Leica M-series

Schacht Travegon 50mm f/2.5 lens for Leica M-mount now on Kickstarter

Another lens project seeks funding on Kickstarter: the <i>Schacht Travegon 50mm f/2.5</i> lens will also be available for Leica M-mount. Additional …

Cameras

A Rare Military-Issued Leica M4 M is Up for Grabs on ebay

<i>This Leica M4 M is one of the rare M4 cameras that can be used with with a motor drive.</i><p>Here’s another one for Leica fans and military memorabilia …

Cameras

105 Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Dear friend, To advertise my new book: “Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Mastering Street Photography”, here is a list of practical and philosophical …

Street Photography

Leica officially announces the APO Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 and 90mm f/2 ASPH lenses

Leica Camera officially announced two new Summicron-SL lenses for the SL-system: the APO Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH and the APO Summicron-SL 90mm f/2 …

Cameras

Screenplay for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ written on dedicated, air-gapped MacBook Air to prevent leaks

Rian Johnson, writer and director of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, has revealed the steps he took to guard against the risk of the screenplay being leaked online.<p>To protect against hackers, Johnson said that he wrote the screenplay on a dedicated, air-gapped MacBook Air …<p>He revealed the approach in an …

Apple

Panasonic Lumix G9: First impressions, deskbound

After a month’s wait, the sleek new Panasonic Lumix G9 has arrived at Macfilos Towers and is currently sitting on my desk. I have pimped it with one …

Cameras

Here's Your Chance to Own a "Bargain" Leica M2 Prototype

<b>This Leica M2 prototype is a “bargain” with its big price slash.</b><p>It’s a known fact that Leica cameras are by no means cheap, but significant price …

Cameras

Leica M Typ 262 Red

Awesome vintage black styling with a vibrant splash of rouge, folk will be queuing up to have their portrait snapped by this Leica M Typ 262 Red. …

Leica Cameras

Guess How Much This Leitz 50mm f1.2 Noctilux Lens Sold For

<i>A legendary Leitz 50mm f1.2 Noctilux lens was recently sold on ebay.</i><p>Rarely seen and often talked about in Leica circles, a Leitz 50mm f1.2 Noctilux …

Cameras

Review - The Leica M8 - Is it still good in 2018?

Its been over ten years since the Leica M8 was announced. And its almost two years since my first video about it. So is it still a good option …

Portrait Photography

Camera Works is a new Leica repair & customization service in the UK

A reader emailed me about a new Leica repair & customization service based in the UK called <i>Camera Works</i> (www.cameraworks-uk.com). They recently did …

Cameras

Happy New Year + the most popular posts of 2017

Happy New Year to all LeicaRumors readers! Here are the top 10 most popular blog posts for 2017:<p>These are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts …

Cameras

Staff Picks for The Best New Photography and Videography Gear of 2017

Last week, we shared with you our most popular photo and video rentals for 2017. While that list is extremely telling to market trends and what the …

Photojournalism

Quick Shot: Shooting with the Leica M10 and Q by Paul Cowled

<b>Inspiration with the Leica M10 and Q</b><p><b>by Paul Cowled</b><p>My name is Paul Cowled and I am a photographer (trying to go pro…..) in Canberra Australia.<p>I am …

Cameras

How to scan 35mm film using a mirrorless camera

Ok, here is Robin Schimko´s second video about scanning. This time he is using a Panasonic GH5 and a 30mm macro lens to digitalize his 35mm film.<p>In …

Portrait Photography

A Homage to Serenity

The classic soft-focus Thambar-M lens from 1935 was designed to provide a romantic aesthetic unlike any other Leica lens. Over 80 years later, …

Leica Cameras

All items from Camera Store break-in recovered with return of rare Leica

It was a happy ending — just in time for Christmas.<p>A rare $13,000 limited-edition Leica M-P Safari, the last item yet to be recovered after last …

Digital Cameras

Arrests Made in The Camera Store Burglary, Most of the Stolen Gear Recovered

This past weekend, The Camera Store in Calgary, Canada was victim of a burglary in which the assailants made away with some highend gear by …

Digital Cameras

Calgary police recover rare Leica stolen in Camera Store break-in

It was a happy ending — just in time for Christmas.<p>A rare $13,000 limited-edition Leica M-P Safari, the last item yet to be recovered after last …

Digital Cameras

Nikon D850- First Impressions from a Leica shooter by Ashwin Rao

<b>Nikon D850- First Impressions from a Leica shooter</b><p><b>by Ashwin Rao</b><p>HI, friends and fellow photographers, recently, I was fortunate to purchase my first …

Cameras

New Angelo Pelle M-Etropolis backpack and reporter camera bag

Angelo Pelle announced two new bags: M-Etropolis backpack and reporter messenger bag, which are both handmade in Italy with Tuscan leather.<p>Compact …

Cameras

Leica M camera frame line illuminator

I am not sure how long this Leica M frame line illuminator has been available, but I just spotted it being listed for sale on eBay for $150. Here is …

Cameras

Leica M10 now in stock in the US

Leica Cameras

Photography with a passion – an interview with Lara Platman

<b>Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where were you born, where do you live now, and where would you like to be in the future? Do you travel</b> …

Cameras

Leica cameras aren't expensive enough so they made a Limited Edition run of 100 red ones

For the Leica shooter in your life who has everything, what do you get them this Christmas? A red Leica M, of course. Although, you’ll be paying …

Leica Cameras

Leica Typ 262 Red Camera Now Available For $7,000

Leica has this week announced the availability to preorder the new Leica Typ 262 Red Camera, priced at $6,995. The red anodised Leica camera will …

Cameras

The Ominous Skyline of a Bond Villain's Real-Life Lair

In the 2012 James Bond film <i>Skyfall</i>, Daniel Craig’s 007 is lured—by a mysterious woman, naturally—to the island lair of the villainous Raoul Silva, a …

Leica Cameras

The Camera Store owners offer reward after specific items targeted during break-in

Tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise was left undisturbed during an early morning break-in at a business in the Beltline and now the …

Digital Cameras

Leica M2: Overlooked lesser sibling or minimalist, ‘gold-standard’ talisman of classic Leicadom for wide angle? - By Chroma

Hi, I’m Chroma. I live and shoot in Bangkok, Thailand. I am very grateful to Hamish for letting me add to the ever growing tome that is 35mmc. All of …

Cameras

Suits Photos by ERIC KIM

Eric Kim