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Leica SL Lenses

Leica’s offerings in L-mount..

Nikon D810

Improvements on the workhorse D800E..

Nikon D800E vs D800

D800E supplement and comparisons with Nikon D800..

Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R

50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..

Nikon D3s

Nikon D3s low-light versatile DSLR..

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

30 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..

Pentax K-1 Mark II

Verions 2 — 36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..

Pentax K-1

36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..

Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW

All-new high performance design..

Pentax K-3 II (APS-C)

24-megapixel APS-C DSLR with SuperResolution true-color..

Pentax K-3 (APS-C)

23-megapixel APS-C DSLR with an unusual feature set..

Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM

Canon’s tiny and lovely pancake lens..

Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art

A whopping 4/3 stop faster than other lenses in its range..

Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Extraordinary optical efforts for outstanding performance..

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Sigma’s best portrait lens..

Nikon 35mm f/1.4 AIS

Nikon’s classic-design manual focus moderate wide angle..

Nikon 50mm f/1.2 AIS

Nikon’s classic high speed normal lens.

Sony Alpha A7R III

Attention to details: a solid upgrade over the A7R II..

Sony Alpha A7R II Kolarivision for Leica M

A7R II modified sensor cover glass for Leica M lens performance..

Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 OSS Vario-Tessar

Comapact mid-range zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.

Fujifilm Finepix X100

The best compact big-sensor digital camera yet?.

Nikon Coolpix A

Fixed 28mm lens with APS-C sensor free of anti-aliasing blur with wonderful color..

Ricoh GR

Razor sharp 28mm lens on APS-C sensor and outstanding usability and features..

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 / RX1R

Full frame camera in an ultra-compact body with or without anti-aliasing filter..

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Flagship model for 2017..

Panasonic Lumix GH3

Full size m4/3 camera body with a video orientation..

Comparisons across format.

Can smaller sensor cameras compete with larger ones on any basis?.

Panasonic G-1 micro-4/3 camera

Panasonic G-1 especially compared to the Olympus E-P1. Intriguing results with RAW vs in-camera JPEG. RAW file included for your own analysis..

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon

Ultra wide angle lens for Sony NEX or Fujifilm X..

Leica X Vario

Leica’s 28-70mm APS-C compact camera..

Sigma sd Quattro H

Mirrorless Sigma Quattro larger APS-H sensor with interchangeable lenses..

Sigma dp2 Quattro

45mm f/2.8 equivalent FOV lens..

Sigma DP1 Merrill

28mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..

Sigma DP2 Merrill

45mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..

Leica M10

Leica M mount in slim body with SL-type sensor..

Leica M Typ 240 In Use

Overall design and behavior..

Leica M Typ 240 Compared To Full Frame Cameras

Relative sharpness and performance across cameras..

Leica M Typ 240 Compared To APS-C Cameras

Relative sharpness and performance vs APS-C cameras..

Leica M Monochrom Typ 246

24-megapixel CMOS monochrome sensor..

Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

Leica’s widest prime lens..

Leica 21mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH

Leica’s fastest and widest lens..

Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

Leica’s best-performing 21mm..

Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH (2010 FLE)

Leica’s superlative and most natural lens for the M..

Leica 50mm f/2 Summicron-M

Leica’s compact low-distortion normal lens..

Leica 75mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

Leica’s medium tele for Leica M..

Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-R ASPH

Compact lens for portraiture or similar..

Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon

Fast and ultra high performance moderate wide angle rangefinder lens..

Zeiss ZM 35mm f/2 Biogon

All around razor sharp performer..

ALLVIEW Cameras

ARCHIVAL MATERIAL. Terrific backup bodies or even primary body for M-mount lenses..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-08-18 Image Quality: Fujifilm GFX100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S/R

2019-03-19 Reprocessing Fujifilm GFX-50S Images with Moiré and Color Aliasing Issue using Adobe Camera Raw Enhance Details

2018

2018-06-20 Hasselblad to Announce a 100-Megapixel X2D Soon?

2017

2017-07-20 Leica M10: Moiré

2016

2016-12-29 Color Fringing in Blue Light: Gains From Correction with Canon 11-24mm f/4L (5DS R)

2015

2015-10-20 Leica SL Typ 601 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System: the Logical Joining of DSLR and Mirrorless

2015-06-15 Reader Comment: Portraits and Sharpness and Skin Tones with Sony A7, A7R, A7R II

2015-04-22 Pentax K3 II: Out-Innovating Nikon and Canon

2015-02-25 Mitigating Color Aliasing via Diffraction (Leica M240, but applies to any/all)

2015-02-24 Mitigating Color Aliasing via Diffraction

2015-02-06 Canon’s EOS 5DS R: no Optical Low Pass Filter / Anti-Aliasing Filter

2014

2014-07-16 Nikon D810 About to Ship

2014-06-27 “D810 Live View is Good”

2014-06-26 Thoughts on Nikon D810

2014-06-25 Nikon D810 Leaked Specs: Improved Sensor, EFC Shutter

2014-06-25 Nikon Announces D810

2013

2013-09-24 The Perfect Camera for the 80% Case

2013-09-15 Thoughts on a Full-Frame Sony NEX

2013-08-27 Sony RX1R Detail

2013-08-19 Sony RX1R Impressions

2013-08-10 Sony RX1R Review Coverage

2013-07-31 Is the Full Frame DSLR the New Medium Format? What do DSLRs Lack?

2013-07-21 Sigma Foveon X3 True-Color Sensor vs Bayer Matrix RGGB Sensor

2013-05-08 Nikon D800E vs Canon 5D Mark III: the Nikon D800E Optical Low Pass Blur+Unblur Filter Pack

2013-05-03 24 Megapixel APS-C Shootout: Sony NEX-7 vs Nikon D7100 (with Zeiss 50/2 Makro-Planar)

2013-05-02 Nikon D800E vs Canon 5D Mark III: Sharpness

2013-05-02 How the Nikon D800E Compares to the Canon 5D Mark III in Noise and Usable Dynamic Range

2013-05-01 Per Pixel: How the Nikon D800E Compares to the Canon 5D Mark III (update)

2013-04-30 Per Pixel: How the Nikon D800E Compares to the Canon 5D Mark III

2013-04-10 Leica M Typ 240 / M240: Color Aliasing

2013-04-03 Nikon Coolpix A Sensor

2013-04-02 Nikon Coolpix A Initial Comments

2013-02-21 Nikon D7100 — No Anti-Aliasing Filter

2012

2012-12-06 Fujifilm X-E1 Has the Same Fractal-Like Artifacts as the X-Pro1

2012-05-21 Reader Comments on Nikon D800E vs Nikon D800 Definitive Comparison

2012-05-08 Reader Comment on Nikon D800: Aliasing

2012-05-05 Thoughts on Moiré and DSLR Resolution and the Optical Low Pass Filter

2012-04-22 Fujifilm X-Pro1 Review

2012-03-22 Choosing between the Nikon D800 or Nikon D800E

2012-02-14 Reader asks: Will Moiré Be Fully Correctable on the D800E?

2012-02-10 Reader Comments: Why Both a D800 and D800E?

2012-02-07 Nikon D800E: Moiré

2012-02-07 36-Megapixel Nikon D800 and D800E

2012-01-12 Fuji X-Pro1 Sensor Design — No Anti-Aliasing Filter for Sharp Images

2011

2011-12-19 Nikon 36 Megapixel D800 Without an Anti-Aliasing Filter?

2010

2010-07-22 Deconvolution sharpening to counteract the anti-aliasing (blur) filter on the Nikon D3x (or Canon) — comparison revisited with the Leica S2

2010-01-21 MaxMax.com Nikon D700 “HR” — high resolution mod

2008

2008-03-27 Digital artifacts

2007

2007-12-05 Followup on Nikon D3 aliasing

2007-12-03 Nikon D3 aliasing

2006

2006-01-06 Whither the digital monochrome camera?

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