Friday, September 25, 2020

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...

Kodak: The end of an American Moment

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Mike Evans and Don Morley reflect on one of the titans of the photographic world, the great Kodak company...

Nice to have: A wonderful classic Leica as the inspiration for portraiture

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Some things are just nice to have: Dan can't part with his 1930s Leica and he has put it in th hands of people he meets, enjoying the reaction to a wonderful piece of precision engineering from nearly 80 years ago...