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Leica M Monochrom In the Field

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Blog posts, reverse chronological

2021

2021-02-08 Reader Question: Convert Nikon Z7 to monochrome vs Nikon D850?

2021-02-07 How Good is the Sony A7R IV for Monochrome vs the Leica M10 Monochrom and/or Nikon D850 Monochrome?

2021-02-02 Reader Comment: Leica M10 Monochrom, Leica SL2

2021-02-02 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: Sulfur Mine Processing Gear (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-02-02 Just How Good is the Fujifilm GFX100S for Monochrome vs the Leica M10 Monochrom and/or Nikon D850 Monochrome?

2021-01-26 Leica M10 Monochrom: Filter Comparison (Sulfur Mine, Death Valley)

2021-01-24 Leica M10 Monochrom: Dynamic Range Under Conditions of Underexposure

2021-01-24 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills Boulders to Mt Whitney Range (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-23 Leica 100mm f/2.8 APO-Macro-Elmarit-R Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Mt Whitney Drainage (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-22 Leica M10 Monochrom, Leica M10-R and Lenses Reader Comment: Why Review Leica at All?

2021-01-22 Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-R ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-22 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-17 Leica M10 Monochrom vs Leica M10-R: Snowy Mountainside

2021-01-15 Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH Aperture Series: Waning Sun on Aspen Winter Wonderland, Lundy Canyon (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-15 Black Dots in White Spots 'Pimples': is Leica 'Cooking' the Raw Data with Acutance-Enhancing Imaging Pipeline? (CONFIRMED by a reader, also REPLICATED with Leica M10-R)

2021-01-14 Leica M10 Monochrom Examples: Alabama Hills, Lone Pine Lake, Mt Whitney Trail

2021-01-09 Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH Aperture Series: Backlit Snowy Meadow, Lundy Canyon (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-08 Sensor Bifurcation, Stitched Sensors: Affects Leica M10 Monochrom, Leica M10-R, Leica SL2, some Medium Format

2021-01-06 Leica M10 Monochrome: an Essay on Its Noise Characteristics vs Alternatives

2021-01-06 Leica M10 Monochrome: Long Exposures at Night

2021-01-06 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: Ancient Tree Trunk at Lone Pine Lake (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-02 Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon Aperture Series: View to Southern Dunes Spur from Eureka Dunes Summit (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-02 Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon Aperture Series: Spotlight on Dark Side of Eureka Dunes Summit (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2021-01-02 Leica M10 Monochrom: Dynamic Range and Exposure, Alternatives, Conclusions

2021-01-02 Leica M10 Monochrom: Bifurcated Sensor Defect, Might be Unfixable Hardware Problem (UPDATED with comments), also Affects Leica M10-R, Leica SL2

2021-01-02 Leica M10 Monochrom Examples: Eureka Dunes on the Winter Solstice

2021-01-01 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: Black Pumice on Sand Moonscape (Leica M10 Monochrom)

2020

2020-12-31 Leica M10 Monochrom: digital artifacts — White Spots on Black Dots — “Pimples”

2020-12-25 Leica M10 Monochrom, Reader Comments

2020-12-23 Leica M10 Monochrom, Eureka Dunes

2020-12-18 Actively Shooting Leica M10 Monochrom, Leica M10-R

2020-12-16 Heading Out to Shoot with The Leica M10-R and Leica M10 Monochrom

2020-12-15 Leica M10 Monochrom is Also an Infrared Camera

2020-12-14 Leica M10 Monochrom ISO Series from 160 to 100000: Persimmon Tree

2020-12-13 Tips for Notably Sharper Images on the Leica M10 Monochrom, Leica M Monochrome (Typ 246), etc

2020-12-13 Leica M10 Monochrome: Filters and Focus Error / Sharpness

2020-12-13 Do Leica M Lenses Really Render in Some Special Way?

2020-12-09 Reviewing the 40-megapixel Leica M10-R

2020-07-25 Reader Comments: Leica M10 monochrome

2020-07-17 Leica M10-R and Leica M10 Monochrom: 40-Megapixel Sensor, but Nil New Design Thinking —  with essay by Roy P

2016

2016-11-23 Leica Firmware Update for M Monochrom, M-E, M9, M9P

2016-04-29 Leica Releases new Firmware for M240 and Monochrom, includes “black dots” fix

2016-02-04 iMac 5K for Stunning Black and White Images

2015

2015-10-02 No Word from Leica on the Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 “Black Dot in White Spot” Artifacts

2015-09-06 Leica M Monochrom: $2000 off, vs the better and Cheaper Alternatives

2015-07-14 UPDATE: Leica M Monochrom Typ 246: “Black Dot in White Spot” Artifacts CONFIRMED by Leica, to be fixed with firmware update

2015-07-06 UPDATE: Leica M Monochrom Typ 246: “Black Dot in White Spot” Artifacts

2015-07-02 Panasonic DMC-DM1P: a Camera that is a Phone, now in stock

2015-06-29 Heresy: Canon 5DS R as a Black and White Camera Better Than Leica M Monochrom Type 246?

2015-06-21 Canon 5DS R is a Sharper and More Versatile Monochrome Camera than Leica M Monochrom Typ 246

2015-06-15 Really Right Stuff Base Plate and L Bracket for the Leica M Typ 240 Fits the Leica M Monochrom Typ 246

2015-06-11 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 as an Infrared Camera

2015-06-11 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 Examples: Hoover Wilderness Area

2015-06-08 Apple iPhone is a Phone with Camera, Panasonic DMC-DM1P is a Camera with Phone

2015-06-07 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246: At Least Two Sensor Column Defects

2015-06-07 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246: Amazing Sharpness (examples)

2015-06-06 Shootout: Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 vs Leica M Typ 240

2015-06-06 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246: “Black Dot in White Spot” Artifacts

2015-06-03 Snow in the Hoover Wilderness

2015-05-31 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 In the Field: Dynamic Range

2015-05-29 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 In the Field

2015-05-27 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246: ISO Series from 320 to 25,600 (Dolls)

2015-05-27 Leica M Monochrom Typ 246: Aperture Series to Assess Diffraction and Digital Artifacts (Dolls)

2015-05-27 Leica 24-Megapixel Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 Arrives for Testing

2015-05-14 OS X Photos App Corrupts Library if used with Leica M Monochrom Files

2015-05-07 Leica 24-Megapixel Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 Starts Shipping

2013

2013-04-25 Leica M Monochrom with Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH: Study of Focus

2013-04-10 Leica M Monochrome with Color Filters and Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

2013-04-03 Mini Travelogue: Leica M Monochrom in Pine Creek Canyon (Eastern Sierra)

2012

2012-10-10 Reader Asks: Why Do Color Filters Matter on the Leica M Monochrom?

2012-10-09 Sigma DP1 Merrill — Really Interesting Sensor, Crashing Sigma Software

2012-10-08 Nikon D800E vs Leica M Monochrom: 28mm Comparison

2012-10-08 Leica M Monochrom vs Leica M9P In the Field (Saddlebag Overlook)

2012-10-08 Can a 36MP DSLR Compete with an 18MP Leica M Monochrom? — 21mm Comparison

2012-10-07 Can a 36MP DSLR Compete with an 18MP Leica M Monochrom?

2012-10-04 Field Shooting the Leica M Monocrom

2012-09-27 Leica M Monochrom — Sharpness With Filters

2012-09-25 Leica M Monochrom In Use

2012-09-24 Leica M Monochrom By Night

2012-09-17 Guide to Leica: Leica M Monochrom vs Sigma DP1 Merrill

2012-09-16 Compared: Leica M Monochrom vs Leica M9P

2012-09-15 Leica M Monochrom: ISO 320 Noise with +1, +2, +3, +4 “Push”

2012-09-15 Leica M Monochrom Histogram Delay (Bug?)

2012-09-15 Compared: Leica M Monochrom vs Nikon D800E

2012-09-15 Compared: 18-megapixel Leica M Monochrom vs 36-megapixel Nikon D800E — UPSAMPLED

2012-09-14 Shitty Products

2012-09-14 Leica M Monochrom LCD Display Options

2012-09-14 Leica M Monochrom First Examples

2012-09-14 Leica M Monochrom Dynamic Range

2012-09-13 Leica M Monochrom In My Hands

2012-09-12 Leica M Monochrom — Arrives Tomorrow 9/13

2012-09-05 Leica M Monochrom — On the Way Soon

2012-08-30 Leica M Monochrom Update

2012-08-24 Leica M Monochrom Arrives in USA

2012-08-19 Leica M Monochrom Delivers to Customers in Europe

2012-07-14 Reader comment: new Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

2012-07-13 Leica M Monochrom and Leica 50/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

2012-06-02 Leica M Monochrom and Leica 50/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

2012-05-21 Thoughts on Leica M Monochrom

2012-05-21 Filtration for Leica M Monochrom to Improve Image Sharpness and Tonal Separation

2012-05-14 18-Megapixel Leica M Monochrom vs Nikon D800 Black & White

2012-05-10 Leica M Monochrom — 18-Megapixel Monochrome Sensor

2008

2008-10-18 Monochrome sensors — guest author Pete Myers

2006

2006-01-06 Whither the digital monochrome camera?

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