What’s special about a rangefinder camera?

A rangefinder camera is a specific tool. It’s great for some things (documentary) and terrible for other photo applications (sports, wildlife…). Wide angle to normal focal length lenses are¬†the rangefinder’s strength. When we talk rangefinders the discussion centers around Leica simply because Leica occupies¬†95% of the thought and user space. Yes, they are expensive. No, […]

Is the Fuji X100 the camera Leica M photographers and rangefinder fanatics have been waiting for?

Post update April 7, 2016: Looking back on this post it’s hard to believe it’s been a little over 5 years. A lot has changed. I did buy the X100 and had a love/hate relationship with it. Eventually it became a shelf queen. If was just too frustrating to use. Eventual firmware updates made the […]