Is Lomography Working on a new Leica Lens?

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According to one source the answer is a very straightforward yes. According to the appropriately named Reddit user LeicaM6Guy, Lomography is currently in the testing phases of a new lens for M39/M-Mount cameras. While not too much information was provided he was able to provide some information. It is a reworked version of an older lens. Based on our experience with the … [Read more...]

Camera review: The Canon 7

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As I'm sure anyone who listens to the Pdexposures Podcast will know, I am somewhat infatuated with my Leica IIIf. The reasons are many - compact size, high-magnification rangefinder, the way it fits into my hand - but whenever there is talk of rangefinders on Twitter, I appear to be in the minority. Most people go straight to the Leica M range, many opt for the Voigtlander … [Read more...]

The Top 5 “Alternative” Compact Cameras

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As some of you may have noticed, I was absent from the latest episode of the Pdexposures Podcast, and Dan Domme filled in - giving Nate a perfect partner with whom he could wax lyrical about automatic compacts without someone scowling at every possible opportunity. Now, I'm not a fan of automation in cameras. Yep, I'm one of those nerdy guys Dan's on about towards the end of … [Read more...]

Pdexposures Podcast Episode 32 – The State of the Union

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Welcome back to Pdexposures. For what seems like the first time in a long while, the trio is back together and ready to tackle the issues of the day. As such, this is our State of the Union episode, where we cast a critical eye over recent events in the film photography community and economy and try to figure out what the future holds. Expect Kickstarters good and bad, … [Read more...]

Soviet Rangefinder Lenses, Redux

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Some of you may remember that last year I wrote a post detailing how Soviet LTM/M39 lenses (i.e. lenses built for the Fed and Zorki rangefinders) do not work correctly on Leica cameras. Well, I was never particularly happy with that post. Why? Because it was reliant on film scans, and I don't trust them. Or, more to the point, I don't trust my scanner. It produces an image … [Read more...]