Monday, September 23, 2019

Sigma’s 45mm f/2.8 and compact full-frame L-mount systems

First outing at the Brooklands American Day with the compact Sigma f/2.8 45mm and the Panasonic S1

L-Mount Alliance transforms lens map for Leica SL and CL/TL

The influx of new lenses for the L-Mount turns Leica's system into one of the most attractive full-frame systems on the market. With a wide range of lenses, at various prince points, and two camera manufacturers to date, the system is now has a bright future.

EISA Awards 2019: No Leica gongs but kudos for L-mount Alliance

Panasonic S1R is the best advanced full frame camera of 2019 and Sigma pulls off two major zoom lens accolades in EISA Awards

Review: Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH

First look at the Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 by Jonathan Slack

Leica announces APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 lens

Another exciting prime comes to the L-mount Alliance family in the shape of Leica's 50mm APO-Summicron-SL.

Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN lens for L-Mount: First impressions

Sigma's relatively inexpensive 45mm f/2.8 Contemporary lens is a fine addition to any Leica SL or Panasonic S1/R camera. It comes closer to Leica quality than the modest price tag would suggest.

Under £500 for a 75mm f/1.25 light monster. Is it for real?

Thinking of buying the £10,250 Leica 75mm Noctilux. Just for a moment, perhaps? But what about £450 for this 7Artisans look-similar. Is it worth a punt?

Panasonic Lumix S1 Review: On the road with a stack of L-mount and M-mount...

How does the new Panasonic S1 compare with Leica's four-year-old SL? Do all L-munt lenses perform well with the S1? What problems arise when using M-mount lenses on the Panasonic? Jono goes forth with the S1 and a staggering array of lenses.

Kipon, Sigma: L-Mount arrivals accelerate

In the nine months since the surprise announcement of the L-Mount Alliance we have seen big steps in the provision of both cameras and lenses to the new standard. Buyers are now almost spoiled for choice.

Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN lens for L-Mount

Third of today's new Sigma lenses for the L-Mount is a very light (215g) 45mm f/2.8 which promises to be a popular every-day optic for Leica and Panasonic owners. It perfectly complements the new Sigma fp camera