Have you ever wondered what pictures look like from a camera that costs more than many cars? I have. I know there are a lot of professionals out there that view DSLRs like the Canon 5D and Nikon D700 as entry-level because they have flashes that cost more than those cameras. Well, DPReview got a hold of the $26,000 Leica S2 and just posted some sample pictures, but don’t expect to be blown away. → Read More
Remember that Leica S2 we heard about the other day? It’s kind of like a medium-format camera stuffed into a chubby SLR body, but since it’s Leica, it works out better than it sounds. However, since it’s Leica, it also costs a bundle — more than I guessed when the camera got previewed.
I won’t tease you with it, here it is: sixteen… hundred… times ten… pounds sterling. → Read More
The Leica S2 AKA the crazy camera with a freaking 37.5-megapixel sensor that will cost under $20,000 is still on track for a Summer appearance. Says Leica product specialist Justin Stailey:
“A lot of it has to due with fluctuations in the Euro. All we can say is that it will be priced competitively in the medium format marketplace.” → Read More