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Leica M, Leica Q & Leica SL Cameras news at Flipboard | Thomas Menk

Leica M, Leica Q & Leica SL Cameras news at Flipboard | Thomas Menk | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

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Leica M9 und Leica M(240) – ein Vergleich der Unvergleichbaren | Mark Kujath

Leica M9 und Leica M(240) – ein Vergleich der Unvergleichbaren | Mark Kujath | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Die Leica M9 und auch die Leica M (Modell 240) sind wenn wir ehrlich sind zwei alte Kameras, die beide nicht mehr so recht auf dem Stand der Technik sind – die M9 besonders ist es nicht. Ich werde hier auch nicht auf technische Spezifikationen eingehen, sondern eher darauf, was die beiden so ähnlich aussehenden Kameras so unterschiedlich macht. Prinzipiell ist es so, dass das Leica M System den Fotografen erstmal wieder ganz weit zurück versetzt in die klassische Fotografie. Man stellt selber scharf, es gibt einen Messsucher und keine hunderte Vollautomatik-Funktionen, sondern man ist quasi gezwungen, sich mit dem Bild auseinanderzusetzen. Genau aus diesen Gründen, und weil man sich bewusst genau darauf einlassen möchte, wählt man eine Leica aus der M Familie – und natürlich auch, weil es einfach eine schier unglaubliche, wenngleich nur schwer zu durchschauende, Objektivauswahl gibt – alles zusammen ergibt dann bei den Bildern diesen unerklärlichen „Leica-Look“, den man lieben oder hassen kann – ich liebe ihn......

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Leica Lens Buying Guide | Stuck in Customs

Leica Lens Buying Guide | Stuck in Customs | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Why did I get into Leica Lenses? This is a very personal journey for me. If this is your first time to the site, you’ll see I only actually review stuff that I use on a regular basis. Life’s too short, otherwise. So you won’t see hundreds of different Leica lenses here, so the mega Leica nerds will be sad… You’ll just see what I consider the best (with several pricing options). I got into Leica lenses because I bought one of the Sony a7 cameras. The Sony a7 series of cameras offer a full-frame sensor which can be coupled with lenses from most any manufacturer. Leica has a long tradition of quality — EXTREME quality. Leica lenses come in many flavors, and many of them are nice and small to fit with your new (or potential new?) mirrorless lifestyle.....

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# 14 FRANK JACKSON, Los Angeles Street Photographer | Leica Liker

# 14 FRANK JACKSON, Los Angeles Street Photographer | Leica Liker | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Leica Liker is honored to have Frank Jackson, a Los Angeles Street Photographer as our #14 guest. Also Leica Liker’s fourth published photographer! Many of you might know of Frank Jackson already but to those who don’t, he lives and breathes by light. His work first caught my eye when I was roaming the internet for black and white photographs. Then a photographer friend of mine told me about a black and white workshop that was being taught through Samy’s Camera education academy here in Los Angeles. I took the class and walked out of it having learnt not to be afraid of light but rather to embrace it. I always found photography somewhat intimidating because everything seemed so technical. Frank made it user friendly by showing how even a home lamp can be used to make amazing photographs. It’s all about how you view light. Maybe because he taught himself everything. Whatever it is, he had the “midas” teaching touch. He was a total inspiration. I couldn’t stop thinking about all the great photos I could make......

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Digital Camera in a Film Body — Purist Leica M-D Without Display, Menu or Buttons | Daniel Kestenholz #THEME

Digital Camera in a Film Body — Purist Leica M-D Without Display, Menu or Buttons |  Daniel Kestenholz #THEME | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Love it. A digital Leica in a film body. Sure there’s a lot of malice on the Web, ridiculing Leica’s latest $6,000 camera, the all-black digital Leica M-D. With emphasis on digital. What again distinguishes a digital from an analog camera? That’s right, the LCD screen, to give access to what’s on the memory card and to all those menu functions. Now there is a digital camera without basic digital functions. The message of no display? Concentrate on the essentials.......

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Leica M Edition 60: A year's shooting with the father of the M-D | John Reynolds

Leica M Edition 60: A year's shooting with the father of the M-D | John Reynolds | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

The moment he opened the box I knew what was going to happen. David Stephens had called earlier to say that the Leica M Edition 60, hereafter M60, which I had muttered under my breath, had arrived at The Leica Store Manchester and would I like to see it. Of course, why not? It was December 2014 and I had been intrigued by this unusual camera since Photokina that September. The M60 might be just what I wanted, a minimal, purposeful, well made and beautiful camera. I got to the store that very day, took the camera out of the box, held it in my hand, looked through the viewfinder, and bought it. Now, some 17 months later, Leica has announced the M-D, and Mike suggested it might be helpful to reflect a little on my time with the new camera’s parent........

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The “Q” … My First Experience with a Leica | Mirrorless Madness

The “Q” … My First Experience with a Leica | Mirrorless Madness | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

The Leica Q has been on my wish list since I first read about it when it was announced on June 10, 2015.  Why?  Well first, it’s made by the renowned German camera maker, Leica, plus it has a full frame sensor, fast Leica Summilux lens, excellent EVF, and for me the image stabilization is important.  I kept trying to get the same general features but at a lower cost by using different cameras, and I thought maybe the Ricoh GR would scratch that itch since it had the 28mm lens and an excellent APS-C sensor.  It didn’t.  In the end, I think it came down to the fact that I had never used a Leica and I just wanted to … so I did.  :-) Shortly after I placed the order, I really started feeling the buyer’s remorse and almost cancelled.  It is an expensive camera and while I know I’m fortunate to be able to afford one (just barely, and it’s a stretch), I thought maybe I’d just cancel … but I didn’t, and it arrived four weeks ago.  Then I thought, “What harm can it do to at least use it a little bit.  You know, just a few short days to see if it lives up to the “Leica hype”.  Yeah, yeah, that’s what I’ll do, and then I’ll return it …”, but I haven’t yet.  To tell the truth, I’m actually a little bit embarrassed that I bought a Leica........

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Love & Pain - the Leica Q | Nicole Struppert

Love & Pain - the Leica Q | Nicole Struppert | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

The last few weeks I got many emails where people asked me what settings I use with my Leica Q. I thought it would be the best to write a blog post to share my settings and how I use the Leica Q. Honestly shooting with the Leica Q is a bit like love and pain. I usually prefer to work with the rangefinders - with the Leica M I am quick and precise - no lack of time while using the AF of the Q. But I really love the Leica Q files so much, that I am constantly working on improving my workflow with the Q. So here are a few topics of the questions: DNG & Jpeg?The Leica Q can shoot DNG & jpegs site by site or just jpeg. The color jpegs of the Q are not as good like the B&W jpegs. Unfortunately it is not possible to shoot just DNG - which I would prefer. Shooting DNG & jpegs site by site eats the memory card and slows down the writing process especially while shooting continuously. What I have done is that I have changed the jpeg resolution to 12/ 8 / 4 M. This gives me bit better writing process. I really hope that Leica is doing a software update to shoot just DNG.......

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New Horizons Part III: The Leica Monochrom | Ajit Menon

New Horizons Part III: The Leica Monochrom | Ajit Menon | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

It’s been a while since I’ve now had the Leica Monochrom (Typ 246) and as such, I’ve had some time to collect my thoughts about the camera. My path to owning this latest iteration of Leica’s purely monochrome camera was a bit long-winded. I originally bought a used copy of the original Monochrom from the Leica Store Miami. Having used it for a good four months or so, I traded it in when the new version was finally available in stores. In the following post, I will give my thoughts on both and my reasons for the upgrade. The history of Leica is well-known and does not need much mention. But history would not offer much solace if the current line-up of products did not offer some semblance of quality. In the last few years, the landscape of digital photography has changed massively and even the traditional players such as Canon and Nikon are facing strong challenges from new players such as Sony with their competitive mirrorless cameras.......

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Leica M Typ 240 Winter Landscape Field Test | Andy Tobin

Leica M Typ 240 Winter Landscape Field Test | Andy Tobin | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Can a Leica M handle harsh winter conditions while providing excellent quality landscape images, and retaining it’s legendary usability? That was the question I had in mind as I set out for a fortnight of photography in Assynt, in the far north west of Scotland. It’s a place of unrivalled beauty and very target-rich from a photographic perspective. My first week was a landscape photography masterclass with an idol of mine, David Ward, about which you can find a write up here. The second week was intended to put everything I had learned into practice, in the company of a group of photographer friends who had travelled up.

My weaponry for the trip was very minimal – My Leica M with 3 lenses, 28mm Elmarit, 50mm Summicron and 90mm Summicron APO ASPH. A spare battery, some Lee Seven5 filters, a cable release, an Olympus electronic viewfinder, and a Sony RX100 mkIV rounded off a very compact kit which all fitted into a Billingham Hadley bag. Add a carbon Velbon tripod to that list. My thoughts were that this little kit would be small and light enough to go anywhere easily without restricting either my creativity or my agility.......

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Leica MP review | Børge Indergaard

Leica MP review | Børge Indergaard | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Mechanical Perfection. That’s what the MP abbreviation means according to Leica. Is the MP labeling just marketing, or is there some truth to it? Is it really mechanical perfection? For about a year now, I’ve been using the Leica MP as my go-to camera. During that year I’ve shot about 120 rolls of film. That’s not a lot for a year, but I’ve also been using a Leica M240, Fujifilm X100T, Sony RX100M3 and a Hasselblad 501cm during that year. But my primary go-to camera for  shooting has always been the MP, simply because it’s my most inspiring and fun to use camera. The MP I have is a standard production model in black paint. I purchased mine as a demo-model, but it had never been used. It had only been showcased in a glass shelf at a photography exhibition and then it was put straight back into its retail box. This saved me about $1000 off the new price! I purchased mine from Ken Hansen in NYC. He often has good Leica deals available. I recommend checking with him if you’re looking for new or old Leica gear.......

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The Leica Q | Craig Mod

The Leica Q | Craig Mod | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

The Leica Q is the best travel camera I’ve ever used. I traveled to these places mainly for work. And because I had no plans to return to them soon, I often had but one chance to get the necessary shots. The Q did not disappoint, hiccup, lock up, or stutter. The images in the essay are a testament to its capabilities. Yes, even more than my iPhone. I believe that in hindsight — and I realize this sounds kind of crazy, as if I’ve binge-inhaled all of the Leica Kool-Aid at once — the Leica Q will be seen as one of the greatest fixed-prime-lens travel photography kits of all time. Fire up the percolator, pour over another single-origin, steep some English Breakfast, or just grab a flask of rye and your pitchforks and let’s deconstruct this beautiful thing. The Q is small but substantial. Solid. It becomes an effortless all-day companion.......

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Versatile and fast | David English on the Leica Q | The Leica camera blog

Versatile and fast | David English on the Leica Q | The Leica camera blog | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

I used to carry one camera, but now I carry two. Why two? My main camera is a Leica M Monochrom, because I shoot black-and-white almost exclusively. However, there are times when I want to shoot color. Or I want a fast autofocus camera. Or I want a second focal length. I can get all of that with a Leica Q. For me, it’s an ideal complement to my Monochrom, even though it’s more likely than not that I’ll end up processing the shots for black-and-white. My alternate camera used to be an X Vario, which I still have. The Q is a better fit for me, because it’s full frame (as opposed to APS-C), and the attached lens is much faster (f/1.7 versus f/3.5-6.4). More importantly the Q has an extremely fast autofocus. I tend to manual focus most of the time, but there are situations where a fast autofocus is helpful, especially in low light. While the Q’s viewfinder is electronic rather than optical, it does a pretty good job of approximating the optical experience......

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The otherwise quaint town | Vineet Vohra #LeicaMT240

The otherwise quaint town | Vineet Vohra #LeicaMT240 | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Holi, a festival of love and colors, where people forget all their worries and just immerse themselves in colors and celebrate the carnival of love. This festival is celebrated in almost every state of India but I chose to drown myself in this festival at the town of Vrindavan, the town of Barsana & Nandgaon, the place where Holi originated and is celebrated in a very unique way which is called “Lathmaar” Holi. Popular belief is that Lord Krishna visited his beloved Radha’s town on this day and playfully teased her and her friends taking offense at this, the women of Barsana chased him away. Since then, men from Krishna’s village, Nandgaon visit Barsana to play Holi in the town which is believed to be the only place in India to have Radha’s temple. These villages are so quaint and calm the rest of the year but these three days in a year generate exuberance and electrifying atmosphere.......

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Leica M - The Full Review | Sebastiaan de With 

Leica M - The Full Review | Sebastiaan de With  | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

It was early in 2014, long enough after the introduction of the Leica M (also known as the ‘Typ 240’, or ‘M10’) when I finally bit the bullet and decided to sell my trusty Leica M-E for this newest, rather different digital rangefinder camera from the German niche camera maker. I always vowed I’d write a thorough review on it, much like I’d done for the Bessaflex TM. I do always feel, however, that a truly great review puts a product through its paces. It frustrates me when a journalist only gets to use a product for a short amount of time to deliver a rushed impression to an inquisitive reader. I didn’t want to be that guy. So, I ditched a few drafts in the last two and a half years. Until now........

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Leica – A Journey Through the Sahara | Jody MacDonald

Leica – A Journey Through the Sahara | Jody MacDonald | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Earlier this year I was asked by Leica to take their new Leica X-U shockproof, weatherproof outdoor camera on an adventure. I ended up in Mauritania. I have a particular fascination with the Sahara desert and I have always wanted to hop onboard Mauritania’s iron ore train. As I began researching this unique country I became more intrigued. Not a lot of people go here and even more have never even heard of the country which is astounding considering it’s twice the size of France and takes up a large portion of north western Africa. The vast desert, the nomads, the shipwreck graveyards, no people, this was my kind of place. I thought it would not only be a unique adventure but one that could really put the Leica X-U to the test. So the adventure began......

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Leica M-D: Review and first impressions | Mike Evans

Leica M-D: Review and first impressions | Mike Evans | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Looks like Leica has announced a new basic M-E style M to the Leica Rangefinder lineup! Much like they did near the end of the M9 days, releasing the M-E, which was a basic M9 at its core, it seems they did it again with this new M-D. THIS tells me that a new M will be on the way this year, end of year. Yep, that is my prediction. It’s been 3 years since the M240, the M has a 3 year life cycle, and they now released the M-D. Which is in all reality, a BASE M 240, much like the M-E was a base M9. BUT doesn’t this sound odd? Did Leica not release the M 262 not too long ago which was a basic M240? Yep, but this time, the 5th member of the M family in production currently is without a rear LCD, much like the uber expensive M60. Instead of the rear LCD we have an ISO dial, much like on the old film cameras. THIS IS COOL, AND I NOW WANT ONE........

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The NEW Leica M – The Leica M-D without rear LCD. Back to basics | Steve Huff

The NEW Leica M – The Leica M-D without rear LCD. Back to basics | Steve Huff | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Looks like Leica has announced a new basic M-E style M to the Leica Rangefinder lineup! Much like they did near the end of the M9 days, releasing the M-E, which was a basic M9 at its core, it seems they did it again with this new M-D. THIS tells me that a new M will be on the way this year, end of year. Yep, that is my prediction. It’s been 3 years since the M240, the M has a 3 year life cycle, and they now released the M-D. Which is in all reality, a BASE M 240, much like the M-E was a base M9. BUT doesn’t this sound odd? Did Leica not release the M 262 not too long ago which was a basic M240? Yep, but this time, the 5th member of the M family in production currently is without a rear LCD, much like the uber expensive M60. Instead of the rear LCD we have an ISO dial, much like on the old film cameras. THIS IS COOL, AND I NOW WANT ONE........

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Ein Statement zur Leica Q | Claus Sassenberg

Ein Statement zur Leica Q |  Claus Sassenberg | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Ich bin der Geist der stets verneint! / Und das mit Recht; denn alles was entsteht / Ist werth daß es zu Grunde geht; / Drum besser wär’s daß nichts entstünde. / So ist denn alles was ihr Sünde, / Zerstörung, kurz das Böse nennt, / Mein eigentliches Element.

 

An diese Worte von Mephistopheles aus Goethes Faust muss ich oft denken, wenn ich im Internet lese. Der Negativismus blüht wie ein Pestgeschwür auf allem, was geschaffen, erfunden, kreiert wird. Es kann doch nicht sein, dass etwas so gut ist, dass man es nicht irgendwie kaputt reden kann. Unter anderem ist es so mit der Leica Q. Ich besitze die Kamera jetzt ein knappes halbes Jahr. In dieser Zeit konnte ich mir ein gutes Bild von ihrer Gebrauchsfähigkeit und Bildqualität machen. Mein Urteil? Sie hat:

  • ein großartiges Objektiv, Lichtstark und Verzeichnungsarm (und es ist mir sch…egal, ob Letzteres zum Teil durch Software erlangt wird!)
  • einen Sensor, der hervorragende Dateien liefert und ein angenehmes Farbschema hat, kein Tiefpassfilter
  • infolgedessen eine Mega-Bildqualität
  • das schnellste und zuverlässigste Autofokus-System, das ich je benutzt habe
  • Bildstabilisierung, die absolut brauchbar ist (ich war erst skeptisch)
  • manuelle Kontrollen, die sofort erreichbar sind, wenn man von Automatiken abweichen will
  • solide Bauweise, angenehme Haptik........
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The Difference Between Black and White Digital and Film Explained | Leicaphilia

The Difference Between Black and White Digital and Film Explained | Leicaphilia | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

For those of us practiced in traditional silver halide photography, it’s obvious that b&w images (are there really any other kind?) made with film are different than digital b&w. Run your RAW files through any b&w film emulation program you desire and, at bottom, they come out looking different than a native black and white negative. It’s true: silver halide film is capable of certain aesthetic qualities that digital capture simply cannot match. It may be subtle at times, but it’s there, and unlike what some think, It’s not just film grain or lack thereof that constitutes the difference. It has to do with the differing ways film and digital sensors react to the same given amount of light. Digital sensors are linear. The actual output voltage from each cell of a digital sensor is directly proportional to the amount of light that strikes it during the exposure. As such, you can use three light sources and what you get will be the exact sum of the three. You can then subtract one of them and be left with the exact sum of the remaining two. Etc Etc.........

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Five Countries, One Camera: Travels with the Leica Q | Kirsten Vignes

Five Countries, One Camera: Travels with the Leica Q | Kirsten Vignes | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

It happened by accident really. A few years ago,  a couple girlfriends and I started talking about getting together. Life had taken us in different directions and we were living in opposite corners of the country. We would all have to travel to see each other, so we figured, why not travel somewhere we’ve never been? We decided on Argentina. A few months later we were exploring the streets of Buenos Aires and riding horses through the vineyards of Mendoza. Since then, our trips have become an annual tradition and our group has grown from the original three to five. This past year marked our third adventure together and our biggest yet: a multi-country trip which included England, France, Turkey, Croatia and Hungary. Without the girls, I may never have ventured to all the places I’ve gone. Anyone who’s traveled knows the importance of a good travel companion. I’ve been fortunate to have found several. But, almost as important as the people I travel with, is the camera that I choose to carry and document my adventures.......

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Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) | Mehrdad Samak-Abedi

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) | Mehrdad Samak-Abedi | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Es gibt so Kameras, die sind einfach was Besonderes. Es sind meist Produkte, die eine kleine Nische bedienen, sei es aufgrund ihres Aufnahmeformats, des Aufnahmemediums und/oder ihres Preises. Diese Kameras haben meist die Eigenschaft zu polarisieren! Es gibt glühende Verfechter und nicht minder extreme Gegner. In Zeiten der sehr leistungsfähigen Smartphones ist der Fotoapparat an sich ist ja schon auf eine Nische geschrumpft. Profis und ambitionierte Hobbyfotografen sind heute meist nur noch die Käufer von DSLR’s und (glücklicherweise eine immer mehr wachsende Anzahl) spiegellosen Systemkameras. Der Markt ist recht klar gegliedert. Es gibt die DSLR’s (von APSC bis Kleinbildsensor), es gibt die spiegellosen Systemkameras (von Mikro 4/3 bis Kleinbildformat) und es gibt die digitalen Mittelformatkameras (alles jenseits des Kleinbildformates). Während die letzt genannten an sich schon eine Nische bilden, gibt es in den ersten zwei Gruppen mindestens eine solche Nischenkamera. Sei es nun, weil die eine einen 50MP Sensor hat, oder die andere eine Kamera ist, die im Jahr 2016 immer noch bewusst keinen Autofokus hat.......

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Leica M262 Review: The rangefinder M returns to its roots | Mike Evans

Leica M262 Review: The rangefinder M returns to its roots | Mike Evans | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

While it will perform exactly as the more expensive 240, the 262 is intriguing precisely because of its relative simplicity and purity of concept. By all accounts it has had a very positive reception among dedicated rangefinder enthusiasts. M262 and 35mm Summicron ASPH. It represents a move back to rangefinder goodness that Leica fans have been demanding ever since the demise of the M9. Indeed, this nostalgia for the simpler life is manifested in the increasing demand for the previous M model, the M9. Now Leica has settled the sensor problem, second-hand M9s and M9-Ps are in greater demand. I know several owners of Ms and M-Ps who have recently bought “cheap” M9s as a second camera and to enjoy the simplicity and lighter weight of what is fast becoming a classic. Some have even gone back to the M9 exclusively because of its relative purity and easier handling.......

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Why I (Still) Love Leica | Leicaphilia

Why I (Still) Love Leica | Leicaphilia | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

In a world where most manufacturers have abandoned all-metal construction and favor automated assembly, Leica M bodies and lenses continue to push the envelope of supremely compact, superbly constructed, photographic tools. Their newest optical offerings, the 24/1.4 and 28/1.4, continue the tradition of cost-is-no-object over-the-top excellence for which Leica is known. You have to pay through the nose for it, yes, but a Leica product is always going to be as good as it gets; certainly its never going to be just average, or worse, mediocre. Leica’s philosophy of cost-is-no-object excellence may not be compatible with your wallet, but it’s consistent with its history, where no compromise excellence has always been the guiding principle........

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Leica Q versus Sony RX1RM2 | Wim Arys

Leica Q versus Sony RX1RM2 | Wim Arys | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

If you’re looking for a premium quality point and shoot camera, you’ll undoubtedly be considering either the Leica Q or the new Sony RX1rM2. Both cameras are in the same price range and have a full frame sensor. The RX1rII does have the size advantage over the Q, but then again the Leica has a better viewfinder, a touch screen and a faster lens. Sony has yet to release a full frame camera with a touch screen, stating that the technology just isn’t there yet. Leica did manage to incorporate this into the Q camera thanks to their partnership with Panasonic, who have lots of experience with touch sensitive LCD screens in their micro-four-thirds camera range.........

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Leica M 240 Review | Street Frame

Leica M 240 Review | Street Frame | Leica M & Leica Q | Scoop.it

Congratulations Mr. Coleman… It’s a Leica M 240! I can’t tell you how much I’ve craved this moment, how many times I’ve googled reviews, searched Flickr for examples of this cameras pictures, researched ISO performance, all the while wondering if I’d ever get one. The wait is over, I am now the proud father, erm I mean owner of the Leica M. Let me take you back a little, my first foray into the Leica world came a year ago when I purchased an M6. In all honesty I’d got fed up with autofocus, auto ISO and just about every other feature of modern technology that the digital world of photography had thrown at me. I’d turned into a robot, wandering the streets clicking away, shooting from the hip, of the various cameras I own. They all performed well, but I felt I was missing making a picture and was just taking a picture.......

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