Leica Q2: Digital versus optical zoom

Digital zoom, bad. Optical zoom, good. But are we beginning to see wider acceptance of digital zoom when superior lens technology is complementing today's huge sensors?

Leica M3 and street photography

We a look at Leica film photography and the optimum time to do your daily blog post

Q what a scorcher: Heat and Leica’s Q2

Take a snap with Leica's new Q2 using DNG plus a JPG sidecar and you've said goodbye to 100MB of disk storage. Can you cope?

Nikon Df: After a year of indecision, the choice is made

Dave has been searching over a year for his perfect camera. He’s tried everything, including the impossibly expensive Leica M10. But favour has fallen on a most unusual camera, Nikon’s retro DSLR, the Df.

More acronyms and the OCOLOY challenge. What about the Lumix G9?

Mike Johnson of OCOLOY fame is considering restricting himself in 2019 to the Panasonic Lumix G9. Is it a sensible choice, we wonder…..

Leica X1 and X2: A monochrome duo

Leica's little X1 and X2 are on their way to becoming digital classics. How do they perform as Monochrom substitutes? I decided to find out.

Leica CL after one year: A personal view

The Leica CL — one year on. Has Leica got it right? What would you like to see in the next CL?

Top 18 cameras for street photography

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

Has digital camera technology reached a plateau of excellence?

Digital image quality has now reached a point where it is tempting to say that it cannot be improved. It’s not true, of course. Everything can be improved. But do we need it? Have we reached a plateau in development?

Apple Watch: Joining the cashless society

Can you exist without cash? Electronic payments for trifling amounts are now commonplace, thanks largely to the total acceptance of swipe cards and smart devices such as the Apple Watch. We are moving inexorably to a point where cash will be an curiosity, a payment method of last resort…..