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Striking a Balance: The Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZM Review

Striking a Balance: The Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZM Review by Louis Ferreira (500px.com/LouisFerreira) When photographers talk about classic focal lengths, the two most commonly considered are the 35mm and 50mm. Both are great starting points for photographers to begin building their lens collection. I have always preferred the look of 50mm and the […]

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ONA Berlin II shoulder bag review

The ONA Berlin II Bag Review – Celebrating 100 years of Leica Photography by Louis Ferreira (http://500px.com/LouisFerreira): ONA approached Leica Rumors a few weeks ago about doing a bag review of their black Berlin II, which I jumped at, because it was on my short list of bags to consider when I outgrew my Leica branded Billingham bag. […]

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Notes on the Leica M6, film and digital photography

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

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

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

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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Quick Leica M9 vs. Fuji X-Pro1 image comparison

Today I will be comparing apples and oranges. The Leica M9 and Fuji X-Pro 1 are two completely different beasts. The only similarity is the way both cameras look. Well, actually there is more then that – both have optical viewfinders, similar megapixel counts (18MP vs. 16.3MP) and no anti-aliasing (AA) filter and that’s about it. I am not going […]

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