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New MS-Optical Super Triplet Perar 3.5/35 Mark II Announced

Japanexposures announced a new version of the smallest M-mount lens available today: the MS Super Triplet Perar 3.5/35 Mark II. The previous version sold out several months ago. The new lens has some minor changes...


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Shooting in the Dark

Added today is the Shooting in the Dark article.

The article discusses the high-ISO drama and general techniques for available light shooting.

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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