- In reply to: David Farkas wrote a new post, Leica APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90-280mm f/2.8-4 Lens Review: Telephoto Titan for the SL (Typ 601) Developing an entirely new lens lineup is no easy task. For the recently released SL, Leica focused their initial efforts on quickly launching high quality zooms for the system, in an attempt to cover the largest […] View
Great review David! Seems like a lens worth having.
RVB;8489 wrote: Arif,If the M240 sensor is a reference for the new sensor then I think ISO is going to be pretty good,I don’t own an M but of the files I have seen it has great Dynamic Range and a decent iso3200,
This is subscription only but great source of info and the ISO 3200 looks veery good,I expect the new S to be as good http://digll…
RVB;8486 wrote: I was also hoping the price would remain the same but I guess the new sensor and its R&D cost (which i’m guessing is stmicroelectronics) is pushing the price higher..
Its also supposed to have a new Auto focus system which sounds interesting…
Either way I’m happy enough with my S and have a 30-90 on order which is my…
peterv;8446 wrote: Hi everyone, my 120 suddenly won’t AF. It worked just fine the last time I used it. I did not change lenses and today when I turned on the camera it made a soft whirling sound for about 10 seconds, as if the camera was trying to connect or something, and then it stopped.
Tried turning the camera on/off, taking the battery…
Similar to Jack and others, using the back button to set focus and recompose works well and fast (I use the same technique on my Nikon and it is faster than moving the focus cross hairs for me). Have not had any issues with the focus. Picking a good contrast area helps.
Arif replied to the topic Florenz with new LEICA S and ELMARIT S 30 2,8f ASPH in the forum S Lenses 6 years, 1 month ago
I like them as well. Good effort to try new things and a mix of the old.
Sorry to hear that Marc, I had a similar problem and Eric Chan helped me out. Please take a look to salvage the existing files.
fotografz;4490 wrote: Murphy’s Law says … if it can go wrong, it’ll go wrong at the worse time.
Mark Gowin;4188 wrote: Unfortunately, I got to experience some winter weather too this weekend. I much preferred the warm south Florida climate from the weekend prior. At least I was out shooting so it isn’t all bad.
Sparks Lane, Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Mark, a lovely image. Must be even great in a large print.
andyc;4084 wrote: Hi Tom
I have not had the chance yet except the first test done on a dull day.. I love the feel of this Lens with smooth zoom, balance and weight.
The results are superb and with 30mm just 1/2 stop over the fixed one the difference is not noticeable at full 100% on my Mac.
I used 320 ISO f9.5/180. there is no sign of Moire…
RVB;4019 wrote: Arif,I just had a look at your website,it’s really good.I love the Samurai shot’s..I am a big Mifune and Nakadai fan…
Thank you very much Rob for taking the time to visit. Great to meet another Mifune and Nakadai fan. Yabusame is thrilling to watch in person and the tension just goes higher and higher as the…[Read more]
constable;3965 wrote: Hi Arif
I’ll post some that are “fair” to the camera. Most of what I have to date at ISO 1600 is with the Hassy 120 and I was a little too quick in stating that the adaptor worked better with the S. There is still an issue of recognising the lens.
Attached are some comparisons with the 30 mm S. Not world shattering…
constable;3959 wrote: There are some very cool cables in the box. No more custom cables for Pocket Wizards and wireless remote. Hassy adaptor seems a bit more reliable too.
The new menu system seems reasonably clean.
ISO 1600 seems useable …. Maybe D800-like noise?
Old peeve STILL here … I want to choose the priority CF/SD but…
fotografz;3367 wrote: Thanks Pete.
The Hasselblad H lenses get along with the S2’s sensor quite nicely.
The HC50/3.5-II, 100/2.2, and 150/3.2N are a particularly nice set of lenses to use with the Leica … dual shutter capable, good handling size for the S2, and all use the same 77mm filter size.
Great to…[Read more]
David K;2852 wrote:
Arif, if you can share any images taken with the zoom it would be appreciated. If I go down this road that one is on my short list.
Hi David, A simple portrait with no retouching other than simple ACR but not sure if it really shows all what the lens can offer. Portrait with the 100.
One with the…[Read more]
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