Gear

Anything to do with photographic gear, such as bodies - see also Lens.

Choosing Focal Lengths

Added today is the Choosing Focal Lengths article.

The article discusses what the "typical" focal lengths for a rangefinder are and what's involved with both going wider and longer.

Polarizers and the M System

Added today is the Polarizers and the M System article.

The article discusses several solutions to allow you to use a polarizing filter with an M camera - something that's not necessarily as easy as you might think.

Finally, a Faster CF/SD Card Reader!

As we all know... We've reached the speed limits of USB-based card readers some time ago. FireWire was a good option if you happened to shoot CF cards, but that doesn't help us M shooters much. So if you're graced with a USB 3.0 port...

So What's Inside?

Ever wonder what, exactly - is inside your camera? Some of us take them apart. Others, myself included... Would rather leave this to those that do!

Here's an interesting bunch of links I came across today:

A Peek Inside the Leica M6 Rangefinder
Cross Section Views of Leica Lenses
Anatomy of the M8

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UV/IR Filters

Added today is the UV/IR Filters article.

The article discusses the problem necessitating the use of the filters, the various manufacturers that make them, and their use on various cameras.

Viewfinder Magnifiers

Added today is the Viewfinder Magnifiers article.

The article discusses why you would use one, and covers the various manufacturers that make them, with the pros and cons of each.

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