Rock n Roll Small Havana camera bag: A mini Tardis for all your gear

Jonathan Slack tries out the Rock n Roll Small Havana camera bag, made from novel materials and holding more than you would have thought...

The New Leica M6: Rebirth of a photographic legend

Why did I fall in love at first sight of the New Leica M6? Apart from the indisputable fact that it is gorgeous to behold, the new camera re-affirms Leica’s allegiance to film photography. It is Leica embracing its past by reissuing a classic design with updated... manufacturing techniques. But first, some background…
Image shows light meters Hedeco Lime Two and Gossen Polysix

Decent exposure (4): The brand new Hedeco Lime Two light meter and one of...

This article reviews the German-made Hedeco Lime Two attachable light meter which is ideal for Leica and other rangefinder cameras. It also compares the Hedeco Lime Two to a historic Gossen Polysix electronic 2.
Product image showing Voigtländer Voigtländer Ultron 35/2 and Voigtländer Color-Skopar 21/3.5

The M Files (16): Voigtländer Color-Skopar 21/3.5 VM and Ultron 35/2 VM lenses –...

The Voigtländer Color-Skopar 21/3.5 VM and Ultron 35/2 VM lenses are affordable choices for Leica M Mount. This review discusses their quality in both optical and mechanical terms

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...
Product image shows Leica Tri-Elmar 16-18-21/4 WATE and Leica Tri-Elmar 28-35-50/4 MATE

Leica Tri-Elmar lenses and the cancelled M Vario: All good things come in… twos

Leica released two lenses for M Mount with a variable focal length. One other did not make it past prototype stage. This article reviews the Tri-Elmar 16-18-21 and the Tri-Elmar 28-35-50 in practical use on M rangefinder cameras.

ChatGPT artificial intelligence gets to grips with the world of Leica

ChatGPT, the new AI freeform composer gets to grips with some pretty esoteric Leica stuff. Is it useful, is it about to replace the editor of Macfilos in the near future. Mike sets out to challenge the bot...

First impressions: The tiny but astonishing Leica APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH

Mega performance in a high-quality, very compact lens: That was the objective and the Leica 35mm APO-Summicron-M fitted the bill to a tee...

Photography is doomed! Why bother taking photographs when you can just hallucinate them?

Imagine being able to dream up a picture, describe it to a computer, and have it delivered to you within seconds as a .png...
Club Color 200 negative film scanned sample image

The Mystery Roll: Club Color 200 negative film, 22 years after expiry

22 years after expiry date, we discovered a neglected Club Color 200 film. There was nothing for it: We dug out our Olympus OM-4 Ti and exposed this mystery roll. What would the results be like 22 years after shelf-life was over?