Leica Mirrorless - How Does It Rate As A Mirrorless System? - Part 2 - Leica T as a 'hybrid' camera.

Leica Mirrorless - How Does It Rate As A Mirrorless System? - Part 2 - Leica T as a 'hybrid' camera.
'Now Leica aren't going to be promoting the T as a hybrid powerhouse anytime soon, but it is a lot more versatile camera than it's given credit for. And while most of the discussion around the T has been about the price and the non-headline grabbing specs., it's important to point out just what it's good at.'
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Why do very few people seem to like (or want to buy) the Leica T (Typ 701)

Why do very few people seem to like (or want to buy) the Leica T (Typ 701)
'Despite me making it one of my cameras of the year for 2014 and pretty much raving about it ever since I bought it 15 months ago. it seems very few share my enthusiasm for the Leica T (Typ 701) '
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Ten cameras for five days shooting - How did each perform?

Ten cameras for five days shooting - How did each perform?
'I took ten cameras with me for a 5 day shoot in Somerset last week. Deliberately. I still have too many cameras, so I decided I'd give each of them a tryout in a real world situation on a stock photography trip and decide what to get rid of. Here's how they turned out. '
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Why do people have a problem with the Leica T (Typ 701)? - The 'recreational photographer.'

Why do people have a problem with the Leica T (Typ 701)? - The 'recreational photographer.'
'So let's get a few things straight about the Leica T (Typ 701) before continuing. And lets not forget that I actually bought one and have been using it for nearly a year. As regular readers will know, if I have the slightest doubts about a camera it ends up on ebay pretty quickly. I would therefore point out that after using mine for several months I bought the wide-angle and telephoto lenses the first opportunity I had and it was one of my cameras of the year.'
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Leica T (Typ 701) - Nikon Lenses

Leica T (Typ 701) - Nikon Lenses
'Like most MCE (Mirrorless / CSC / E.V.I.L) cameras the Leica T (Typ 701) can, via adapters, be fitted with all kinds of legacy and alternative lenses. Above I've shown some examples taken with my Nikon 20mm f/1.8G and Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 (Nikon fit) lenses.'
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Leica lenses for the Panasonic CM1 - Leica T (Typ 701) and Leica D-LUX (Typ 109)

Leica lenses for the Panasonic CM1 - Leica T (Typ 701) and Leica D-LUX (Typ 109)
'The relationship between Panasonic and Leica and the lenses the German company provide / design / approve or whatever they do have produced some of the highest rated for that brand and they have been designing some of the lenses for the smaller sensor compacts as well as m4/3. And this is certainly more far reaching than Sony's relationship with Zeiss. And to my eyes a lot more successful. Would Leica have given their name to a lens like the Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 zoom? I think not.
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Stock Photography - Leica T (Typ 701) 11-23mm and 55-135mm lenses in the Peak District.

Stock Photography - Leica T (Typ 701) 11-23mm and 55-135mm lenses in the Peak District.
'I love the sharpness across the frame, the lack of distortion and the overall look of the images I produce with them. It was actually a very hazy day, which can bring down the colour saturation, but the Leica T's rich colour has turned out some very attractive pictures. It does in fact look like a warm spring day, but in fact it was freezing cold with a biting wind. '
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