Friday, September 25, 2020

Sony introduces the compact full-frame Alpha 7C

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Sony confirms the trend to smaller full-frame cameras with the launch of the Alpha 7C compact. It is the same size and weight as the company's APS-C camera...

Panasonic’s new Lumix S5 lightweight arrives. Four lightweight f/1.8 lenses to launch soon

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Panasonic's mini full-framer, the S5, has arrived at last. It pairs with the 20-60 S zoom as a kit and is reasonably priced here in the UK. The kit, in particular, is something of a bargain. This is the first fully-featured L-mount camera to go head to head with Sony on size and weight...

Juicy deals on Panasonic’s S5: Two superb lenses and a body for under £2k

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Panasonic's new baby S5, the solution for those who find the S1 or Leica SL too heavy, offers great performance at an attractive price. And if you order before the end of September you get a free Sigma 45mm lens. Not much not to like about this deal...

Review: Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH

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First look at the Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 by Jonathan Slack

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.

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.

Panasonic’s rumoured S5 full-frame camera smaller than the micro four-thirds G9?

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With the full specification of the forthcoming Panasonic S5 now leaked, the announcement can be expected soon. It appears that the new camera will be smaller than the micro four-thirds G9 and will compet with the Sony A7III and Nikon Z5 on weight.

Leica Notes: Happy third birthday and welcome to the collection, Tee-el-two

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Mike has had his eye on a used Leica TL2 for some time. He thinks it could become a digital classic. This week, he found the object of his lust...

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.

Panasonic S5: The mini version of the S1?

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We've been waiting over a year for news on Pansonic's smaller verison of the S1. Now we might have a name, the S5, and the prospect of a lighter L-Mount body begins to look promising...