Rangefinder Photography: A beginner jumps in at the deep end

Rangefinder photography remains a niche in today's world of mirrorless cameras and high-tech electronic viewfinders. Nevertheless, it has a devoted following. I decided to investigate and find out why.

Leica M6 2022: A mix of essay and review

The Leica M6 2022 is an exercise in mechanical high-tech perfection. It is built to last for generations, in direct contrast to today's consumer products. Claus delves into his motivation in buying the new camera
Product image shows Voigtländer Nokton VM 21/1.4 and 75/1.5 Leica M-Mount rangefinder lenses

The M Files (20): Voigtländer Nokton VM 21/1.4 and 75/1.5 – a pair of...

The Voigtländer Nokton lenses are the brand's fastest and most expensive optics. Episode 20 of The M Files reviews the 21/1.4 and the 75/1.5 with VM Mount for Leica rangefinder and other cameras.

The Doors: rainbow colours under a cloudless sky

Choice of front door color allows homeowners to personalize their home and express something about themselves. But, how many take full advantage of the full spectrum of colors available to them? Our photographic explorer went to find out.
Product image shows Voigtländer Bessa R3M rangefinder camera with Voigtländer Heliar 40/2.8 lens.

The M Files (19): Voigtländer Bessa R3M with Voigtländer Heliar 40/2.8 

The Voigtländer Bessa R3M is an exceptional analogue rangefinder camera with a 100% viewfinder. Here, it is reviewed with the Voigtländer Heliar 40/2.8 — the shortest focal length this camera supports.

42nd Leitz Photographica Auction: Terry O’Neill’s Morning After and a 1948 Leica Reporter for...

The 42nd Leitz Photographica Auction on June 9 and 10, 2023, saw a wide variety of vintage cameras, lenses and photographs up for sale. Among other objects, a rare Leica M3 black paint with black counter dial, as well as a Leica Model A Anastigmat, attracted great interest among bidders.

Leica M in the wilderness: Does the rangefinder have a place in the great...

Do you mollycoddle your expensive Leica M or do you make it work for its living? Erwin Hartenberg takes his M10 into the wilderness to see if it makes a competent landscape photography tool...