Tag: camera

Leica R8 - the quintessence of photography
Posted on: September 11, 2018 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Thoughts on Analog Photography

I still remember the times during my studies of media technology when I dreamed of someday owning a Leica camera. Although I was happy with the Nikon F2 SLR and Nikon 24mm f/2.8 setup I used during the photography classes I took at university, I kept longing for more. A close …

Posted on: September 14, 2017 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

OneStep 2 Instant Camera introduced by Polaroid Originals

As of September 13th 2017, The Impossible Project is called Polaroid Originals. Apparently the company’s largest shareholder acquired the Polaroid brand and corresponding intellectual property. That seems fitting since the 2008 founded company practically saved Polaroid instant photography. After Polaroid stopped producing instant film, The Impossible Project stepped up to …

Posted on: January 25, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Kodak launches a new Super 8 8mm film camera

Kodak Super 8 In January 2016 Kodak announced a new Super 8 8mm film camera at CES in Las Vegas. To say the least, this is a surprise and I am enthusiastic about it. They say there’s kind of an analog film renaissance and that’s why there is a market …

Posted on: July 1, 2015 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Leica Q Reviews

leicagraph: THE NEW LEICA Q – THE UNVEILING OF LEICA INNOVATION by JAY CASSARIO The Leica Q is the newest compact camera manufactured by Leica in Wetzlar, Germany. It comes with a fixed Summilux 1.4/28mm lens, a full frame 24mp sensor and a built-in electronic viewfinder. I just tried it for …

Posted on: March 2, 2015 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Shot on iPhone 6

Apparently, there is a new showcase of photos taken with iPhone 6 on Apple’s Homepage. According to news at at macrumors.com it is just the beginning of a larger campaign: “[…] involving 77 photographers, 70 cities and 24 countries. Apple will be featuring photos taken with an iPhone 6 in …

Posted on: February 24, 2015 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

LEICA M-P CORRESPONDENT // Leica M // Photography – Leica Camera AG

LEICA M-P CORRESPONDENT // Leica M // Photography – Leica Camera AG “This collector’s piece in the style of legendary reportage cameras, the Leica M-P ‘Correspondent’, was created in a collaboration with the artist Lenny Kravitz.” Source: LEICA M-P ‘CORRESPONDENT’ There will be just 125 sets available, containing a custom Leica …

Posted on: November 11, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Eyes Wide Open! 100 Years of Leica Photography

For true Leica aficionados or anyone who is in interested in the evolution of 35mm photography and the 100 year history of Leica photography, there is an exhibition at the Hamburg Deichtorhallen you don’t want to miss: EYES WIDE OPEN! 100 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY October 24, 2014 − January 11, 2015. A …

Posted on: June 27, 2014 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Polaroid’s cool cam

Polaroid released its cool cam in 1988. It’s basically a pimped Polaroid 600 with fancy neon colours. More infos can be found in the Impossible Project – Camera Museum.