Tag:Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 E58

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Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence

Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence Camera Review Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence April 25, 2023 Leica M3 Silver Chrome Leica M3 Black Repaint The Evergreen Leica M3 Rangefinder Camera I first encountered the Leica M3 in a Japanese drama where the main character inherited his father’s silver chrome camera. And that’s the legendary Leica M3 rangefinder camera. It looks a bit different from other Leica cameras, some said Leica invested […]

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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 […]

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Leica M9-P Review: The Classic Camera that Stands the Test of Time

Leica M9-P Review: The Classic Camera that Stands the Test of Time Camera Review Leica M9-P Review: The Classic Camera that Stands the Test of Time March 5, 2023 Front Leica M9-P Leica M9-P It’s hard to believe that 14 years have passed since Leica Camera AG introduced the Leica M9-P. As a photography enthusiast who has been interested in Leica cameras for years, I still remember the excitement surrounding the release of the M9. While technology has advanced rapidly […]

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Fujifilm Fujichrome Velvia 100 Slide Film

Fujifilm Fujichrome Velvia 100 Slide Film Analog Film Review Fujifilm Fujichrome Velvia 100 Slide Film February 24, 2023 Fujichrome Velvia 100 Fujichrome Velvia 100 Velvia 100 Fujifilm Velvia 100 is a one-stop faster version of the popular film stock Velvia 50, and it offers everything you love about Velvia 50, but in a slightly faster form and it is a daylight film. While I typically shoot other ISO 100 speed slide films, such as Provia, Ektachrome, or Agfa Precia (discontinued), […]

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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 […]

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Leica M9 Monochrom (M9M) – World’s First Black and White Rangefinder Camera

Leica M9 Monochrom (M9M) – World’s First Black and White Rangefinder Camera Camera Review Leica M9 Monochrom (M9M) – World’s First Black and White Rangefinder Camera October 20, 2022 Leica M9M – with Summicron 35/2 V1 8 element Germany Leica M9M – black chrome, close up details I will share my thoughts after trying this camera since its announcement 12 years ago in this post. I must admit that I am not a total stranger to this Leica M9M camera […]

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Leica M11 Review – A Mesmerising Rangefinder Camera

Leica M11 Review – A Mesmerising Rangefinder Camera Camera Review Leica M11 Review – A Mesmerising Rangefinder Camera October 10, 2022 Leica M11 camera – front view Leica M11 camera – Logo and finishing Background – Leica M11 Before I flew to Singapore, I got a message from my friend asking me to try his Leica M11 rangefinder camera when I got there. I was excited and curious about this new Leica M11 because I wanted to know how different […]

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Best Ultra-fast 50mm Lenses for Bokeh in 2022

Best Ultra-fast 50mm Lenses for Bokeh in 2022 Lens Review Best Ultra-fast 50mm Lenses for Bokeh in 2022 August 19, 2022 50mm Lenses Comparison I am always a big fan of 50mm ultra-fast lenses, especially Leica rangefinder M mount lenses. Faster the better? Fast lenses also mean more significant viewfinder blockage, but I have been learning to stick with that in the past decade. Learning these fast lenses can do some magic and pain in the ass to carry them […]

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Reflx Lab 800T (Tungsten) Colour Negative Film

Reflx Lab 800T (Tungsten) Film Analog Film Review Reflx Lab 800T (Tungsten) Film May 26, 2022 Reflx Lab 800T (Tungsten) Film Motion picture film available in C-41 process Reflx Lab 800T is a cinema film with emulsion from Kodak Vision 3 5219 500T. Still, the film is modified and suitable for C-41 processing. An extra layer is called “rem-jet” on the motion picture film. This film has already removed this layer to allow you to develop it directly in the […]

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50mm Rangefinder Lenses Bokeh Comparison – 12 Lenses

50mm Rangefinder Lenses Bokeh Comparison – 12 Lenses Lens Review 50mm Rangefinder Lenses Bokeh Comparison – 12 Lenses July 11, 2021 Since the pandemic, I was not able to travel to other countries for photos but instead, I turned to test some of the lenses at different apertures and would like to show you how different these lenses can be and which Bokeh do you like. In recent years, different new 50mm has come out from Voigtlander, to 7artisans. Cheaper […]

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