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Leitz, Camera, Action!

Last weekend I decided to dust off the old 1958 Leica M2 and 5cm f/2.8 Elmar and take it for a spin. The Leica as if you didn’t know is a 35mm beautifully built rangefinder camera. 188 more words


GR vs M9 vs RX1r

There are three main cameras that I rely on, the Leica M9 the Sony RX1r and most recently the Ricoh GR. There’s no need to go into too much detail with the M9; it’s an ‘old’ camera by now and has dozens of excellent reviews scattered around the web. 830 more words


Hong Kong Photo Walk Day II: Sony RX1r and the Leica M9

Today was the second full day of collecting photos from around Hong Kong. Yesterday the Ricoh GR shined along with the Leica M9. Today was the Sony’s turn in the spotlight. 134 more words


Hong Kong Photo Walk with the Leica M9 and Ricoh GR

Cycling has taken away a big chunk of time from my photography. It’s OK, I don’t mind it, but I really needed to swing some time behind the camera, so I booked a solo weekend to Hong Kong for the sole purpose of spending some quality time behind the camera. 78 more words


Review: The 2014 Leica X Typ 113

Photokina 2014 saw the release of an updated Leica X model – the typ 113. I’ve decided to review it for two reasons: firstly, to make another attempt at overcoming my personal lack of enthusiasm for the 35mm FOV, and secondly, out of curiosity to see how good the new lens is – it’s now a newly-designed 23/1.7, changed from the previous 23/2.8 which I believe is a derivative of the M-mount design. 2,211 more words