The Leica M6 is without a doubt a favorite of many Leica lovers, from ardent film photographers, to collectors looking for the rarest, most expensive special editions like the platinum-plated 150 Jahre Optik edition and ultra-rare M6A/M7 prototype.
Ever since I jumped into photography several years ago, I’ve always had a fascination with Leica. I used to think their cameras were overpriced and absurd—they were heavy and lacked many of the latest features I was accustomed to being on the latest DSLRs.
The Leica M10 has to be one of the worst kept secrets from Leica in a while. Perhaps it's because it generated a whole lot of excitement, and indeed it's worth the hype. For the purist photographer, this is bound to be a tool that they'll closely look at.
Following up our recent posting on the development of Konost recently, Konost has revamped their website and provided a latest update on their latest situation. They have missed their originally targeted deadline of taking pre-orders by end of 2016 with delivery in 2017 and the founder Bob Lian has written a long explanation about the delay and challenges they were facing and how they planned to move forward.
Back in early 2015, we have covered a promising start up project, Konost that aimed to create a full frame digital rangefinder (read here). Konost has been silent with their development status ever since with intermittent social media posting.