The world’s best camera, the camera of the year, is surely the one you have just purchased. If you didn’t think so you wouldn’t have chosen it. So why does my choice of the Leica M10-D as COTY send readers POTTY?
Generally speaking, I have a love-hate relationship with these lists — you know the sort, the ten-best corkscrews ever invented, the 20 best nail clippers to let loose on your toes. But sometimes I do click to see what’s up……
We now have our hands on the new screen-less Leica M10-D and will be reviewing it in detail later. In the meantime, first impressions are extremely positive. If you want the simple life, read on….
Last week I met a photographer friend for lunch and a mooch around the West End in search of likely street shots. Not much doing on that front, but Steven happened to mention a bargain price on the recently discontinued Panasonic GX7. Now I coveted this particular camera, the one with the swivelling viewfinder, when it first came out back in 2013. I read many ecstatic reviews and I was sore tempted. Recently, quite by coincidence, several photographer mates have told me how much they enjoy this little camera.
Our article on the future direction of Macfilos has created more interest than any post in recent years. The article moved one reader to write a very touching letter of support and It offers an outstanding overview of the world of Leica in 2018.
Panasonic's new FZ2000 brings improved features, particularly an improved zoom range and better video ability for serious filmers. But will it be the basis for a Leica V-Lux upgrade?