• irakly replied to the topic Review: S2 verses Leaf Aptus 12! in the forum S2 12 years ago

    Doug Herr;1938 wrote: Depends on the subject and the photographer. My wildlife lens is the Leica 280mm f/4. I'll use it with an extender as needed, but I sold my longer lenses. I've also used 100mm and 180mm lenses for wildlife. Good field technique can often substitute for many mm of focal length.

    Absolutely. I shot an assignment in…[Read more]

  • irakly replied to the topic Review: S2 verses Leaf Aptus 12! in the forum S2 12 years ago

    Stuart Richardson;1929 wrote: …….

    The only real downsides I can think of are the size and weight (comparable or less than most competitors), and the expense (ridiculously expensive, but worth it).

    Well, the size and weight is not really a downside of this particular camera. It is just one of pleasant inevitabilities of…[Read more]

  • irakly replied to the topic Review: S2 verses Leaf Aptus 12! in the forum S2 12 years ago

    fotografz;1917 wrote: Interesting read from a good friend of mine:

    http://www.dpreview.com/articles/3214761610/leica-s2-against-megapixel-arms-race

    -Marc

    Marc, you were supposed to be sick in bed! 😀
    Thanks for posting the link and get well!

  • irakly replied to the topic Review: S2 verses Leaf Aptus 12! in the forum S2 12 years ago

    David Farkas;1919 wrote: Marc,

    Thanks for the link. Very interesting test. The S2 performed very well under a wide range of conditions. Not sure what was up with the color bleed on the the Aptus, though.

    One comment… Irakly was having an issue with how to record DNG to CF card and JPG to SD card simultaneously. This is of course…

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  • There is another interesting battery issue, mostly concerning those who still uses their M8 batteries in M9 cameras.
    According to the M9 product specialist at Leica USA with whom I spoke the other day, older batteries that are reaching their end-of-life point (which is approximately two years) may cause an undercurrent situation. It makes a…[Read more]