Monday, February 17, 2020

Street photography and the Leica rangefinder

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What we now call 'street' has been a part of photography since the earliest days. In the past ten years it has been repackages as a genre

Leica M10: Street photography in New York City

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Dan Baker took his Leica M10 and a couple of lenses to New York City for an educational foray into street photography.

Exploring London’s hidden hinterland with the Leica X Vario

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Kevin explores the parts of London’s river that visitors seldom see. It’s a hidden hinterland of peace, reflection and the occasional treasure away from the bustle of a capital city

Leica M8: Looking back on Leica’s first digital M

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Jean looks back at Leica's first digital M, the crop-sensor M8

Exploring London’s Brick Lane markets with the Leica X Vario

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The second of two articles in which Kevin takes his Leica X Vario to Brick Lane for some street photography; this time he explores the markets.

Leica’s New Milestone: My first experiences with the SL2

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Another brilliant review of the new Leica SL2 by Thomas Berger. Thomas had the opportunity to use the camera before release and, as a professional photography, took a hard look at it in comparison with the first SL and the Hasselblad X1D medium-format camera.

Hillman’s Minx rides again

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There's a club for everything. And the classic Hillman marque is kept alive by a group of enthusiasts who met last weekend at Brooklands Museum, near London

Small Sensor = Think Differently

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Big sensor, small sensor, big camera, small camera: The decision process becomes acute when you have to carry all your gear at ultra-high altitudes. Wayne made the choice in the early days of digital photography.

Cameras at Everest, a century apart

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A Kodak Vest-Pocket camera was lost on Everest 95 years ago. If it is ever found it could prove that the mountain was conquered some 30 years earlier than the history books say.

APS-C Fixed Lens Duo: Ricoh GR v Leica X2

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Two fixed-lens APS-C cameras, one from Germany, one from Japan. Both have an enviable reputation as travel companions.