame camera. If "affordable" means lighter and smaller, we're already signed up.

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

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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.