Leica Q2: Digital versus optical zoom

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?
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MG classics and the versatile Panasonic FZ1000

"Get a shot of every car in the event" was my brief. And what better tool than the verstatile Panasonic FX1000 with that competent one-inch sensor.....

Leica SL-CL firmware update for full LMA compatability​

Firmware updates are available for the Leica CL and SL to bring full compatibility with LMA lenses from Leica, Panasonic and Sigma

Q what a scorcher: Heat and Leica’s Q2

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 APO-Summicron-SL 35 f/2 ASPH and Friends

Resistance is futile, as I discovered after testing Leica's incredible L-Mount APO-Summicrons. Now the baby 35mm joins the party.....

Sony RX100 VI: AP compact camera of the year

AP magazine has chosen the Sony RX100 Mark VI as its compact camera of the year. And with good reason, as we found out....

Hasselblad Christmas: HD night-time images

An outing with the Hasselblad X1D to capture some stunning night-time Christmas decorations on Vancouver Island

Panasonic Lumix S1 at the Photography Show

The new S1 Panasonics are here. We had a look at both bodies and the three lenses at the Birmingham Photography Show this week

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

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….

Shooting the Kitty: Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH

The humble kit lens is often dismissed. But the weather-resistant Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60 offers a ton of versatility and performance for very little money. Jason sets out to find out if it is up to scratch....