Tag:Leica M10-P

w-nikkor-c-3.5cm-35mm-f1.8-1.8-nikon-rangefinder-lens-skyllaney-rehouse-omnar-leica-review-nk35-18-digital-film-performance-samples-4

W-Nikkor C 3.5cm (35mm) f/1.8 – NK35-18 by Skyllaney

W-Nikkor C 3.5cm (35mm) f/1.8 – NK35-18 by Skyllaney Lens Review W-Nikkor C 3.5cm (35mm) f/1.8 – NK35-18 by Skyllaney June 9, 2024 Leica M10-P, W-Nikkor 3.5cm f/1.8 The W-Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 was the world’s first super-speed wide-angle lens and a premium choice for Nikon’s 1950s rangefinder cameras. While it’s easy to overlook this lens because of its f/1.8 aperture when faster lenses like the Summilux 35mm f/1.4 Pre-a or ASPH are available, it’s crucial to appreciate what it brought […]

Continue Reading
Voigtlander-Nokton-50mm-f1.5-1.5-50-L39-LTM-m-mount-rangefinder-leica-lens-review-135-prominent-old-vintage-hk-details-rare-focusing-ring-coating-m2-camera-4

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 L39 and Prominent – Beyond the Swirly Bokeh

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 L39 and Prominent – Beyond the Swirly Bokeh Lens Review Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 L39 and Prominent – Beyond the Swirly Bokeh April 14, 2024 Coating colour Leica M10-P, Voigtlander Nokton 50/1.5 Prominent, Edinburgh, UK I have owned the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 L39 and Prominent version, also known as the Old Nokton, multiple times. With each iteration, I am learning about the different versions, adapter compatibility, its history, and its distinctive renderings. I’ve been meaning […]

Continue Reading
voigtlander-nokton-35mm-1.5-vm-asph-aspherical-compact-lens-m-mount-brass-hood-square-lens-leica-rangefinder-M2-look-shop-alternative-option-2

New addition Voigtlander 35mm f/1.5 Asph VM Lens and Its Sleek Square Hood

New addition Voigtlander 35mm f/1.5 Asph VM Lens and Its Sleek Square Hood Diary New addition Voigtlander 35mm f/1.5 Asph VM Lens and Its Sleek Square Hood September 17, 2023 Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.5 asph VM with brass hood Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.5 asph VM, Leica M10-P, London Introducing my latest addition – the Voigtlander 35mm f/1.5 asph VM lens, which I acquired primarily for its accompanying hood. As a fan of square hoods, particularly the sleek Summicron 35mm APO […]

Continue Reading
leica-m10-m10p-rangefinder-super-elmar-m-sem-18mm-f3.8-asph-wide-angle-lens-black-and-white-mode-cloud-storm-hong-kong-focal-length-perspective

The Dance of Focal Lengths: Exploring Wide Angles and Telephotos

The Dance of Focal Lengths: Exploring Wide Angles and Telephotos Diary As a Nikon film SLR lover, I have always gravitated towards telephoto prime lenses like the 85mm, 105mm and 135mm. The optical viewfinder and focusing system of the Nikons allow me to compose and focus with precision at these longer focal lengths. The rangefinder focusing mechanism of my Leica MP, on the other hand, proves more challenging for telephotos and often requires an additional magnifier (i.e 1.25X or 1.4X) […]

Continue Reading
muay-thai-compeition-hong-kong-2023-leica-m10-p-m10p-rangefinder-camera-summilux-24mm-f1.4-1.4-24-asph-lens-fight-boxing-bnw-focal-length-wide-angle-composition-tips-how-to-experience-why-time-out

The Power of Wide Angle Lenses: How 24mm Summilux Helped Me Capture the Action of Muay Thai

The Power of Wide Angle Lenses: How 24mm Summilux Helped Me Capture the Action of Muay Thai Diary The Power of Wide Angle Lenses: How 24mm Summilux Helped Me Capture the Action of Muay Thai May 18, 2023 Leica M10-P camera with 24mm and 28mm Summilux f1.4 asph lenses We are often taught not to make mistakes and view losing as failure in the Chinese society. However, we have overlooked the most crucial element in life – we learn from […]

Continue Reading
hk-photowalk-leica-central-tai-kwun-street-photography-m10p-m10-m10-p-rangefinder-camera-steel-rim-summilux-35mm-f1.4-35-1.4-pre-a-v1-bnw-monochrom-portrait-posing copy

Photowalk with Mau in Central HK – Leica M10P and Summilux Steel Rim

Photowalk with Mau in Central HK – Leica M10P and Summilux Steel Rim Diary Photowalk with Mau in Central HK – Leica M10P and Summilux Steel Rim May 16, 2023 Leica M10-P, Leica Summilux 35mm f/1.4 v1 (Steel Rim), Central Hong Kong Leica M10-P, Leica Summilux 35mm f/1.4 v1 (Steel Rim), Central Hong Kong The other day, I had an enjoyable photowalk with Mau, a passionate photographer who was in Hong Kong for a business trip. Check out his amazing […]

Continue Reading
leica-summilux-35mm-f1.4-1.4-asph-aspherical-fle-11663-floating-element-lens-review-rangefinder-m-mount-film-photograph-lenses-sharpness-performance-look

Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH (11663) – An Exquisite Lens for Every Occasion

Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH (11663) – An Exquisite Lens for Every Occasion Lens Review Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH (11663) – An Exquisite Lens for Every Occasion March 28, 2023 Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 ASPH FLE (11663) with hood Leica M10, Havana Cuba Leica Summilux 35/1.4 ASPH FLE The Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 ASPH FLE (11663) is a lens that has been a part of my collection for quite some time. Back in 2011, this lens was […]

Continue Reading
leica-m10-p-m10p-rangefinder-digital-camera-review-cmos-vs-m9-use-thoughts-experience-germany-full-frame-m-mount-minimalist-simple-expensive-why-choose

Leica M10-P Review: Leaving Sentimentality Behind with Ambivalence

Leica M10-P Review: Leaving Sentimentality Behind with Ambivalence Camera Review Leica M10-P Review: Leaving Sentimentality Behind with Ambivalence March 17, 2023 Leica M10-P shutter curtains Leica M10-P with Noctilux 50/1.2 ASPH (E49 reissue) (Front) Leica M10-P In 2017, I bought a Leica M10 hoping to replace my beloved Leica M9-P. I had spent quite some time with the M9 and M9-P and decided that I did not want to deal with, or even think about, the CCD corrosion issue. I […]

Continue Reading
lion-dance-hong-kong-chinese-new-year-dancing-temple-lettece-performance-diary-leica-m10-m10p-noctilux-50mm-f1-1.0-noct-e58-v1-bokeh-bnw-rangefinder-camera-photos

Lion Dance Kicks Off Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Lion Dance Kicks Off Chinese New Year in Hong Kong Diary Lion Dance Kicks Off Chinese New Year in Hong Kong January 25, 2023 Leica M10-P, Noctilux 50mm f/1 E58, ISO 3200 Leica M10-P, Noctilux 50mm f/1 E58, ISO 6400 Lion Dance Tradition Lion dance is a traditional Chinese performance art that is steeped in history and culture. It is a performance that is typically characterised by dancers dressed in lion costumes that mimic the movements and behaviours of the […]

Continue Reading
Voigtlander-nokton-50mm-50-f1-f1.0-vm-asph-grinding-apsherical-lens-review-leica-rangefinder-m-mount-ultra-fast-aperture-bokeh-sharp-clinical-performance-best-2022-film-digital-test-without-hood

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.0 ASPH VM – A Razor Sharp Samurai Sword

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.0 ASPH VM – A Razor Sharp Samurai Sword Lens Review Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.0 ASPH VM – A Razor Sharp Samurai Sword September 4, 2022 Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 50/1.0 ASPH on Leica M3 Top view of Nokton 50mm f/1.0 ASPH Voigtlander Nokton 50/1.0 ASPH VM I have been online following all the news about Cosina’s Voigtlander 50mm f1.0 ASPH M mount lens. Since 2018 Voigtlander has been rolling out aggressive lens maps, upgrading its existing lineup […]

Continue Reading