Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A year of lockdowns and a bit of optimism for 2021

While 2020 is a year to forget for most of us, it won't be forgotten. It is now a date for the history books. But we should look forward to 2021 with a touch of optimism...

London’s oldest existing Leica store to close

Richard Caplan, one of London's oldest independent Leica stores, is closing afer 25 years...

Macfilos notches up 40,000 page views over the weekend

Our story of the 70-year-old roll of undevelopled film has captured the world's imagination. It's a great human-interest story at a time of much gloom and doom...

Leica SL2-S: First impressions

Jonathan reports on his pre-launch experience with the new "fast" Leica SL2-S with its 24MP sensor, image stabilisation and advanced video features.

S for Speed: Leica’s new SL2-S will please both videographers and photographers

The new Leica SL2-S majors on video but will appeal to stills photographers with the new 24MP sensor and image stabilisation

Apple’s Mac mini with M1 processor surpasses expectations

The M1 Mac mini arrives and it supasses expectations on speed, despite being an entry model. It's neat and easily stowed out of sight, but not out of mind.

Leica joins with Capture One for SL2 and S3 tethered shooting

Leica announces cooperation with Capture One to enable tethered shooting for SL2 and S3 cameras.

Swiss Roll: Latest update on our 70-year-old mystery film

William Fagan's resurrected photographs found in an old camera have attracted world-wide attention. Who were the who people (and a dachshund) who set out from Zurich to drive to northern Italy in the Spring of 1951? The search continues...

Macfilos is just a hobby? Not this week, thanks to the Swiss Roll

Mystery photographs from 70 years ago: Left in a camera, undeveloped. Thanks to the BBC and an army of volunteers throughout Europe, we are homing in on the identity of the Munich couple and their dog...

Three new compact Sigma primes for L-Mount

Since the formation of the L-Mount Alliance in 2018, there has been demand for lighter and smaller system lenses, particularly to suit cameras such as the Sigma fp and Panasonic S5. Now Sigma has added to it's Contemporary range with three keenly priced primes...