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Sony A7R with a selection of Leica M lenses and a Novoflex adaptor

November 27, 2013 - "Keep your hopes reasonable" I said, in a pre-emptive piece I published a few weeks back. I was referring to the hopes t...
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Sony: E-mount 16-70mm opinion & some thoughts on A7 & A7R.

October 18, 2013 - There are two particularly tempting bones that the News panel of DPReview regularly throws us: 1) A new, better mid ran...
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A Reader Writes

June 28, 2013 - My comments on lenses, especially those from the Leica M series, have evoked some confused and sometimes angry responses...
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The Price of (technical) Perfection

June 21, 2013 - Disclaimers first: we all know that creative vision is more important than technical perfection: Steichen would have bee...
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Leica M240 - The Final Inspection: Does it Pass Muster?

June 14, 2013 - After many weeks and thousands of frames shooting with the M240 - and having thoroughly tested the performance of every...
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Leica M240 with the 90mm F4 Macro Elmar - Some Observations

May 31, 2013 - The tiny 90mm Macro Elmar (AKA 'the pocket rocket') is one of my favourite lenses of all time and was one of the reasons...
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Leica M240 with the 50mm F1 Noctilux - Some Observations

May 24, 2013 - Historically I have thought of this lens as The Dream Weaver. Shot at wider apertures it can make the most poetic of ima...
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Leica M240 with 28mm Summicron - Some Observations

May 17, 2013 - Boring. This was never an exciting lens on the M8 or M9 - always very useful, always a little dull. Its virtues are man...
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Field Curvature - a Layman's Guide (or How to Focus a 'Tricky' Lens)

May 03, 2013 - With additional material by Guest Contributor Roger Cicala of LensRentals (Photo: Library of Congress. Photographer unk...
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Leica M240 with 18mm F3.8 Super Elmar - Some Observations

April 26, 2013 - I have received a disproportionate number of requests from readers to look at this lens and its performance on the M240.
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Leica M240 with 50mm Summilux - Some observations.

April 20, 2013 - Back in February 2007 I took off for Venice with a shiny M8 and a bag of lenses. I had owned the camera since mid-Novemb...
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Leica M 240 with 35mm F1.4 FLE - some observations

April 11, 2013 - warning: this is a long and head-ache inducingly complex article but it is still not fully comprehensive - there are sim...
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The M (Typ 240) - Leica's new baby reviewed

April 04, 2013 - As resolution and ISO performance in 35mm full frame cameras ratchets mercilessly upwards, one of the profound problems...
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The Leica M (240) from Jono Slack: First User Comments

February 22, 2013 - Jono, who is an old friend of mine and a previous guest photographer on this blog, has been working closely with Leica o...
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Leica 50 R Cron on Nikon Mount with Leitax Adapter.

October 18, 2012 - Lenses are such personal things: most of us start buying them as part of a kit, almost accidentally gaining something th...
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The new Leica M: I'm in.

September 18, 2012 - A few months back, after several years of love/hate (mostly love) I sold my M9 but, not being a total fool, I kept my lo...
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Guest Photographer: Jono Slack

August 28, 2012 - In the introduction to this series I said, as part of my attempt to define Fine Art Photography, that it largely exclude...
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The Leica 50 R Cron - a tribute to Massimo Vitali

July 09, 2012 - I love Massimo Vitali's beach images so whilst wandering around the shores of an unpronounceable lake near Tampere, Finl...
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