Tag: Q&A

  • Q&A: Flash system for Leica?

    Q&A: Flash system for Leica?

    Last week I received this email: Dear Joeri, I’m a leica M photographer in Australia.  Thank you for your wonderful work on the M system, especially your book on training. Wonderful material and a great help to those wanting to improve their technique and speed. Could I ask your opinion please: I currently shoot documentary […]

  • Q&A: Leica M8 as first rangefinder?

    Q&A: Leica M8 as first rangefinder?

    Today I received this email: “Hello, Joeri, I very pleased to have found your review of the Leica M8. I would very much appreciate your advice. I’m a relatively recent user of Leica and have upgrade the Q for a Q2.  I love the camera for all the usual reasons but for me there’s the […]

  • Q&A: focus shift with 50 cron

    Q&A: focus shift with 50 cron

    Last week I received this email: Hello Joeri, My name is R. and I’m a photographer in New Orleans, USA. I stumbled upon your blog and wanted to ask a question. Thank you for writing about the 50mm Summicron lens and posting great photos! I got one of these lenses V5 (the current one) and […]

  • Q&A: Lux or Cron?

    Q&A: Lux or Cron?

    Last week I received this mail: Hi Joeri, Considering switching to the M system I have bought your “Working your Leica M” book and have started exercising with a used Leica body and an old 50mm Summicron without a tab. From you experience would you recommend a lens with a lens tab for developing a […]

  • Q&A: Do I need the IR-filter to shoot B&W with my Leica M8?

    Q&A: Do I need the IR-filter to shoot B&W with my Leica M8?

    An interesting question today: Hi, Great write up on the Leica M8 (8 Reasons why you should buy a Leica M8).  You mention that the Leica M8 is also called the “poor mans Monochrome.”  Is it better to take photos with or without an IR cut filter when shooting with monochrome in mind?  Or does […]

  • Q&A: Will the Leica SL still be a good camera in 5-7 years?

    Q&A: Will the Leica SL still be a good camera in 5-7 years?

    Today I received this email: Dear Joeri, I’ve enjoyed your website, in fact your comments helped me to decide to purchase a Leica CL last year and I’m very happy with it.  I also appreciated your comments on the SL cameras. Could I ask for your opinion please?  I’m an expat residing in The Hague […]

  • Q&A: Does the CL work with remote triggers?

    Q&A: Does the CL work with remote triggers?

    Last week I received this email: Hey Joeri! I’ve been poking around your site for a couple years for now and your insights on the Leica CL have lead me to pick one up for myself back in late 2018. I’m wondering if I can trouble you with a quick question, referencing this post you […]

  • Q&A: the Leica 28 or 24 Summilux?

    Q&A: the Leica 28 or 24 Summilux?

    Hi Joeri I hope that this email finds you well. I regularly read your website and love the pics you took with your Lux 24 and I am myself considering one. Since I know that you also wrote a very positive review of the 28 Lux, I was wondering if you saw major differences and […]

  • Q&A: 28 Elmarit or Sumicron as only lens?

    Q&A: 28 Elmarit or Sumicron as only lens?

    Today I received this email: Hi Joeri sorry, that I write you again. This morning, I had to return the M. It was really a joy to take pictures with it. I could test it in a lot of different situations, which I usually make pictures in. And now i´m fixed in, so i will […]

  • Q&A: Is the 50 Cron better than the 50 Summarit?

    Q&A: Is the 50 Cron better than the 50 Summarit?

    I got this mail a few days ago: Heya! I’ve read your reviews on both lenses but I got some questions. I do own the F2.4 50mm Summarit and i am very happy with it. It’s totally usable wide open and really sharp and smooth. Build quality is great, too. But you know the nagging […]