Panasonic Lumix G9: First impressions, deskbound

The G9 has landed on Mike's desk. What are his initial impressions before even taking it out of the door? This is the quintessential deskbound test.....

Shooting the Kitty: Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH

The humble kit lens is often dismissed. But the weather-resistant Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60 offers a ton of versatility and performance for very little money. Jason sets out to find out if it is up to scratch....

Ricoh GR Four-Year Review: A camera for your life

The Ricoh GR is probably one of the most underrated cameras on the market. Yet it has achieved cult status among enthusiastic amateurs and professional photographers. Ashwin has owned the GR for four years and has come to appreciate this camera's strengths

The English Woman and C.G.Jung

David Bailey, a regular Macfilos author, has written a fascinating account of the relationship between his Great Aunt, Ruth Bailey. and the psychoanalyst C.G.Jung. As a biographical novel it gives a unique insight into little-known aspects of the life of the world-famous doctor......

Leica tests and reviews on Macfilos — roundup

A roundup of Leica tests and reviews appearing on Macfilos over the past five years.....

Review: Billingham 72 single-camera bag for Leica Q, Sony RX1 and more

The new, light Billingham 72 is a shoulder bag with a simple purpose — to protect and keep dry one fixed-lens camera...

Review: Billingham 72, single-camera bag for Leica Q, Sony RX1 and more

No sooner had I finished reviewing the new Billingham Hadley One system bag when along came something quite different. The Billingham 72,...

Leica DG 8-18mm f/2.8-f/4.0 zoom joins micro four-thirds lineup

Could these two zooms, the 8-18mm and 12-60mm Leica DG Vario-Elmarits, be all the lenses you need for micro four-thirds?

Panasonic Lumix and my personal ideal lens choice

Micro four-thirds systems are increasingly popular because of their relative compact form, the extensive choice of lenses from several manufacturers and the speedy autofocus which is a hallmark of the system. But it can be difficult to decide just which bodies or lenses to buy. As a Leica owner, Mike has found the perfect combination...

Leica TL2: Long-term impressions of a prototype camera

The Leica TL2 is announced today. But it has undergone extensive field testing over the past months. Here are my impressions after living and travelling with the new camera....