Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Leica lenses on the new Panasonic Lumix S1

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Thinking of buying the Panasonic Lumix S1 to replace your Leica SL, or perhaps as a vehicle for your M or SL/TL lenses. Initial results are encouraging.

Leica Q2: Digital versus optical zoom

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Digital zoom, bad. Optical zoom, good. But are we beginning to see wider acceptance of digital zoom when superior lens technology is complementing today's huge sensors?

Leica SL v Panasonic Lumix S1: Temptation for Leica fans

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The new Panasonic Lumix cameras offer temptation to Leica users, but is it sensible to go for a used SL or a new Lumix S1 or S1R?

Q2: The bits Leica got wrong

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The Leica Q2 has been rightly acclaimed as one of the best new cameras of the year. But beneath the surface lies a big mistake that should be rectified as soon as possible.

Leica Q2: The joys of crop-to-zoom

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Crop to zoom is a gimmick, right? But these prints from the Leica Q2 are enough to change our view

Panasonic 24-70 S Pro: How it stacks up against Leica’s Vario-Elmarit-SL and the Lumix...

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How does Panasonic's new 24-70mm Lumix S Pro zoom compare with the Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm? On paper, the new Lumix offers a good deal.

Q what a scorcher: Heat and Leica’s Q2

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Take a snap with Leica's new Q2 using DNG plus a JPG sidecar and you've said goodbye to 100MB of disk storage. Can you cope?

Leica SL2: Will there be a 24MP version?

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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?

Leica C-Lux: The travel camera that fits a quart into a pint pot

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Leica’s new C-Lux is a thoroughly competent travel companion which manages to shoehorn a full house of features into a modest body and top this with a massive 24-360mm zoom range. There isn’t much to dislike, as Mike found out….

Taking a closer look at the L-Mount line-up: The comprehensive Macfilos lens database

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Macfilos today launches an interactive datasheet of all L-Mount lenses available for use on Pansonic, Leica and Sigma cameras. Use it as your reference point from now on.