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Leica T and Hasselblad Lunar - Compared!

We've seen some silly comparisons before but this one may take the cake. Of course, some have considered exactly this comparison in reaction to the new Leica T. But in its defense, it is what it is and does not try to simply dress up an existing camera as the Lunar does. Take it as you will... Gizmag's Leica T vs. Hasselblad Lunar comparison! To be fair, they do give it a nice review in the more serious Hands on: A week with the gorgeous Leica T.

60th Birthday Review of the Leica M3

A while back we mentioned that this year not only marks 100 Years of Leica photography but also represents the 60th anniverary of the Leica M system. Kai from DigitalRev TV marks the occasion with this review of the Leica M3 which started it all back in 1954.


ONA to Announce The Berlin - Reviewed

A La Vida Leica exclusive! Today ONA is announcing their newest bag... Designed in collaboration with - and celebrating 100 years of Leica photography, "The Berlin!" This limited edition bag was designed specifically for the M-System and the Leica-inspired design cues are subtle, but clear when you notice them. This is a beautiful, upscale bag that compromises nothing in form or function.

We were given access to a bag from the first batch and pleased to present our review of ONA's "The Berlin" bag to coincide with the announcement!

FLM CB-38FTR QRP-40 Ball Head & QR

Added today is the FLM CB-38FTR QRP-40 Ball Head & QR review!

Mid-sized, fairly light yet full-featured and robust - this ball head and quick release make a great high-end option for Leica M, S and compact cameras.

FLM CB-24FB PRP-45 Ball Head & QR

Added today is the FLM CB-24FB PRP-45 Ball Head & QR review!

Small, light yet full-featured and robust - this ball head and quick release make a great entry to the high-end for Leica M (and compact) cameras.

Photozone Reviews the Noctilux

Photozone.de has just added their latest Leica lens review - the Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH. They clearly use a hard-number approach to quantify the technical aspects of the lens, and of course mention the price. Most users of this lens don't really regard any of that, instead going by the defining look that it lends to our images. Nevertheless, an interesting read just to see what's behind that look. As they remind us, it's not the most expensive (or fastest) lens that's the best. You'll recall that we have our own review of the Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH as well.

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FLM CP26-L3S Tripod Review

Added today is the FLM CP-26-L3S Tripod review!

A high-performance tripod perfect for Leica shooters in that it's extremely lightweight, stable and capable.

We will be reviewing additional FLM products shortly; keep an eye out for them!

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