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The Phoblographer’s Guide to the Wonderful Leica SL Prime Lenses

At The Phoblographer, we work diligently to produce the most lens reviews of any independent photo publication. Our small team takes the lenses into the

Why Is the Leica M6 so Popular? Is It Overhyped?

Speaking as an owner, you’ll take my Leica M6 from my cold, dead hands. And even then, you’ll need to have a boss fight with

This Leica 35mm F1.4 Lens and Its Beautiful Bokeh Can Be Yours

Good news, folks! This lens is still available for purchase! Once you’ve drunk from the fountain of Oskar Barnack, it’s hard to turn back. I

This 50 Is Both Tank and Treasure: Leica SL 50mm F2 Summicron Review

Leica lenses are known for a durable, all-metal build. But, of course, metal weighs more than plastic. The Leica SL 50mm f2 Summicron is designed

James Bond Leica Q2 ‘007 edition’ revealed – and the price is positively shocking

A long-rumored James Bond-themed Leica Q2 camera has finally been launched ahead of the international release of No Time to Die – and it fittingly

Leica’s Q2 ‘007 Edition’ camera celebrates ‘No Time to Die,’ the 25th Bond film

Leica has announced the release of its Q2 007 Edition camera system. Only 250 units of the limited-edition camera will be made to coincide with

A Simple Tip to Get More From Your Leica RAW Files in Capture One

Are you using this trick? The Leica RAW files from the Leica SL2-S and the Leica SL2 are pretty great. But they can be made

How to Use the Leica SL2-S for Photojournalism: A Guide

The Leica SL2-S has quickly become one of my favorite cameras. It’s got character, it feels great, and more importantly, it’s far different than all

Weekly News Round-up

There isn’t a lot to report this week: a few lenses made available for more camera mounts, some firmware updates and the Voigtländer 50mm F1.5

The Best Instant Cameras That Embrace Nostalgia

Capture Summer ’21 like it’s Summer ’97. Polaroid closed its last factory in 2008 and a little bit of everyone’s childhood died. In the past

3 Beautiful 90mm Lenses That You’re Bound to Love!

If you’re looking for something in-between an 85mm and 135mm lens, consider 90mm Lenses. For many years, it was considered a classic portrait lens. And

So Much Amazing Character. Leica 16-35mm F3.5-4.5 SL Review

Wide-angle lenses are enjoyable! The team likes them because you get a much different perspective. And that’s the case with the Leica 16-35mm f3.5-4.5 SL

An Outstanding Portrait Lens! Leica 90mm F2 SL Review

There aren’t many 90mm lenses on the market, but the Leica 90mm f2 SL is surely worth looking at. Leica doesn’t make an 85mm: they

TTArtisan releases its $215 11mm F2.8 Fisheye lens for Fujifilm GFX camera systems

TTartisan has announced its 11mm F2.8 Fisheye lens is now available for Fujifilm GFX camera systems. The lens features the same basic specifications as its

Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm F2.8 ASPH Review

Leica is no stranger to collaborations with other camera makers. In recent years it’s partnered with Panasonic to create D-Lux and V-Lux compact cameras, and

Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH field review

Introduction Panasonic’s Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH is a bright zoom lens aimed at photographers using Micro Four Thirds camera bodies. With a 35mm-equivalent

I’m Dreaming of the Canon RF 35mm f1.2 L Lens to Be Real

When I was still starting this website, I used the Canon 5D Mk II and the 24-105mm f4 L IS USM. But for many years,

This Beautiful Leica 35mm f1.4 Has a Hard to Find Lens Hood

Once you’ve drunk from the fountain of Oskar Barnack, it’s hard to turn back. I myself own a few wonderful Leica items, and my main

Sigma announces 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sports’ lens for E and L mounts

Sigma has announced its 150-600 F5-6.3 DG DN OS ‘Sports’ lens for full-frame Sony E and Panasonic/Sigma/Leica L-mount bodies. This superzoom lens is comprised of

3 times camera brands failed with phones – what the Lecia Leitz 1 could learn

Leica has taken the wraps off its first phone – and as you can probably guess the focus of the Android device is the camera.

Camera company Leica has made a phone – here are all the details

Leica has made a Japan-exclusive smartphone, with a heavy focus on camera quality above all else. But what can you expect from the company that

5 Dead Camera Brands (And Their Best Cameras You Can Still Buy)

Many brands did not survive the transition to digital, but their cameras are still around. Canon, Leica, Nikon, Sony. Anyone who’s spent time behind the

Huawei P50, P50 Pro Official: Leica Cameras, 66w Charging, and More

After being in the rumor mill for several months, Huawei finally unveiled the P50 series in China with the P50 and P50 Pro. This time

Leitz Phone 1

Leica has introduced its Leitz Phone 1 to the Japanese market. Leica writes it’s ‘the first smartphone to combine uncompromising quality, peerless optical engineering, and

Leica 50mm F2 Summicron-M Review : The Lens I’ve Wanted for So Long

The Leica 50mm f2 Summicron M is a lens every manufacturer should pay attention to. There’s no contrast or micro-contrast trickery. There are no aspherical

There’s Something Very Special About This Leica 50mm F1.4 Lens

For my fellow Leica lovers here, if you know, you know. But for the rest of us, you might not realize why this Leica 50mm

Panasonic announces super-fast Leica 25-50mm f/1.7 Micro Four Thirds lens

Announced as “in development” back in May alongside the Lumix GH5 Mark II and forthcoming GH6, Panasonic’s latest Micro Four Thirds lens, the LEICA DG 25-50mm f/1.7 Vario-Summilux, is

Hands-on with the new Panasonic Leica 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH

Introduction The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH is Panasonic’s latest lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. It covers a slightly unusual 50-100mm

Beautiful, Sharp, and Modern! Leica 75mm F2 APO ASPH Lens Review

The Leica M-mount system is often revered as a benchmark of aspiration and a defining line in the sand of having made it. For decades,

Olympus 8-25mm F4 Pro vs Panasonic Leica 8-18mm F2.8-4 – The complete comparison

There is no lack of choice when it comes to quality wide-angle zoom lenses for micro four thirds. Some are a bit wider, others have