Saturday, October 1, 2022

Shock or Not? How I came to return to Leica

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It may come as a shock after the news that I abandoned Leica in favour of Nikon six months ago. But I'm back in the Leica fold. All (or almost all) is forgiven...

Review: The 2022 Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux ASPH close focus

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While retaining the optical excellence of the ten-year-old 35 mm Summilux, the new 2022 design features a 40 cm close-focus distance, a new 11-blade aperture and an integral twist-out hood. Jonathan Slack believes it is a compelling purchase...

Leica Cine 1 ultra-short-throw projector

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Leica's Cine 1 ultra-short-throw projector will "revolutionise the way you watch TV"...

Gazing at other worlds: The photographic opportunities closer to home

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Surreal images of other worlds are all around you, but you just need to stay in the observing zone instead of being distracted by the phone or the cares of the world. Brian Nicol takes a flight of fancy during the Great Lockdown time...

A brief interlude with the Gorbachevs

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I cannot say I have met many world leaders, but the one who sticks in my memory is Mikhail Gorbechev when he came for dinner...

Leica and Panasonic’s new joint-venture mirrorless camera

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As Panasonic withdraws from development of cheaper compact cameras, a new mirrorless camera is being developed in cooperation with Leica...

Leica D-Lux 7 Bathing Ape X Stash Limited Edition

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Leica's latest special edition comes with the imprimatur of a street clothing company and a graffiti artist. It also has the longest name in the history of Leica cameras, Danish Royal Wedding included...

Can the Canon R10 and Canon R7 Replace the Leica CL?

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Is Leica's decision to discontinue the APS-C range drawing you towards other makes. Steve argues that both Canon and Fujifilm are beckoning ex-CL fans

Worst Digital Camera: It’s all a matter of opinion

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Are these really the worst digital cameras ever produced? Mike takes issue with two candidates, the Ricoh GXR and Leica M10-D...

Now the CL is pensioned off, where to go for a lighter alternative to...

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Since the first indications of the end for the Leica CL, Macfilos columns have been full of lament. How could Leica simply abandon APS-C...