Wednesday, March 3, 2021

More acronyms and the OCOLOY challenge. What about the Lumix G9?


Mike Johnson of OCOLOY fame is considering restricting himself in 2019 to the Panasonic Lumix G9. Is it a sensible choice, we wonder…..

Daniel Craig x Greg Williams Leica Q2 limited addition arrives in a shower of...

Golden Lugs is here: Leica's latest extravaganza from Daniel Crai and Greg Williams is a Q2 in black and gold, lasered to within an inch of it's limited-edition life,,,

Who needs €500 bills except criminals and tax dodgers?

Interesting that Australia is questioning the future of the...

Hasselblad Lunar: The kitschy side of the moon


Mike had an invitation to view a fabulously expensive Hasselblad Lunar, reduced from £6,000 to £800. Is it now a bargain or is it doomed to a never-ending fall from grace?

Coronavirus: The empty seats of Melbourne

Lockdown in Melbourne, the epicentre of the Australian fight against the pandemic. This article charts the way in which the city tackled this major emergency. It was a case of empty seats, empty places...

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?

Uluru: The end of the long and torrid climb

For years the major tourist attraction of Australia’s Red Centre has been a visit to Uluru — previously known as Ayers Rock —and the strenuous climb up the rock. But from October 31 that has all changed. From that date it is illegal to climb the rock, with a $600 fine for those who do.

Leica Summers: An alternative view

Could this be the Andy Summers editiont that didn't see the light of day. Leica Rumors asks which we prefer — prototype or finished product.

Quirky road to teaching photography

In teaching photography, David looks for the quirky shot

Leica X1 and X2: A monochrome duo

Leica's little X1 and X2 are on their way to becoming digital classics. How do they perform as Monochrom substitutes? I decided to find out.