Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 Pricing Announced, Pre-Orders Now Available
Panasonic officially announced the pricing of their new Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 lens. The lens was officially announced back in October of last year, but the pricing was only just announced today.
Father Of 6 Shares The Enchanting Youth Of His Children: La Famille
In La Famille, French photographer Alain LaBoile turns our attention back to the virtues of a simpler time; one of mischief, drama, camaraderie, imagination, and innocence. What can come across as a chronology of memoirs, can feel like a tribute to family, and a salute to generations past.
Sony A7 M? New Sony B+W FF Camera Rumored…
The latest rumors are indicating that Sony will be releasing a black and white only camera in the near future. According to a Sony Alpha Rumors report, which rates the rumor one step below “happening for sure”, Sony is developing a full frame mirrorless camera with a black and white only sensor.
Panasonic, Leica Team Up On Impressive Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 Lens
Panasonic has teamed up with Leica to create a new line of “high end” lenses for their MFT cameras. The new line is called Nocticron, and the first lens of this new partnership is the 42.5mm F/1.2 lens that was announced today.
Best Full Frame Camera Of 2013? | SLR Lounge Reader’s Choice
Yesterday, we asked you what you thought the best crop sensor camera of 2013. Today, we want to know the best full frame camera of 2013. The field is considerably smaller this time, 2012 was a big year for FF releases, but there are a few standouts this year too.
Super-Rare Leica Luxus 1 Camera Going Up For Auction
Old Leica cameras sell for a pretty penny, we all know that. But how about when you pair an already expensive brand with one of the rarest cameras ever made? You start to get into deep deep pockets and international camera auctions.
NEW LENS: Panasonic-Leica’s 42.5mm f/1.25 Lens is the Fastest Autofocus Micro4/3 Lens
The new Panasonic Leica 42.5mm f/1.2 will not only be the fastest autofocus lens for the Micro 4/3 system, but it will have LEICA-designed elements and is optically-stabilized. Very intriguing.
Guest Editorial: What is the Best Camera in the World?
As a professional photographer I’m frequently asked “what is the best camera in the world?” Drawing on my extensive experience and research, I’ll reveal the surprising answer…
Leica: Is it really worth the price tag?
No doubt if you have been into photography for any amount of time you have heard of the Leica and the expensive price tag that the name demands. I, like most of you, have never even touched a leica but I assumed the image quality and features were top notch for such a price. That was until I saw these latest rankings courtesy of DxOMark in which the Leica M9, M9 P, and M-E Typ 220 earned really bad scores when compared to other DSLRs.
How a Canon 5D Mark II is Transformed into a Pseduo-Leica
Usually, when one acquires a $6,500 Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1 lens, that’s usually a great thing. The problem for San Diego photographer Robert Brenson is that he did not have a Leica rangefinder body to go with that lens. So then Robert transformed his Canon 5d mkII so it can accept the Noctilux.
Trend from Photokina: Full-frame Goes Mainstream
One of the noticeable trend in this year’s Photokina is the number of smaller and lighter full-frame sensor cameras that are introduced. Yes, full-frame cameras are nothing new, but typically, they are prosumer and professional spec cameras that are often large and heavy. Now, companies are innovating cameras that are smaller and more mobile, but still have a full-frame sensor. And that is great news for us.
Leica’s Triple Barrage & Apple Special: The Leica M, M-E, and S
Leica released not one, but three high-end cameras in Photokina, the M-E, the M, and the new S. Out of the three, the new M is the most revolutionary since it is the first Leica M series to use a CMOS sensor instead of a CCD sensor. The M-E is a stripped down version of the older M9. The S is the new and improved medium format camera. Finally, Jonathan Ives of Apple is designing a one-off limited ed. of the M for charity