Leica M7 camera is now officially discontinued

After 15 years on the market, Leica M7 has now been officially discontinued. As reported on Red Dot Forum, Leica will not be producing the M7 any longer, and you’ll be able to get it only from the remaining stock at various dealers. Leica M7 was introduced in 2002 as a follow-up to the M6. […]

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Nikon full-frame mirrorless camera: what we expect and specifications we’d like to see

There’s a full-frame mirrorless camera in the pipeline from Nikon, but when will it arrive and what will its specification be? Angela looks at what we know so far and makes some predictions.

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Fujifilm Portraits: The 6 Best Portrait Lenses Available To X-Series Photographers

In the world of digital photography, there are few companies with as high of a reputation in terms of lens design as Fujifilm enjoys. The Japanese firm offers its X-series users some of the best performing glass on the market for some of the best prices around. So it should come as no surprise that some of you may be curious as to what the best lenses for portraiture are in the Fuji ecosystem. Well, today I am happy to oblige those thoughts and offer you my thoughts on the top portrait lenses currently available for the Fujifilm X-series. But we won’t just be looking into this from the perspective of Fujinon-only lenses, no, we will be looking at this from the perspective of the entire ecosystem, including third-party options.

This is Why Staying Away From Social Media Has Helped Me as a Photographer After One Month

At the time of writing this piece, I’ve kept myself unplugged from most social media for over a month. I’m not completely against social media but I don’t think it’s either healthy and beneficial for us, humans being a highly sociable species. At the beginning of this year, I committed myself to change the things that I don’t like about my life. I started with taking my martial art training more serious, focusing all my energy towards my craft and my business, stop drinking regularly, changing my food habits and trying to ignore social media.

8 Fantastic Lenses for Candid Photography In Any Situation

Candid photography has become more and more popular as the masses become more and more tone deaf to the look of cliché posed portraits. It’s a less perfect form of portraiture, but a truer to life one as well – in many ways at least. But popularity and technique to capturing these candid images aside, what sort of lenses are best for Candid Photography? This is the question that we hope to answer for you today, with the goal of pointing you in the direction of some gear that will make your life as a candid photographer easier.

Can We Guess Which is Better? Leica M10 vs Leica M6

Ever been curious if it’s worth „upgrading“ from a Leica M6 to an M10? In a recent trip to New York City, George Muncey of Negative Feedback swapped his M6 with New Yorker Joe Greer’s M10 for a day to see how the experience and the results would stack up.

For their photo walk around New York City, George shot with the Leica M10 with 28mm lens, while Joe shot with the Leica M6 with 40mm lens and loaded with Kodak Portra 400. Really big difference there in the focal lengths aside from going digital after some years, but George also wanted to see if the wide angle experience is something he’d enjoy. For this test, they decided to shoot street snaps first in Chinatown and take advantage of its busy scenes.