Leica Camera AG has announced a new varient on the M 10 -P. Leica make more varients than any other company, but there is something to be admired I think about the purity of design and support the M series rangefinder models get. As I have mentioned often, no other brand in my decades in [...]
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The new year is young, but we have already seen once again the power of the 'still' image to convey drama, a story and emotion. The video footage of recent events in the US Captitol biulding was as important in telling the story. But for me, those still images, regardless of what they were originally [...]
I would like to offer everyone my best wishes for the season. Unique times certainly, so don't forget a photo or two to record it for posterity. Even if it's just a selfie:). May you stay safe and well. John (24/12/20).
TWO FIRMWARE UPDATES INTRODUCE ENHANCED FEATURES FOR NIKON Z-SERIES CAMERAS Nikon today announce firmware enhancements for the Z7 and Z6 cameras for compatibility with some Blackmagic products. The official press release is below. John (17/12/20). London, United Kingdom, 17 December 2020: Today Nikon is pleased to announce that RAW video output*1, *2 from the Z [...]
I had a chance to use the original Leica SL a few times and was impressed. No camera to my mind had by then (or since), quite matched an optical finder for the quality I was after with the way I often work. But that was the best I had yet seen. Not had a [...]
Tenba have today announced a new range of BYOB which stands for 'Bring Your Own Bag'. In essence, they are storage compartments that come in different sizes for us to place inside a larger bag, rucksack, roller case or whatever we wish. The reason I am pleased to highlight them is that I have had [...]
Sigma today announced three lenses for L-Mount and E-Mount camera bodies. Below are the official details for the short telephoto. John (01/12/20). C | Contemporary SIGMA 65mm F2 DG DN Full-frame lens designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras An extension of your creative vision ANNOUNCEMENT: 1 December 2020 RELEASE: 1 January 2021 PRICE: £649.99 including VAT [...]
Sigma today announced three lenses for L-Mount and E-Mount camera bodies. Below are the official details for the 35mm F2 DG DN. John (01/12/20). C | ContemporarySIGMA 35mm F2 DG DN Full-frame lens designed exclusively for mirrorless camerasA classic reimagined ANNOUNCEMENT: 1 December 2020RELEASE: 1 January 2021SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: £549.99 including VAT I series｜‘Premium Compact [...]
Sigma today announced three lenses for L-Mount and E-Mount camera bodies. Below are the official details for the widest. John (01/12/20). The ultimate portable, wide-angle mirrorless prime ANNOUNCEMENT: 1 December 2020RELEASE: 22 January 2021SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: £479.99 including VAT I series｜‘Premium Compact Primes’ bringing a new photographic experience to mirrorless usersStunning detail and beautiful bokehExceptional [...]
Leica as I have mentioned before, is probably the brand that divides opinion like no other. At least that is the conclusion I have arrived at after my decades in the world of photography. Pro's and con's of course, depending on your point of view. Not always the easiest company to communicate with, but one [...]