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Introduction to Light Meters Article

In keeping with the spirit of Lucky Film Friday we've added a new article today, Introduction to Light Meters!

Guest writer Ray Larose gives us a great introduction to light meters, from a smartphone app to analog and digital handheld models - giving pros and cons to each and things to consider!

Andrew Spencer - The Leica Story

Andrew Spencer shared with us a really neat story about a good friend and his dad - and an amazing collection of cameras... Including a very nice Leica M2 with 35mm, 50mm and 90mm lenses that he was given access to. Read more about this story in his blog post, "1928 - The Leica Story" and be sure to check out the pictures as well. Sorry to hear of your friend's dad passing Andrew, and thanks for sharing this with us!

Using M Lenses on Fujifilm X Cameras Article

Added today is the Using M Lenses on Fujifilm X Cameras article!

An in-depth report on using Leica, Voigtländer, Zeiss and other M/LTM lenses on Fujifilm X series cameras, such as the X-T1 and X-E2, among others. Adapters, caveats, performance and more are reviewed.

Buying Vintage Leica Film Cameras Article

Added today is a great article, Buying Vintage Leica Film Cameras!

Guest writer Ray Larose (who you may remember from his Exposure post here recently) contributes this article on the ins and outs of buying a used Leica film camera - how to go about it and what to look out for!

Les Numeriques Tours Wetzlar and Leitz Park

We've certainly seen a ton of coverage of the recent celebrations over 100 Years of Leica Photography and hopefully everyone isn't too burnt out on it. But Les Numeriques recently took a nice tour of Wetzlar and Leitz Park and shares it with us in "Leitz Wetzlar Park: the return of the child prodigy" (French). Lots of great pictures. Read it in English (via Google).

Fujifilm X-T1 vs. Leica T Article

Added today is the Fujifilm X-T1 vs. the Leica T comparison article!

Many M shooters are looking for an alternative body for use with M lenses - how does the new X-T1 stack up against the T?

Bauhausian Simplicity of Design Article

Added today is the Leica and Bauhausian Simplicity of Design article!

This article expands on our previous articles of what makes a Leica - a Leica. More from an emotional standpoint and how the clean, simple design appeals to ardent Leica photographers.

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