Tag: leica summicron

A hands on with the M9-M After the announcement from Leica in Germany the Ginza Tokyo pro store held a reception for the Japanese market. We got a hands on with the delightful M9-M…and what a camera it is.

Rumors flew, but one was right, the big one So, unless you have been hiding under a rock or are in sensory deprivation detention you will not have failed to notice that there was quite a significant announcement from Solms yesterday. But what does it mean for photographers?

Leica Ginza

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Last night I went to a party, a very special party I was lucky enough to be invited to the Leica Ginza 新年会 party last night. For those of you who don’t read Japanese (i.e. most of the world) that says shinnenkai, which means new years party. And what a very interesting party it was […]

Lens for your Leica?

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Lens for your Leica? So, you have gone out and bought a Leica camera/M-mount type camera. Now you have to put some glass on it. And this is where things can get tricky. What a lot of people forget when asking me about buying a camera is that the lenses are often more expensive than […]

Leica CL: The orphan Leica

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The Leica that was not Or the orphan Leica as it may be known. This camera is a Leica, and it is a truly great Leica too. But the funny thing is, it is not really a Leica in the truest sense. It is a Minolta if you really want to be pedantic about it, […]

In your bag number 29, Alexandre from the France Hey folks, how are we all on this fine day? I am doing great because I have another lovely bag for you all, this time from France. And in true French fashion we have setup that is stylish and well presented. So, lets let Alexandre take […]

Leica Lenses (English)

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Seeing as I have posted a couple of pictures of Leica lenses this week, I thought it might be nice for you all to see the video of how they are made. Yeah, it is a slick piece of promo material, but it is nice nonetheless. You can really see why the damn things cost […]

Finally. I got it! I got MY camera!

Yeah, lick the screen, you know you want to: I finally got it! Hello again, how are you all? I am particularly fine today, as I now have MY camera! You see, I show you a lot of cameras on this blog, and most of them are not mine, they are for sale or belong to […]

Monday blues? This could be your cure, a bit or lensporn . Ooooh lookee lookee, something lovely for all of you lovely people… I have decided that as a cure for Monday blues I am going to try and put up some gearporn or general camera geekery every Monday to cheer you up and help you look […]