Smartphones and / or Mirrorless

Smartphones and / or  Mirrorless
'Going forward I can see photographers having a wide range of choice. We will still all go out with our DSLR's and Mirrorless 'marvels' but how many of us won't take our smartphone with us as well. Not many I suspect.'
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LEICA SL (Typ 601) - Lenses

LEICA SL (Typ 601) - Lenses
'Leica are obviously pulling out all the stops for their new 'pro' mirrorless camera, but seem to be aiming at Leica S customers. But many of us who work with Leicas don't have unlimited funds and can't bench press a small car. However, there are alternatives.'
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Apple iPhone 7 and smartphone implications

Apple iPhone 7 and smartphone implications
'I guess sticking your head in the sand like an ostrich is becoming the norm for many photographic gear enthusiasts. Reading some comments in forums about the new iPhone 7's camera tech. and seeing many of the same attitudes that characterised the 35mm v Medium Format and Film v Digital debates only serves to remind me that the majority of the photographic internet is all about gear ownership and gratification and approval that comes by making the 'right' purchasing decisions. '
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THE PANASONIC GX80 - Embrace the mediocre

THE PANASONIC GX80 - Embrace the mediocre
'Maybe when a few more companies follow Samsung and depart this marketplace will we return to a film camera sales situation and hopefully those commercially corrupt parasites who make a dishonest living attempting to convince us of their expertise will bugger off and start reviewing nose hair clippers or some such.'
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PANASONIC TZ100 USER EXPERIENCE

PANASONIC TZ100 USER EXPERIENCE
'When I went to The Photography show earlier this year I played around with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 and was very impressed by it. Following on from that I've had the opportunity to try one out for a few days and the following are my impressions of it.'
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Leica Q (Typ 601) review on Dpreview

Leica Q (Typ 601) review on Dpreview
'As usual these days Dpreview reviews are a dogs dinner. Lots of contradictions and errors.. e.g. 'The Q is both low profile (with some gaffer tape over that red dot) and responsive. It's a great combination for street shooting. If 28mm feels too wide, at least you have 24MP to crop with.' ???'
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Leica @ The Photography Show - The Leica SL (Typ 601)

Leica @ The Photography Show - The Leica SL (Typ 601)
'After last years appearance it was nice to see Leica back again with a large stand. Complete with red telephone and post boxes to push home the red dot branding. I went to have a hands on with the Leica SL (Typ 601) and somewhat worryingly for my bank balance I really liked the feel of it. '
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