Monday, June 17, 2019

Stabilisation is now a box-tickers’ essential

DPReview has said that in future the absence of in-body stabilisation in a camera system will be regarded as a definite con. No longer is it seen as an option, it's definitely a necessity. Macfilos investigates....

Leica SL v Panasonic Lumix S1: Temptation for Leica fans

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?

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?

Panasonic Lumix S1: First impressions

Monkey business: The Panasonic S1 and 24-105 f/4 in full auto: Lazy photographers of the world unite....

Q2: The bits Leica got wrong

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

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

Leica D-Lux 7: Problems processing RWL files – monochrome output

It looks like Lightroom currently doesn’t like the new Leica D-Lux 7, despite its Panasonic sibling having been on the market for several months. RWL files are currently processing in monochrome, so beware.

Sony RX100 VI versus Panasonic TZ200 (Leica C-Lux)

Choosing between the Sony RX100 VI and the Leica C-Lux doesn’t get any easier. But these videos by Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake go a long way to helping you make up your mind.

Pressure in the full-frame mirrorless market

Competition is hotting up in the full-frame mirrorless market. The new Panasonic S1 offers fierce competition for Leica's elderly SL but at a bargain price. No red dot, though.

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

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.