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Photos: Looking Through Leica’s Lens

High-end camera producer Leica last year celebrated a century in business with a limited-edition model emblematic of its effort to bridge old and new. Included here, select images from the celebration of 100 years of Leica Photography.<p>...

Photography

This Leica M-P ‘Correspondent’ Edition Was Designed by Lenny Kravitz

Leica has officially announced a new limited edition “Correspondent” version of the Leica M-P digital rangefinder, designed by Lenny Kravitz. The …

The Digital Photographer's Introduction to Film Photography

Every photographer should attempt to try to shoot film at least once in their life. But when we say attempt, we mean give it a really big effort. For …

Through the Lens of Eggleston

William Eggleston's photographs, some of which are on display now at The Met Museum in New York, reminds us why he an American master. Though not a fan of digital photography, Mr. Eggleston agreed to shoot a digital photo for the upcoming June issue of WSJ. Magazine. Get a preview of that photo …

Used Compact System Cameras

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II is a 16MP MFT Camera That Can Shoot 40MP with Sensor Shifting

Olympus has announced the OM-D E-M5 II, the successor to the popular E-M5 that shook up the industry back in 2012 with its retro styling. It’s a 16MP …

Olympus Cameras

Leica 50mm F1.0 Noctilux-M Lens Review

Leica 50mm F1.0 Noctilux-M Review:<p><i>Note from Admin: I’d like to thank Bob Gramegna from the Leica Boutique at Bergen County Camera for loaning me the</i> …

The M5. Leica’s Misunderstood Masterpiece: A Revisionist History

In 1971, Leica introduced its successor to the M4, the Leica M5. In development since 1966, the M5 represented a <i>tour de force</i> of then current …

Cameras

First shots with the Leitz Elmar 50mm f/3.5 (and Leica iiic)

Concurrently to the first roll I put through the Contax T3, I also shot my first shots with the Leitz Elmar 50mm f/3.5. The iiic being the camera I …

Kodak Alaris and Lomography Partner Up, Vow to Keep Film Photography Alive

Analog photography buffs can rest a little easier: Photographic film is now supported by the combined economic majesty of Lomography and the …

12 Films Worth Shooting With Before They're Gone

Film photography is not dead. It is hurting, though. It seems every couple months, we lose a few more film stocks. The remaining selection is a small …

Why Analog Photography (Still) Rocks!

by Matthias Hombauer and Karl Blümel from “The Analog Docs”. We are two professional music and wedding photographers and we shoot digital when …

Why a 50mm Lens is your new Best Friend

You may have heard the term “Nifty Fifty“ before. If you haven’t, it is usually a reference to the Canon 50mm f1.8 lens. But for the purpose of this …

Cameras

Minolta 35mm f/1.4 Review

<b>Minolta 35mm f/1.4 <br>Full-Frame for MAXXUM and Sony (1987-today)<br>World's first aspherical wide angle lens<br>World's first super-speed AF wide lens<br>World's</b> …

Brief history of Leica Camera AG

A brief history of the major Leica milestones:<p>1849 The optician Carl Kellner founds an Optics Institute in Wetzlar.<p>Ernst Leitz I<p>1869 Ernst Leitz …

Guest post: Why I Am Leaving Leica for Micro Four Thirds

<i>Today's guest post is by J Shin:</i><p>This is the morning of Christmas, 2012, and I am facing a moral crisis.<p>For years, I have not made a major photo …

Asakusa Leica M4 with Zeiss 50mm f2 Planar ZM lens He also had a Canon 5D and a Ricoh GRD5 on him as well.

Cameras and Photography spotted in Tokyo, Japan.<p><b>If you want to change your photographs, you need to change cameras. Changing cameras means that your</b> …

Asakusa 50 Jahre Leica edition Leica CL with Konica UC 35mm f2 lens

Cameras and Photography spotted in Tokyo, Japan.<p><b>If you want to change your photographs, you need to change cameras. Changing cameras means that your</b> …

Simone Zeffiro looks at the history of Leica Cameras and discovers what makes it such a well loved brand.

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<p>During the past few weeks I’ve been spending a lot of my time trying to understand what the true feelings of photographers who …

Repair of a Legend

<i>“Winding. Clicking. Winding. Clicking, and so on. That’s what I have been doing the last couple of days. Sitting with the camera between my hands and</i> …

Cameras

Panasonic and Leica Initiate Nocticron Line With Impressive 42.5mm f/1.2 Lens

Panasonic is looking to boost its appeal to high-end shooters with a new line of super-fast Leica lenses, starting with a 42.5mm f/1.2 model that was …

The Think Camera: Old Leica M4 Ad Brags About the Camera’s Lack of Technology

There’s something awesome about vintage ads. This rings especially true for photography ads, because while technology ads of the past for things like …

Today Leica Camera is 100 years old

LEICA CAMERA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY<p><i>Allendale, NJ (January 21, 2014)</i> – The year 1914 marked the birth of 35 mm photography as we …