Category Archives: Guest posts

My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review

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My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review by Louis Ferreira (www.500px.com/LouisFerreira) Since becoming serious about photography I have been interested in adding an affordable ultra-wide angle lens to my kit, but there weren’t many options available for M mount that did not suffer from chromatic aberration and barrel distortion. The introduction of […]

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Why I Choose The Leica M: Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed, Focal Point

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Starting today Louis Ferreira (www.500px.com/LouisFerreira) will start contributing articles to Leica Rumors. His first post addresses why he selected the Leica M system: During the transition to digital I tried many camera systems and read many articles to find a camera that fit me, but when the first digital M hit the market I was intrigued. None of […]

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Ghost on the Horizon: exploring unseen spaces with the Leica M240

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This “Ghost on the Horizon: exploring unseen spaces with the Leica M240″ article is written by Jonathan Castellino (Website | Flickr | Facebook): I need to be silent. Documenting off-limits areas requires this. I need to be quick — I need to control what I can. And if all else fails, I need to be discreet. […]

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A Leica Photographer on Being “Discovered” and Publishing FAIR WITNESS: Street Photography for the 21st Century by David Lykes Keenan

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A Leica Photographer on Being “Discovered” and Publishing FAIR WITNESS: Street Photography for the 21st Century by David Lykes Keenan David just launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish FAIR WITNESS. For more information and to support the campaign, click here.  What is an emerging photographer — wait, I hate that expression. What is a rookie photographer […]

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Shooting the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show with Leica M 240 and 50mm f/0.95 Noctilux lens

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This guest post is by Roy James Shakespeare – check out his new e-book on the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show: A piece of cake Purchasing the 50mm Noctilux f/0.95 two years ago was a mammoth decision. Shortly after I thought, what an earth have I done. What a load of rubbish this lens was. […]

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Guest post: Winter in Andalucia

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I don’t like December in Holland. It’s dark, cold and there are way too many days you have to things I don’t like doing. We decided to escape and headed for southern Spain, where it was a lot less cold. Andalucia is a region that is famous for flamenco, olive oil and sherry, but frankly, […]

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Review: using Leica M lenses on the 36MP Sony A7r mirrorless camera

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This review on using Leica M lenses on the Sony A7r 36mp camera is by Tom Grill (Web | Blog, click on images for larger view): As a Leica owner, I was immediately intrigued when I saw the first announcements of a full-frame, small, 36mp, mirrorless camera from Sony with the ability of accepting Leica M lenses. It […]

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