Saturday, July 4, 2020

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.

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

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

Leica M10 Monochrom compared with the M10-P

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Tom had the opportunity to spend a month with a prototype version of the new Leica M10 Monochrom. His photo comparisons with the M10-P are suppliemented by two photo series completeed in his work as a professional photographer.

Zeiss Distagon T* 1.4/35 ZM review

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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.

Plaubel Makina 67: The medium format compact camera

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Barnes Photographic Society founder James Fox-Davies reviews the medium-format camera that doesn't need a forklift truck to transport it around town. It grows on you.

Leica lenses on the new Panasonic Lumix S1

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Thinking of buying the Panasonic Lumix S1 to replace your Leica SL, or perhaps as a vehicle for your M or SL/TL lenses. Initial results are encouraging.

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

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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.

The best camera and lens for street photography. Discuss

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What is the perfect camera for street photogaphy. Is it the Fuji X100 or the Ricoh GR. Or, even, your smartphone. Mike comes up with an oddball choice but it comes at a price.

First impressions: Voigtländer Nokton 75mm f/1.5

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The new Voigtländer Nokton 75mm is an interesting lens, offering competition for the Leica Summilux or, even, the extremely expensive f/1.25 Noctilux....

Leica M262 Review: The rangefinder M returns to its roots

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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