Last week I took the wonderful Leica Q on an organised railway tour of the Bernese Oberland. It turned out to be a one-camera-one-lens adventure and all the shots in this article are from the Q.
Now, please humour me if I start this review with a short physics lesson and a small rant. I am what most would call "tall"—five-foot fifteen inches in my socks. There's a lot of me to move about, and to support. I take a UK size 15 shoe (that's 50 in foreign). It makes buying footwear a bit of a chore, but it does mean that I neither sink in soft sand nor topple over in high winds. In short my feet are in proportion to my body.
Mike had the chance to use the new 35mm Zeiss Distagon f/1.4 for a week and believes it offers strong competition for the equivalent Leica Summilux at a far more attractive price.
The Leica M262 represents a move back to rangefinder goodness that Leica fans have been demanding ever since the demise of the M9. It epitomises the future of the M rangefinder