Monday, September 23, 2019

Macfilos: Summer vacation starts abruptly

The Sun Has Got it's Hat On - Macfilos is closing down for a break. See you in September.

L-Mount Alliance transforms lens map for Leica SL and CL/TL

The influx of new lenses for the L-Mount turns Leica's system into one of the most attractive full-frame systems on the market. With a wide range of lenses, at various prince points, and two camera manufacturers to date, the system is now has a bright future.

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.