Leica at Photokina 2018: Wrap Up

Entering the Koelnmesse for Photokina never loses its excitement, even as I head into my sixth show. The hustle, the bustle, and energy of the show hits you as soon as you weave your way through the crowds of e...

Leitzpark 3 Opening: A Celebration of Photography

On Friday evening, everyone made their way back to the large black tent, the Leica Marquee, for the Celebration of Photography event. There were numerous rumors that Leica would be making product announcements at the event. Some were expecting an interchangeab...

Photokina 2016 – The Leica SL System

With Leica's new focus on professional imaging and nothing new announced for the flagship medium format Leica S System, the Leica SL was the unofficial star of this past Photokina. The Leica S (Typ 007) launche...

Photokina 2010: Day 3 – Pentax 645D and Fuji Finepix X100

I headed into the show a little late on Thursday. I had a couple follow-up meetings at Leica and I wanted to see a few things in between appointments. Specifically, I was interested in two cameras that a lot of people have expressed an interest in, as well a...

More Photokina 2010 Updates on the way

Cologne at night - shot with Leica S2 and 70mm Summarit-S ASPH 32 sec @ f/11, ISO 160I am currently in Wetzlar, Germany attending the LHSA Annual Meeting. I left Cologne early on Friday and returned back ...

Leica S2 Review: Test Shooting in Germany

If you read my M9 review, you already know that I traveled to Germany in mid-August to test both the M9 and the S2. I was invited as part of a group of online journalists, consisting of myself, Michael Reic...

Photokina 2008: Leica VIP Launch Event for S2

I’ve been looking forward to the Leica VIP launch event for some time now. The cryptic invitations, the tight-lipped Leica reps, the air of secrecy, the Internet rumors. Something big was in the works. Sure, the September 15th announcements from Leica...