Month: January 2021

New firmware for Leica M series cameras

Leica Camera has released firmware updates for its M-D, M & M10 Monochrom (TYP 246), M (TYP 240/262), M 10-R and M 10-P rangefinder cameras adding a new distortion control. Leica’s new Perspective Control function can be used to correct...

/ January 30, 2021

The 80/20 Principle And Your Business

The 80/20 Principle, also known as The Pareto Principle, states that 80% of the results are derived from 20% of the causes. Those familiar with the concept generally agree that it is more or less universally applicable in virtually all...

/ January 29, 2021

Fujifilm unveils GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR lens for GFX System

Fujifilm has released details of the Fujinon GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR, the first f/1.7 interchangeable autofocus lens for its mirrorless medium format camera system. Angled view of the new Fujinon GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR lens. (Source: Fujifilm.) The...

/ January 28, 2021

Fujifilm’s GFX100S coming soon

The fourth medium-format mirrorless camera in Fujifilm’s GFX System, the 102-megapixel GFX100S is scheduled for release in late February. Angled view of the new GFX100S camera, shown here with the GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR lens. (Source: Fujifilm.) The...

/ January 28, 2021

Fujifilm announces X-E4 camera plus two lenses

Due for release in late February is the new Fujifilm X-E4 camera, with two new XF lenses following in March. The latest addition to Fujifilm’s  X Series, the X-E4 is designed for content creators. The silver version is shown in...

/ January 28, 2021

Go panoramic

We revisit panoramic photography and explore situations where it can be valuable. Panoramic images can be created by stitching two separately-captured frames together, as shown in this example. There’s no formal definition of what makes a ‘panoramic’ photograph, although the...

/ January 28, 2021

In the Spotlight

By Graeme Edwards. Taken at The Redwood Forest in Warburton Victoria. In the Spotlight By Graeme Edwards Panasonic DMC-FZ300 Taken at The Redwood Forest in Warburton Victoria. I was lucky to have someone with me to be the focal point...

/ January 27, 2021

How to Deploy a WordPress® Staging Site With cPanel

Editing a production WordPress site is like detailing your car while it’s driving down the freeway. You might arrive at your destination on time and looking good. Then again, it could all go horribly wrong—and if you do it often...

/ January 27, 2021

Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 lens released in Leica M mount

ZY Optics has released a version to its popular Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens with a Leica M mount. The new Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens, shown in the black and silver versions. (Source: ZY Optics.) The new lens has...

/ January 26, 2021

Limited edition Leica M10-P “Reporter” camera released

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Leica Camera is releasing a special M10-P “Reporter” camera in a limited edition of 450 units worldwide. The new Leica M10-P “Reporter” camera. (Source: Leica Camera.) Technically identical to...

/ January 22, 2021