Macfilos Readers: Which countries are in the top ten?

Macfilos has an international readership, with almost every country in the world represented on the table. Unsurprisingly, it's the English-speaking nations that grab the...

The Pre-Tech Office 1: Behind the banking desk in the historic 1960s

Office life in the 1960s — manual typewriters, no computers, hard-slog hands-on labour. Mike takes a look into the past...

Abstract photography bonanza: a feast of photos from a fortuitous find

Has your heart ever leapt at the sight of an urban apartment building? I suspect not. Mine practically jumped out of my chest when...

Leica M-D and my journey into nature with this simplest of digital cameras

Leica's screen-free trio, the M60, M-D and M10-D were masterpieces of minimalism and have a very definite role to play in achieving das Wesentliche. Edwin Datschefski takes his M-D into nature and ponders the possibilities of another -D model from Wetzlar...

Leica Q2 Monochrom and the Big Mac Index — a tale of three cities

Economists use that oft-vilified American fast-food export, the Big Mac, to determine purchasing power parity (PPP) between countries. That’s all well and good, but...

Macfilos Top Posts of all time: 20 out of thousands

At the end of last year we reviewed the top ten posts of 2022 and the response was encouraging, with many readers looking back...
A view into a tiny lab shows why it is hard to say farewell to the darkroom

Turn off the red light: My farewell to the darkroom

An own darkroom was a dream for many photographers long ago. The author has kept working in his lab until 2022. But then he had to say goodbye - and did it with an emotional project

Photography and brain health – ten ways to keep those neurons in tip-top shape

Ten ways in which photography can benefit brain health: Keith James navigates the neurons, camera in hand...

Apple’s iPhone changed the world sixteen years ago this week

Much of the tech world was unmoved when the Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone in January 2007. Yet, sixteen years later, this was a defining moment in the history of technology. It was a game changer and it set up Apple for the trillion dollar company it is today...

Fujifilm X-T5 vs Leica Q2: Which is the better choice?

Is the new Fujifilm X-T5 capable of taking on the mighty Leica Q2? Steve Frankel thinks so, and this is why...