Thursday, February 20, 2020

Travel Tip: In-camera battery charging can save your bacon

11
Every forgotten to pack your Leica battery charger? Or, worse still, ever lost it while travelling? USB in-camera charging gives you a safety net but, unfortunately, it is available on only one German-made Leica, the new SL2. It's almost worth upgrading from the SL just for that....

Leica’s remarkably successful Teens

36
Leica enters the Twenties with optimism and a record of success. It is a far different company from the one that entered the past decade with just the M9 in its full-frame armoury.

Panasonic Lumix G9 and S1R: Deuce Days in Victoria

17
Getting useful shots of cars at very crowded shows can be a challenge. Brian took a deuce of Panasonics, G9 and S1R, to test out their capabilities at the Deuce Days vintage meet in Victoria, British Columbia.

Sigma fp is already a best seller in Japan

11
The L-Mount Alliance has given the camera indusry something new. It's a cross-manufacturer standard similar in scope to the micro four-thirds co-operative ten years ago and it looks as though it is succeeding. Sigma in particular is making a lot of headway, expecially with its high-quality Art lenses and the new and unusual fp camera which is proving a best seller in Japan.

Panasonic announces 16-35mm f/4 and 70-200mm f/2.8 S Pro lenses for L-Mount

6
Two more lenses for L-Mount bring the Panasonic LUMIX range up to six. There are now over 46 lenses from Leica, Sigma and Panasonic available to owners of Leica and LUMIX cameras.

Leica SL2 due soon, will feature IBIS according to rumours

9
New information on the forthcoming Leica SL2 has been published on Leica Rumors. According to sources, the camera will be announced within...

That rear screen on your camera: Is it there for composition or chimping?

43
To chimp or not to chimp? To view on the screen or to use exclusively your viewfinder? What should you do? Mike takes a look at the conflict...

Reid Reviews: Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN For Leica L-Mount

15
Reid Reviews is one of the most useful places to get a detailed impartial review of a wide range of lenses for M and L mounts — plus many others.

My L-Alliance: What’s in the bag?

17
Gear rich, time poor. Sometimes it's a struggle to get out and use the gear sitting in the camera bag. Jason took his Panasonic Lumix outfit to work with him and snapped an eclectic bunch of pictures

Leica SL2: Will there be a 24MP version?

10
Within the next six weeks we will have a new Leica SL, the SL2. How near in specification will it be to Panasonic's existing S1R? And what is the future for the M rangefinder as sensor sizes continue to grow?