by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 09/19/2022
It’s difficult to improve upon a classic, but Leica has done it with the latest Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens. This updated version of the fast wide-angle prime sees the lens move into a more contemporary field in which Leica acknowledges how its lenses are being used in the digital era and opens up the M lens evolution for more versatility. 
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 02/04/2021
Is it strange to sit back and think that buying a film camera is a new experience to many—even most—photographers? Just 20 years ago, almost everyone was buying and using film cameras. Today, there are legions of photographers who have never shot a single roll of film. Luckily for us, film photography still exists and there are both film and film cameras that you can buy with which
by Jason T ·Posted 02/01/2021
Until recently, electronic viewfinders (EVFs) weren’t taken seriously, especially in professional photography circles. Even though they have always offered some clear advantages over optical viewfinders (OVFs), like WYSIWYG exposure preview, for instance, early EVFs were also characterized by pixelated and laggy image quality that was a turnoff to many shooters. This was one reason, among others, that DSLR technology remained dominant for quite some time after the introduction of the mirrorless camera. In recent years, however, EVFs have
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 11/05/2020
Please help B&H Photo welcome the newest filmmaking aid from Teradek, the TOF.1 Precision Infrared Range Finder for Teradek RT provides focus information for shots from Macro to distances up to 100' away. Designed to work with the Teradek RT MDR.X receiver, the range finder provides distance information to CTRL.1 or CTRL.3 wireless lens controllers. This allows you to engage autofocus on the lens and let the range-finder
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 11/22/2019
Everyone loves a nice 24-70mm or a simple 50mm lens, but nothing generates instant intrigue and interest more than a unique focal length or lens design you’ve never seen before. Whether it’s an ultra-wide-angle lens, impressively fast design, or it just has some kind of distinct trait that separates it from the norm, unique lenses are a sure way to add some character to your imagery. Despite 2019 being a foundation-building year for many manufacturers, with many lens releases focusing on core sets of standard primes and zooms, here’s a look at
by Staff Writer ·Posted 01/22/2019
Bringing the accuracy of pinpoint distance measurement with a range of up to 2,800 yards, the new Leica Rangemaster CRF 2800.COM is the first compact Leica laser rangefinder capable of a Bluetooth connection to your mobile device equipped with the new Leica Hunting App. The wireless connection also works with your Kestrel Elite weather meter. The Rangemaster CRF 2800.COM gives a 7 x 24 optical view of your target with 15mm eye relief
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 08/10/2018
Demonstrating its commitment to accessible Anamorphic origination, SLR Magic brings you its Rangefinder Cine Adapter with near/normal focus range. This adapter simplifies focusing when using an anamorphic adapter on your taking lens. Normally you must adjust focus on the taking lens and adapter to get a sharp image; however, with this rangefinder adapter, you set the taking lens and anamorphic adapter to infinity and then you can pull focus
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 04/27/2018
Hitting the scene with a versatile lineup of all-manual primes for mirrorless cameras, 7artisans Photoelectric lenses are now available at B&H for Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, and APS-C-format Sony E-mount cameras. Covering a range from ultra-wide to normal, these optics are characterized by their simple and refined designs, all-metal lens-barrel construction, and fast maximum apertures. The widest APS-C lens available—the
by Christopher Witt ·Posted 10/16/2017
Building on the success of its predecessor, Leica has introduced refinements and improvements across the board to produce its new Rangemaster CRF 2700-B laser rangefinder. Up top is a longer metering range that reaches out to 2,700 yards, thanks, in part, to a narrower beam divergence, while staying with the same small CR2 battery previously used. Still in place is the onboard inclinometer and environmental sensors that measure the
14,893 Views ·Posted 02/23/2015
In the following video, KelbyOne Media’s Larry Becker presents an in-depth overview of the Fujifilm X100T, and covers its updated features, core technologies, and some optional accessories to complement its use. The video begins with a rundown of the Fujifilm X100T's primary specs, including its 16.3MP X-Trans CMOS II sensor, EXR Processor II, and other performance attributes. Becker delves into some of the prominent ergonomic features, such as its robust magnesium-alloy
109 Views ·Posted 09/13/2012
The Leica M Rangefinder System