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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
Aperture Guide Pt. 1: The Basics of Aperture
This article is part 1 of our aperture guide that will talk about aperture and its role in photography. We will start off by explaining what aperture is, what f-stop is, and how aperture controls exposure. The aperture is the opening at the end of the lens that lets light to hit the sensor.
Photokina 2012: Which Camera Debut Are You Most Excited About?
World’s Most Expensive Lens: $2 million Leica APO-Telyt-R 1600mm
At a sum of US$ 2,064,500, Leica has the honor of manufacturing the world’s most expensive SLR Lens, the Leica APO-Telyt-R f/5.6 1600mm telephoto lens. A Howitzer among lenses, this 1600mm is also the largest and heaviest lens telephoto lens at 47.24 inches long, 16.5 inches diameter, and 132 lbs!
Sony to Develop Full Frame NEX Camera!
It is only inevitable that the next revolution in MILC (Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera) will be a full-frame mirrorless camera, or at least one that doesn’t have the brand Leica attached to it. There is a good chance that the full-frame sensor will be a variant of the Sony-derived Nikon D800 sensor. If this last speculation is going to be true, then the full-frame NEX should be a very strong contender in the semi-pro market. Stay tuned for more news!
The Making of the Bespoke Limited Ed. Leica M9-P Edition Hermès
When we think of the word “bespoke” as it apply to an object, we generally think of a super luxury…