Lens Shades and Series VII Filters
Did you know that both the 12504 and 12501 lens shades for the 35 Summilux Canada and the 21 Super-Angulon f3,4 (respectively) can take Series VII filters in the shade itself? The Super-Angulon f3,4M lens can also accept e48 thread-in filters, but if you have old Series VII filters kicking around, put them to good use!
Close and Closer
The newly announced 35mm APO M lens from Leica is a technological wonder. It close-focuses to 0.3M. But don’t forget, the 35mm SL lens close-focuses to 10 inches (on the SL, SL2 and SL2-S of course).
If you need service on your Leica camera or lens, your LHSA membership entitles you to 15% off (USA) and of course, Leica will do a great job. If their backlog is too long, you may consider sending your gear to Don Goldberg (dagcamera.com) or Youxin Ye (yyecamera.com) who both do excellent work. We’
Many people ask about the difference between sRGB and AdobeRGB color spaces. The shortest explanation is to use sRGB if you will only ever view the image on a screen. If you intend to print (someday) then use AdobeRGB.