I am currently working on the following articles:
An account of his early education, the circumstance that lead to his employment at Ernst Leitz, the development of the Leica, including how the Leica came to be - in his own words, and his life in Wetzlar.
An interview of Max Berek from 1949
MANUFACTURE AND PERFORMANCE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC LENSES
An extensive look at the manufacture of Leica lenses and lenses in general, with a lot of information what Leica does to set themselves apart from the competition.
NIGHTLIFE IN THE CAMERA WORLD
A tongue in cheek look at where our cameras actually come from
ERNST LEITZ CANDA Ltd
A look at ELCAN under Leitz/Leica ownership
FILM v. DIGITAL
A down to earth comparison of the two approaches to photography
A relatively easy to understand look at what it takes to make the glasses out lenses are made of.
An unusual lens for the Leica
… and more.