Leica G: Field Test
Aug10

Leica G: Field Test

Let me begin this second look at the Leica Q with a list of quibbles: The strap Leica provides with the camera is leather, which is nicely made but too narrow for a camera of this weight and the O-ring attachments are flimsy and frankly cheaply made. If this was my camera I would swap to out for one of the beautifully crafted and yet oh-so-practical Artisan & Artist cloth straps I use on my Olympus mirrorless cameras. The over...

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Leica Q: First Look
Aug03

Leica Q: First Look

I’ll confess to being a Leica fan but not a fan boy. (If you look at the Gear section you will see that I own a Leica M6 TTL.) To be honest my interest in looking at the Leica Q was stimulated by its relatively (for a Leica) affordable prince point—$4250. And like a real Leica, it’s not a lightweight weighing in at 1.4 lbs. By comparison my Leica M6 weighs 1.3 lbs for the body only. And while the Leica D-Lux is less expensive, at...

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