1. Leica M-D

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    Is there a doctor in the house? The new Leica has had some amputations. Only Leica could repackage the current M digital rangefinder camera removing the rear monitor and menu system and sell it as “pure photography” and make it £700 more expensive. An homage to film they say –...
  2. Isaac Dylan Parker

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    New gear has arrived…no, not the latest Leica M, but our baby boy, Isaac Dylan Parker, who arrived on 7th May 2015 at 7:03am, weighing 7lbs 11oz. Here’s Bailey and Isaac both enjoying an afternoon nap!
  3. How to shoot a Leica M

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    Helpful training advice, or simply a marketing piece, a leica serves up a slick video with enthusiastic street shooter Craig Semetko, claiming that going up to people on the street with a Leica isn’t as intimidating as other (presumably DSLR) cameras. Using that theory, street shooters should use nothing more...
  4. How to Shoot Street…with a Leica

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    I’ve never managed to take street photography on my Leica, somewhat due to timing, as I got my film Leica when I was killing time popping hospital strength painkillers, and doing laps of the lounge in a protective boot and crutches, and I haven’t quite got back in the photographic...
  5. Sans red dot

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    Leica understatement continues in a new M model released…the M-P Digital. Mechanical Perfection, boosted processing power, weather-sealed, sapphire glass LCD, and no red dot.
  6. Fuji X-Pro 2

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    So, the latest from the Fuji rumour mill suggests that the boffins at Fuji are waiting for a “major breakthrough”, before releasing the update to the X-Pro 1 model. That breakthrough means they’ll likely be a wait for the new model until 2015. That breakthrough could come in the form...
  7. Strange Fruit

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    Design guru’s Jonathon Ive and Marc Newson, who’ve masterminded Apple products and the wacky Pentax K-01 respectively, have been chained to their designer desks again to come up with a special, one off Leica M camera. The camera will be sold at auction, raising money for the Global Fund to...
  8. Leica Lust

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    Exclusive german uber-camera brand Leica has released new models at the Photokina show, including the renamed flagship model, ‘M’. They’ve dropped the numbering, and will now be called just M and it boasts a 24MP sensor, live view with focus peaking, and an adaptor to make it able to use...

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