Posts tagged with leica

  1. Revisiting the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH

    19 Sep 2020

    Panasonic Lumix GX7 with Leica DG Summilux 15mm (silber!) When Olympus announced the sale of their photographic arm, it wasn’t just one company’s camera division on the chopping block, it was the viability of the whole Micro Four Thirds project.  As I wrote in a prior piece on Olympus’s trials…

  2. One Mount to Rule Them All?

    26 Sep 2018

    Source: Exciting times at the now annual Photokina trade show overnight where Leica, Panasonic and Sigma announced a new alliance based around Leica’s L-Mount. Along with the announcement of the alliance, came one of those dastardly ‘development’ announcements (announcing that a product is in development with further actual product…

  3. Review: Roly Poly Changeable ISO Slide Film

    19 Jun 2018

    Roly Poly Changeable ISO Slide Film has an awesome box No, the sub-editor for this piece hasn’t suffered some form of minor stroke [hint: there is no sub-editor], this is a serious piece about a serious film. You out there in the real world may know it better as Rollei

  4. A Terrible Vista

    10 Mar 2018

    “THEY’RE DEAD. THEY’RE ALL. DEAD.” Two more films are said to have bitten the dust: AgfaPhoto Vista Plus 200 and 400 colour negative films. It’s an open secret that these films are manufactured by Fujifilm in Japan, however these emulsions have been a cheap and reliable product for many film…

  5. London’s Brutal Reality

    13 Feb 2018

    I like big blocks and I cannot lie. Big blocks of raw concrete, that is. And as a fan of concrete architecture, there are few cities better for appreciating this polarising material than London. From grand cultural buildings to small-scale functional infrastructure, raw concrete altered London’s post-war cityscape more than…

  6. So on and Sofort

    18 Dec 2017

    It might seem strange as a photographic enthusiast, but I’m over cameras. There was a time, when I was working in photographic retail, that I visited DPReview a dozen times a day and was forever pressing F5 on, waiting for the rumoured release of a brand new 12 megapixel…

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