Sep 222014
 
Leica M60 + 35mm Summilux Release

Leica M60 Release Life without a screen GERMANY   Introduction Leica is a changed company.  The German lens and camera designers used to trickle out new goods at an analog pace.  The costs of new product development are astounding and while larger companies would release an array of new cameras and lenses twice a year, [more...]

Mar 172011
 
Leica Lens Review: 75mm Summicron f 2.0

Getting More, With Less Leica describes the 75mm as a short tele, but what does that mean? Caught somewhere between a tele 90mm and a standard 50mm, the 75mm proved to be more versatile than its name leads us to believe.  It can handle a range of subjects without weighing you down.   ‹ Introduction › Before [more...]

Jan 102011
 
Leica Lens Review: 35mm Summicron f 2.0

Small, Simple, & Pre-ASPH Standing on a balcony outside of the Magnum Office’s in New York, Tina Ruisinger photographed Inge Morath and  her Leica M6.  The beat up hood of the 35mm Summicron, made me wonder, why the most famous pictures were taken with equipment that looks like it went through a war?  I wanted [more...]

Dec 082010
 
Walking Barefoot: Leica 90mm Summicron Review

Leica 90mm Summicron Review Pre-ASPH f 2.0   Traveling has a way of sharpening the senses. Surrounded by new sights and strange sounds, the world can feel like a completely different place. For a close up view, Leica’s 90mm Summicron is the portrait lens of choice.  But even more than a lens for faces, it [more...]

Nov 022010
 
PDN Photo-Expo

Testing New Lenses [  N E W  Y O R K  C I T Y  ] At the PDN Photo Expo here in NYC, Leica was on hand with an arsenal of lenses.  It was a great place to handle some of the new equipment and take the images home thanks to my M9. [ [more...]

Oct 262010
 
Leica Lens Review: 50mm Summicron F 2.0

Revisiting A Legend Venice is the perfect backdrop for testing Leica’s classic lens. Often under rated, the Summicron is more than a stepping stone in the Leica line up. Like its Italian counter part, this lens has resisted the test of time, earning its place in the canon of great glass. –The Basics The Venetians [more...]