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Notes on the Leica M6, film and digital photography

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Xavier Cambre (www.xaviercambre.com) will share his experience shooting the Leica M6 in Mexico: Notes on the Leica M6, film and digital photography My chiaroscuro photographs oscillate between the real and the dreamlike, the documented and the desired, evoking the sense that the everyday is actually filled with more mystery than it seems. Sometimes brooding and […]

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The Leica Q Typ 116 Review: The Future of German Camera Engineering

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The Leica Q Typ 116 Review: The Future of German Camera Engineering by Louis Ferreira http://500px.com/LouisFerreira We have a lot to discuss. So if you are looking for a summary, the Leica Q brings together the best aspects of German and Japanese engineering perfectly for the first time. I wouldn’t say the camera is for everyone […]

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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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