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.
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?
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.
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.
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
Sigma launches a constant f/2.8 superwide zoom for L-Mount cameras
The L-mount world takes a bold step forward with the fastest wide-angle 35mm lens for Leica, Panasonic and Sigma cameras
Sigma has today announced a "pocket-sized" full-frame camera featuring the L-Mount, an all-electronic shutter and no viewfinder. It is smaller than Leica's APS-C CL.
Monkey business: The Panasonic S1 and 24-105 f/4 in full auto: Lazy photographers of the world unite....
Unboxing the 7Artisans 55mm f/1.4 TL and taking the new toy for walkies, attached to the Leica CL