Saturday, July 4, 2020

Japan: Impressions and a quirky angle on a fascinating country

More travels in Japan viewed in colour and with emphasis on the wider angles

Panasonic X100 and Leica D-Lux: Is it dazed and confused or is it a...

Kishore Sawh, writing in SLR Lounge, has mixed views about the new LX100/D-Lux. In his review he gives us a good...

Leica’s remarkably successful Teens

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.

Top 18 cameras for street photography

Here are 18 cameras, new and old, that will do the street photographer proud

Leica: New V-Lux with 1in sensor based on Panasonic FZ1000


As rumoured, the new Leica V-Lux is based on the Panasonic FZ1000 with the one-inch sensor. It is similar to the Sony RX10 in format but with a longer zoom and the ability to record 4K video.

Leica C-Lux: New compact superzoom with one-inch sensor and 24-360mm lens


Leica’s latest compact, the C-Lux, features a monster zoom — from 24-360mm and a one-inch sensor. Although slightly larger than Sony’s RX100 series, the new Panasonic-based Leica offers much greater versatility at a lower price….

India: Assam, Bihu and the world’s largest river island

Assam is the gateway to many of the north-eastern states of India. On our way to one of them, our drive from the airport in Guwahati to the first night-stop took a little over six hours, which includes stopping along the way to stretch our legs but also because it was a Thursday.

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....

My L-Alliance: What’s in the bag?

Gear rich, time poor. Sometimes it's a struggle to get out and use the gear sitting in the camera bag. Jason took his Panasonic Lumix outfit to work with him and snapped an eclectic bunch of pictures

The super blue blood moon from Melbourne, courtesy of the Panasonic G9

The "super blue blood moon" has been creating a stir, particularly in Asia and Austalasia. Not much to see in London, even...