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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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Kenji leather case for Leica M10 camera

In a LeicaRumors post from March I covered several different half cases for the Leica M10 camera and a few weeks later I was contacted by Kenji Leather to try their latest Leica M10 leather case in a military camouflage dark blue color. Here is my quick hands-on:

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My new Leica M10 macro/product photography setup

The last time I had to do some product shots for the sterling silver soft release buttons I realized my setup sucks – this is what I had – an old light shed with some DIY external lights: You can tell from the picture above that the tent was falling apart. I was just using whatever lighting […]

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First look of the new Ruggard electronic dry cabinet for camera and lens storage

Here is some additional information on the new Ruggard electronic dry cabinets used to prevent fungus on lenses and cameras (initially reported here):

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Shooting the Milky Way with the Leica M10 (Zeiss Distagon 15mm f/2.8 ZM lens review)

General The widest M rectilinear lens that Leica makes today is the 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar ($2,995) if you don’t count the 16-18-21mm f/4 Tri-Elmar-M ($5,195). If you want to go wider, Zeiss and Voigtlander are the only options – Zeiss makes two super wide lenses, while Voigtlander has three: Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZM ($4,600) […]

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Leica M10 lens report: Meyer-Optik Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens

The Meyer-Optik Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 is a full frame lens that is known for its “soap bubble bokeh”. The lens was born from a Kickstarted project in 2015 that raised almost $360,000 and is now available for purchase at B&H. The lens comes in many different mounts, including Leica M. Limited edition titanium and gold […]

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