I may have considered one if it was fitted with a 35mm or a 50mm lens. I could get an old Canon nFD and mount it to my a7RII and get much better colors. The review suggests it is premium priced, if not overpriced. But it's just your experience so don't try so hard to sell it and don't think that those who don't share it are just thick unimaginative techno geeks. You made an inflammatory and provokative comment, the only discernible purpose of which it is to provoke an argument.". > touch screen, fast shutter (plus E-shutter), quick start up and file write time. But different cameras are used for different jobs, I own a Fuji xpro2 as a fun family camera but I know a wedding photographer that uses the xpro2 with an xt1 for weddings, the same way some wedding photographers use a Nikon d7200, instead of a d750, 810. The lenses aren't optically close to this Leica. I trust DxO lab results, however they dont put some cameras to test, this may cause confusion. Or a succession of people. I assume you're not talking about the Panasonic rebrands? I shot Nikon as well and I can tell you DxO top ranked d810 which I also own, it does not compare to even my 18 month old mamiya with a phase one 50mp back, 16 bit color depth and 14 stops. custom, The Leica raws (DNGs) don't simply show the difference. Yeah, whatever. US manufacturer Really Right Stuff just released a new lightweight travel tripod, aimed at active and weight-conscious photographers that don't want to compromise on quality. ", You missed a bit on your last statement ! The delay for the eye sensor to activate is too long for certain fast moving situations. The only significantly comparable camera in its category is the RX1RII, which is only a grand less. Leica Camera AG presents the Leica Q2 Monochrom – the next-generation model of the Leica Q line of cameras. What I actually said was " it feels like the Sony was designed by a committee of computer programmers". It's okay, you don't care about very high optical quality lenses. There is no competing product at any price that delivers this combination of portability, responsiveness, image quality, AF speed, manual focus control, and EVF quality. I have an xt2 with fuji glass. Btw I actually have shot with Leica glass. Proof? My BMW is more than capable and cheaper. So yet again, not surprisingly, you're lying about my comments and gear. Nope, not talking about rebadged Panasonics using Sony sensors. Our team at DPReview TV just wrapped up its review of the Nikon Z7 II. And for street shooters, options like face detect and touch-to-focus/touch-to-shoot (using the LCD) can be very effective, especially when shooting from the hip. Find out in our field review. Does its performance justify its high price? "Most of Howie's posts are personal attacks..". Same with my much cheaper Xpro2. I use the Sonys for work only and the rest of the time they stay in the bag. Is this the first bona-fide Leica camera review from dpreview? Specifications: Leica D-LUX 7 vs Leica Q Typ 116. To my mind, given your behavior, that's a good thing. prime lens, fast autofocus, innovative OLED technology, and timelessly elegant design, the Leica Q2 elevates the tradition established by its predecessor, the Leica Q. silver, USB cable, 🤦🏼‍♂️😂😂😂, ikaika....I think if you look closely....You'll only find he has only the batteries for the camera....Not the actual camera....Especially, since we're taking Leica here....:=). Find out which cameras and lenses topped the list! Let me guess "Feel" ? Would it be politically incorrect about all those Q owners having dust on their sensors, beneath their non-removable lenses? @philharris, you speak my mind - or anybody's mind that has been behind cameras for as long as we did.The Q is the best new development by Leica since the M5 or Leica Cl . Narcissism is terrible. SDXC Memory Card, Sorry but your looking at DxO comparing a phase one camera that is no longer produced and about 4 years old. Couldn't give a Leica a 70% review that was warranted. But like all digital colour cameras, excepting Sigma, it's colour data made to look like B+W. by using Your Smartphone With the Q-app ... ! $1,500.00 (Inc GST) In Stock More Info. Again and read it this time: What you want, would be bigger, heavier and vastly more expensive. Well, not really. Leica users always give some crap like 'feel' to say why they like the camera which is non quantifiable. If you compare it to cheapest Nikon 3200 it is not bad, however if you compare it to Sony fullframes, it is junk like from 10 years before. With its newly developed, 47.3 megapixel full frame sensor, extremely fast Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH. remote live view. Welcome to the 21st century! It's a really tough, practical camera that has superb ergonomics. Very intuitive and well engineered.It's extremely fast focusing.Extremely quiet.Good looking. ", "Now, if you said to me that there is nothing of the same size and weight that comes close to the image quality of a (35mm) Leica lens, you may be onto something.". ". The camera feels great in my hand, I don't find it slippery at all, some might, and if I had the hands of a ten year old I might have an issue, but I don't. Of course they are very good. Full technical specifications for the Leica Q2 camera. Reading the articles doesn't make them money. "Side note: I was attacked yesterday for stating that I like the way Chinese optics render. As attractive as the Leica is, I think I will go Nikon, and leave my options open for other types of photography. Yes.Is it a bit limited? NFC (Near Field Communication), remote control via mobile devices, Video is captured at 1080p at either 30 or 60 fps. with the leica having a massive sharpness advantage. Loud, poor ergonomics (in my opinion), and while it could produce excellent images, it wasn't my only camera that could do that. It feels a bit hefty, but pretty good in hand largely because it has a sizable grip, I can't imagine holding a slippery bar of soap weighting that much could be anything but extremely uncomfortable death grip. This is not working. That aside, the correct response was not "but you...", the correct response was to read what I said and wonder whether I may have a point. http://www.zeroimage.com/Pinhole_Camera_69_2015.html. Hypno….Howie's pheromone is the red dot...Just like a fly... Hypno…Howie is incapable of understanding the fact that no many how many times you repeat a lie it's still a lie.And he doesn't understand that if you say it isn't a lie, it still is. Use it. Tom_A, why would I be jealous? The Q is the best fusion of yesteryears tactile controls and 2015 electronics, by far. really, you sound like a tv advertising). Really easy to use, very ergonomic, and VERY high quality image files. The Leica Q (Typ 116) is a high-end, fixed-lens compact camera with a 24MP full-frame sensor and a 28mm F1.7 Summilux stabilized lens. The inventor says if you already have a 3D printer this medium format film carrier will cost about $100 to make, and will advance each frame into position ready to be photographed. . I understand very well that you love your experience with the camera even if you are a sometimes bit too lyrical ("silk"? Leica may be known for making cameras that help photographers slow down their process, but the Q also has the ability to help speed things up. What you may mean is that it's easier to push the ISOs on the best new APSC sensors--like that in the Fuji XPro2. Check it out. "Now, if you want to take that as an insult then that's on you.". There is definitely much more about photography and cameras than sensor scores etc., in particular because nearly all digital cameras are good nowadays. Ideally for long bouts of shooting I could see it using a grip and a thumbs-up to make it more comfortable. The Sony uses a film era lens, not really in question. I use the S occasionally but it's aging, most of the time my Nikon dslrs or phase one/mamiya medium format. Do learn to read. Now, put an Otus on whatever Canon, and you'd have a point. Sigma makes very nice lenses, but the best from Sigma don't really compete with the best from Zeiss or Leica. The Q2 Monochrom is a head-turning example of industrial design. I doubt it.I do like my friend’s Q, as i mentioned, it is a great package. I also have been shooting and making my living with a camera for over 40 years, and while the Q seems fine, I love my Sony RX1R II. You're clearly very happy. Yeah, I can imagine fighting with slippery body sure is "engaging", but not in a positive way. Honestly, I wasn't going to bother responding to RAW, there's simply no point. I'm using a Zero Image 6x9. The features and technical specifications are similar to the Q, except for a quieter shutter and an improved on/off switch. But I sure see more Qs on the street than I see Fuji X bodies. “Many lenses use digital correction”,obviously not to this extent, and not at this price. There are some especially unremarkable ones over at PhotographyBlog if you need to reinforce your point about the photographer also mattering. Do you really think Leica Q is conceived by inspired photographers, hidden in some deep german forests? The strap that comes with the Q is actually the least attractive about the camera - think I will try a Gucci strap. We've combed through the options and selected our two favorite cameras in this class. What are " several other similar, much(MUCH) less expensive choices"? All that in a relatively small package. Would the Q’s lens be meaningfully, noticeably be better? It's just so much easier to pick up a digital camera. Yes, the better Leica f/2.0 50mm would likely improve upon the jpg--of course it would need to be mounted on an M or the SL, so wouldn't have the same crop. It's downright adorable. It feels good in the hands. Now there is a non-Fuji APSC camera with an affixed lens of fixed focal length that does compete with Leica for optical quality. Ahead of this year's virtual CES, Dell has announced new additions to its UltraSharp family of monitors, including a 40" curved 5K monitor. camera with battery, 20.8 oz, It is "good enough" sensor, but a far cry from "good" when compared to current gen Nikon/Sony cameras. There are a lot of photo/video cameras that have found a role as B-cameras on professional productions or A-camera for amateur and independent productions. See for yourself how it performs. Congratulations on finally getting here! Check it out. Is there an option?.Thx. You made you choice not to read the thread below. I take my 6,000 usd 1DX out the rain and snow all the time. So if the Leica Q has neither a size advantage, or a IQ advantage then what exactly is the point of this camera considering you are paying such a lot ? Not all are optically amazing, for example the $2500 50mm f/2.0 is just very good. A new 'Snow' version of the Leica Q full-frame compact camera has been announced, with a design 'inspired' by Olympic snowboarder and photographer Iouri Podladtchikov. It feels great in the hand and is gorgeous to look at—Leica… Many lenses use digital correction. If any of the above befuddles you more, then find the thread with ikaika777's comments disparaging the Q; they're typical arrogant ill informed Leica bashing, and one of your special friends is there--another troll-stalker like you. Leica and myself make you insecure about something in you. © 2021 CNET, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. But that's my way of seeing things. DPReview TV's Don Komarechka is famous for his snowflake macro photography. Add to Cart: Quick View . Nice review but poor gallery that doesn't tell you much about the camera. he Leica does NOTHING my gear doesn't.Answer me this: why would my knowing it cost a lot LOT less than the Leica be a reason to be jealous? My post is clearly addressed to a particular party. Nope, that's not FLruckas being anti-Semitic, yet at least. In any case, we can now assert with reasonable confidence that you are simply a lonely old man who is desperately seeking attention. Again, ergonomically it is about the best design point and shoot in existence. And yet you care enough to stalk me, often lying about what I post. http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Leica-Q-Typ-116-versus-Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-RX1___1032_833. Enjoy your trip...You tried...I'm going to give it a rest too... "I'm hoping that laundry is done soon....So Howie can finally shut up....Just kidding....Well sort of....And Howie, don't go whining again....You earn everything I say to you.". Ultimately, you're not getting real FF, and you're not getting all 24MP. page 9 image quality. Doesn't make your inventions valid. The M, I know many photo journalist that use including an award winning Canadian news journalist. 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