Leica's $11,000 Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 Lens Is a Nightvision Owl Eye For…

Yeah, you read that right: f/ zero point nine five » 9/10/08 6:00pm 9/10/08 6:00pm. As in less than f/1, which was where Leica's legendary Noctilux was positioned before and as low as Canon goes with their 50mm f/1.0L glass, making it the world's fastest major consumer lens on the market today (f-numbers are logarithmic, so that's over a full…

Epson R-D1s Looks Like a Film Camera, Isnt

Epson has added a few software updates to its R-D1, and now the result is the R-D1s, a rangefinder camera that's trying as hard as it can to look like an old-school film camera. It's a 6.1-megapixel model whose main claim to fame is that it uses the Leica M and L lenses, known and loved by pro photogs the world over… » 3/15/06 9:02am 3/15/06 9:02am