Monday, February 17, 2020

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

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.

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?

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 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 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.

Canon ups FF competition with downsize RP

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The three bears competing for the camera industry's porridge: Daddy 5D, Mummy EOS-R and baby Ursus Minimus, the RP

Leica’s remarkably successful Teens

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Leica enters the Twenties with optimism and a record of success. It is a far different company from the one that entered the past decade with just the M9 in its full-frame armoury.

Leica M3: Film photography and a plate of Kaiserschmarrn

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Film photography has now cult status among young whipper-snappers. Mike found a 60-year-old M3 outfit in 20-something hands while enjoying a plate of Kaiserschmarrn at the Gendarmenmarkt Christmas market