The Huawei Mate 9 is an Android phablet that features a 20MP black and white, along with a 12MP dual-lens camera. Huawei sent me the Mate 9 to try out and I’ve been using it as a second phone for a couple months now. [Read more…]
The new Leica M-D is a 24MP full frame digital camera with no LCD screen. Leica released a limited edition model with no LCD a couple years ago; however, this is the first serial production Leica digital rangerfinder without a display. [Read more…]
In the latest video from the Lightroom Coffee Break series, Adobe’s Benjamin Ward explains how to easily add keywords to your photos in Lightroom. Simply use the Command key [Mac] or Control key [Windows] with the arrow key to advance to the next photo without having to take your hands off the keyboard. The video is only 55 seconds, so check it out above to see the quick demo.
Leica has announced three new wide-angle lenses for M mount cameras:
- Leica Elmarit-M 28mm f/2.8 ASPH ($2195)
- Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH ($3995)
- Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH ($2795)
The Elmarit-M 28mm f/2.8 is a very compact profile at just over an inch long. All of the lenses feature a minimum focusing distance of 2.3′. Each lens ships with an all-metal lens hood and a metal lens cap. The new Summicron-M 35mm lens is also available in a silver finish. You can pre-order each of the lenses via the links above.
Leica has released firmware version 1.2 for the new Leica SL with the following improvements:
- Optimization of picture quality at ISO values from 50 to 400
- Improvements to the image in the electronic viewfinder
- Greater flexibility when entering WLAN passwords
- Leica Log Gamma curve (L-Log) for video available for in-camera 8-bit recording
To access the firmware update, registered camera users can log into the Leica owner’s area of the Leica website and download the firmware version at: https://owners.leica-camera.