Leica T – First thoughts
April 25th, 2014 | by Tobias Weisserth | published in Blog, Gadgets
Leica took its sweet time to release a modern, mirrorless system camera. Dubbed the Leica T, available in black and silver, it resembles a design we have seen from Sony in its NEX cameras. The camera will be manufactured and assembled in a dedicated plant in Germany, while the native lenses for the new T mount will only be Leica branded but in fact be manufactured and assembled
Hamburg – Analog Seasons
March 31st, 2013 | by Tobias Weisserth | published in Feature, Hamburg, Photography
It feels like the new year barely started and now the first quarter is already gone. And yes, in many parts of Europe, winter is still in charge! That's very much true for my native Hamburg in northern Germany where it has snowed until the last days with large spots of snow still dominating the landscape outside. Looking back at the last year in pictures, I have compiled some of the analog highlig...
A different Minolta CLE review: Minolta CLE versus Minolta XD7
June 8th, 2012 | by Tobias Weisserth | published in Gadgets
There's no doubt a lot has been written on the Internet about this little Minolta rangefinder camera already, even though the camera is out of production since long before the Internet became a reality in the first place. Among all the rangefinder camera systems available throughout the last decades, the CLE has always been somewhat of a dark horse. Minolta was an excellent manufacturer in the day...