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Chap Olympiad and 50mm Noctilux

The Chap Olympiad and 50mm Noctilux by Roy James Shakespeare The Noctilux f0.95 is a bitch of a lens to use, top heavy, cumbersome, ugly, and a little bit of a monster to control. Discipline and patience is needed to tame this beast, with love and nurturing. I like to shoot directly into the sun […]

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Voigtlander Nokton 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical lens review

This Voigtlander Nokton 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical lens ($899) review is from Ohm Image (additional coverage on that lens can be found here): The below article contains the bulk of my commentary on Voigtlander’s latest, the Nokton 40mm F/1,2 ASPH for Leica M. The original article along with more photos of the lens, examples, and what […]

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Leica CL mirrorless camera review

Leica CL quick street review This Leica CL mirrorless camera review is by Gianni Galassi (Flickr | Blurb): Thanks to my friend Gilberto Benni, manager of the Leica Store Piazza di Spagna in Rome, I had the opportunity to quickly try the Leica CL just a couple of days after its official launch. As soon as we […]

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Leica M system: business analysis and virtual communities

This post is written by Cosimo Fanuli, student of Management Engineering at University of Salento, Italy: Abstract In virtual communities dedicated to photo enthusiasts, dealing with the Leica M theme always creates antitrust fractions. On the one hand, the detractors of the brand find unjustifiable the expense for this type of instruments. On the other hand, those photographers […]

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Leica M9 rangefinder camera review

Leica M9 Rangefinder Review by Carl Garrard: Leica M9 Rangefinder Review: Since I’ve decided to switch to a rangefinder as my main camera system, life has been simpler. My creativity along with my passion for photography, seem in full swing again. Sometimes I reflect with a heavy heart when I realize that I almost lost both […]

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Leica M8 Rangefinder: Diary of Realigned Obsession

Leica M8 Rangefinder: Diary of Realigned Obsession by Carl Garrard: Today’s article reveals a personal confession of a past gear obsession and a subsequent simultaneous realignment of priorities. This article is more about photography than a review of a camera, but we’ll get into that in a bit. My purpose here with publishing this article […]

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7Artisian 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount first impression by Sagi Kortler

This first impressions report of the 7Artisian 50mm f/1.1 lens ($369) on a Leica M9 camera is by Sagi Kortler:

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