Saturday, August 15, 2020

Sony or Leica: Entry of the 1in-sensor, ultra-zoom compacts

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Both the Sony RX100 VI and the Leica C-Lux are now in our hands. Which is going to be the best small-sensor compact with the maxi zoom?

Tunes War: Sony to pull out of iTunes? (rumour)

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Hot on the heels of news that Apple has rejected Sony's ereader application comes a rumour that Sony are planning to pull out of iTunes. Could this be war? Who will be the loser? See this interesting item from tomorrow morning's Sydney Morning Herald.

In-camera charging: Leica misses out on an essential feature

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Are you a fan of in-camera battery charging? I believe it is now a must-have feature for all cameras. Have your say....

Biking in the sun with the Leica M10 and Sony a7III

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Manual focus lenses, electronic viewfinders: How does the Leica M10’s Visoflex stack up against a modern in-camera EVF such as that in the Sony A7III? Not very well, as Mike finds out.

Sony A7r and Leica glass on the prowl in London

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The Sony A7r has been in my hands for a couple of weeks and I am loving it so far. With a 200g weight...

Leica SL: An upgrade for Sony A7 fans?

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We hear a lot about the benefits of the Sony A7-series in relation to bulky full-frame DSLRs but there is now a very serious mirrorless competitor in the buxom shape of the Leica SL. Sure, it costs more, but is it a big improvement on the Sony? 

Sony A7r v Leica Monochrom resolution contest at the Photo Fundamentalist

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Thomas Stanworth, the Photo Fundamentalist blogger, has some intriguing insights into the relative resolution of the current M9-based Leica Monochrom and...

Leica Q at Five: The camera they got right

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Five years on, Mike takes a look at the impact made by the Leica Q in 2015 and explains why this has been Leica's most successful digital camera to date.

Valgaudemar: A brief summer affair with the Sony A7 and Zeiss 35mm f/2.8

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The "French Himalayan valley", Valgaudemar, is a delight and far from the madding crowd. Jean takes his Sony A7 on a tour.

Mykonos in monochrome with Sony’s A7II, Leica’s 50mm Summilux and Ricoh’s little GR

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Just returned to Athens after quiet early-season foray to the beautiful Aegean island of Mykonos. I met some new photographer friends, Vlassis and Kostas, and found the first Leica M8 I've ever seen in the wild on this tiny island.