Thursday, February 20, 2020

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

Ricoh GR and Leica X2 teeter on their perches

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When two old faithful parrots from Leica and Ricoh fall off their perches, what can you do? Dead, they were. But within a week they were resurrected for no known reason.

Leica R3 vs Minolta XE Comparison

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Here's an introduction to Analog Insights, a YouTube channel devoted to the use of film cameras in the digital age. Let's start with a comparison between the Leica R3 and the Milolta XE

Unboxing all my Grandpa’s Leicas

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Grandpa, grandpa, what's in that big box? It's a lifetime's collection of Leica cameras and lenses, so what's special about them?

Vintage cameras as fashion accessories

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You're not dressed for the Forties unless you have a vintage camera around your neck. As Mike found out last weekend

Photographica Fair in London, Sunday May 19

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This Sunday camera fans will be homing in on Vincent Square in London's Victoria for a feast of vintage and modern cameras, lenses and accessories. Get there early for the bargains, though.

1957 Agfa Ambi Silette: Quality is for life

Jason went shopping for an old SLR but came back with something he had never imagined. The Agfa Ambi Silette as turned out to be a remarkably good buy.

London and Paris photo fairs this Spring

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Two big photo fairs, one in Paris and one in London, will take place during the next two months. They will draw an international attendance

Caravan Club: The climb-in travel camera

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Cameras are boring. But not if they're made from a caravan or a pineapple. Brendon Barry has the answers.

Six ways to spot a fake watch. Cameras too?

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Spotting a fake watch can be hard. But you won't find fake cameras unless you go back a few decades.....