Saturday, July 4, 2020

Oh! Kolkata: The beating heart of a metropolis on the road to modernisation

Calcutta, the former capital of British India, is a bustling city that is trying to modernise after years of Communist rule. Farhiz paid a visit to some of the city's historica landmarks.

Sigma launches new 100-400mm f/5-6.3 for L-Mount: Up to 800mm reach with teleconverters

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Zoom to 400mm, 560mm ot 800mm with the new Contemporary telephoto from Sigma. It's a compact and well-priced addition to the burgeoning L-Mount Alliance lens collection.

Leica’s D-Lux 7 goes all black on us

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Eighteen months after the launch of the silver-and-black D-Lux 7, Leica has introduced a stealthy all-black version. It's available from today and costs the same as the silver original.

L-Mount: Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 announced

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The new Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm zoom is compact and light. This L-Mount lens will also be light on the wallet, at under £600, when it arrives in the late summer.

Sony RX100V: Is it the travel camera for me?

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Could this second-hand Sony RX100 Mark V be the holy-grail-type travel camera Wayne is seeking? Or will Panasonic keep his attention. Let's find out...

India: Assam, Bihu and the world’s largest river island

Assam is the gateway to many of the north-eastern states of India. On our way to one of them, our drive from the airport in Guwahati to the first night-stop took a little over six hours, which includes stopping along the way to stretch our legs but also because it was a Thursday.

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 Macro Art: Picture Gallery

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The advent of Sigma's well-priced and optically excellent L-Mount lenses has created many new opportunitites of owners of Leica's SL and SL2 models. The Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art is a great lens at an attractive price.

Choosing a small travel camera: Sony, Leica, Panasonic

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Choosing a one-inch-sensor super zoom compact? Look no further than the Sony RX100 Mk VI, the Panasonic TZ200 and it's clone, the Leica C-Lux.

What are the prospects for a lighter L-Mount full-frame camera?

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Panasonic is still working on a "more affordable" L-Mount full-frame camera. If "affordable" means lighter and smaller, we're already signed up.

L-Mount Deals: Time for a bit of contrarian gear buying?

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With everyone and everything in lockdown, thoughts of buying new cameras and lenses have been pushed to the back of our minds. But could now be the time to do a bit of contrarian buying?