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 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: 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.

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.

New from Leica: Cameras coming in 2023 and 2024

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As we come to the end of the year. Mike takes a look at what new cameras we can expect from Leica in the next two years...

Leica in 2024 and 2025: What’s next from Wetzlar

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What to expect from Leica in 2024 and 2025? Our crystal ball article in November 2022 proved to be one of the most successful...

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….

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?

Where does the camera industry go from here?

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Narain Jashanmal takes a look at the current state of the photographic industry and wonders just where we go from here...

Sony RX100 VI v Panasonic TZ200 v Leica C-Lux: The verdict

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The verdict is in. Mike tells you which of these cameras he bought, but he wouldn’t criticise you for making a different selection. It’s a very close call.

Who makes lenses for Leica in Japan?

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Many of Leica’s TL lenses are made in Japan but designed in Germany. But where in Japan are they made? The supplier remains shrouded in mystery, especially since all the usual suspects have now been all but eliminated.

Leica D-Lux 7 rounds off a week of pleasant surprises

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The new Leica D-Lux is in for review and is off to perform its duty back in Germany…..

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.