Photokina 2016: What’s New in Imaging at the Big Show? Part 2

You know that cellphone cameras are seen as serious imaging devices when Zeiss, the venerable German optical master, is rolling out a whole line of high-performance lenses for them. Zeiss, in partnership with ExoLens, had already released its first one, the Zeiss Mutar 0.6 Asph T* wide angle (equivalent to an 18mm on full frame) for the iPhone, in June.

Leica Expands SL System with 5 Upcoming Lenses + Handgrip

Leica has come to Photokina this year with a lot of promises for its young SL system, including five lenses and an advanced handgrip. These lenses will expand the full-frame lens system dramatically throughout 2017, the expected release window, and will include the previously mentioned Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH., as well as an APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH., APO-Summicron-SL 90mm f/2 ASPH., Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH., and Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH.

Leica Goes Instant with the Sofort Camera

Get Ready for your Close-Up, with the Leica Macro-Elmarit-TL 60mm f/2.8

Unveiled: Leica Silver Anodized APO-Summicron-M 50mm ASPH Lens

Recommended Cameras for Newborn and Baby Photography

Skill and patience aside, if you want to capture successful photographs of babies and newborns, it helps to have a camera with features that enable you to capture what are more often than not fleeting, unrepeatable moments in time.

10 Tools for the Luddite Photographer

In today’s fast-paced, constantly evolving world, it's tough to keep up with the latest photographic trends and gear options available. Many find it too overwhelming to do so and, instead, simply choose to relax in the comforts of tested, proven designs for photographic equipment. While they are not the latest and greatest by any means, here are ten tools or processes that hardly require any introduction due to their reputations as classics, or by how they defy consistently transforming technology.

Wista 810DX Cherry Wood Field Camera

Unveiled: Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens

Leica Owners: M8, M9, Monochrom, and M-E Battery Statement

Classic Cameras: Photographing Floyd Bennett Field with the Leica M3

My father was an aviation buff. As a teenager in Coney Island, in the mid-1930s, he would often ride his bike to Floyd Bennett Field, a nearby naval base where he befriended many of the aircraft mechanics, while also learning a thing or two about fixing aircraft engines.


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