Wednesday, October 21, 2020

M9 sensor replacement: Now you can turn your colour digital into a Monochrom

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More companies are now offering to replace your corroded Leica M9 Sensor. And you can now convert your colour camera into a Monochrom

Swiss Roll: Hidden for 70 years, these photographs were recovered from an ancient Leica...

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I roll of 35mm film exposed two generations ago in Switzerland and Italy. It has remained undeveloped through the decades and now provides a unique and poignant record or a vacation by an unknown family. We would like to get in touch and returned their unseen holiday snaps...

Can you have your medium format kaka and eat it? Hasselblad’s first generation X1D...

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As the great lyricist and philosopher queen Britney Spears once said: “Oops, I did it again!” Bought another camera, that is… Yes,...

Plitvice Lakes National Park: Visiting the Upper Lakes in Winter and Spring.

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Winter and early spring in the dramatic Plitvice Lakes in Croatia. Kevin continues his photographic record of the stunning landscape in all seasons...

Leica cameras of the 20th Century: A video presentation from noted expert, William Fagan

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William Fagan's presentation to LHSA members on old Leicas from the mid-1920s to the end of the century has been a great success. Macfilos readers now have the chance to watch the video. We also include a special membership offer and the opportunity to take part in a competition to win a Leica M10-R body.

Dorothea Lange digital archive goes live

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Dorothea Lange was one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century, recording American life during the first half of the century in astounding detail. You can now take a personal on-line tour of Lange's digital archive...

Haptic adventures with a medium-format digital back

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After a surfeit of Leica digital M variations, Andrew decided to go old school with Hasselblad, but spiced things up with a digital back...

The Winona Leica M3: Spot the difference

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Whever I see an old Leica used as a prop I have to investigate. This promotional video Squarespace uses an M3. But which M3? And why doesn't it look like Mike's 1954 double-stroke example?

I shot a lion in Zimbabwe but she just faded away

The wall-mounted trophy lion faded away in the direct sunlight. So John cast around for a suitable replacement. He found the three little human lionesses were a more suitable exhibit for a coastal home...

Leica Notes: Happy third birthday and welcome to the collection, Tee-el-two

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Mike has had his eye on a used Leica TL2 for some time. He thinks it could become a digital classic. This week, he found the object of his lust...