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Hands-On With the Leica Q3: Is This the Perfect Street Camera?

Ask nine out of 10 influencers, and the Leica Q2 will still be on their favorites list even though it's three years old. Its timeless styling made it an instant classic, but credit goes to the venerable 28mm f/1.7 Summilux for delivering the goods. Now Leica has released its latest version, the Q3, and we got our hands on a pre-production version to try out.

Sigma 17mm f/4 Contemporary Review

Sigma 17mm f/4 DG DN Lens Review: Good Things Come in Small Packages

There just aren't a lot of ultra-wide full-frame prime lenses to choose from. There are plenty of zoom lenses to choose from, however, compact dedicated ultra-wides are in short supply. Cue Sigma to save the day with its brand new Contemporary series 17mm lens. But is this the hero we were looking for?

Wide-Eyed with the Carl Zeiss 16mm f/8 Hologon

Dramatic, restrictive, and humbling are three words I'd use to describe the Carl Zeiss 16mm f/8 Hologon Ultra-wide lens that I shoot adapted to Leica M film cameras.

Mitakon 28mm f:5.6

The Mitakon 28mm f/5.6 is a Cheap Recreation of a Leica Summaron

Chinese lens manufacturer Zhong Yi Optics has announced the Mitakon Creator 28mm f/5.6 lens, a $299 recreation of the Leica Summaron M 28mm f/5.6 which the company says has a "faithful adherence to the original lens characteristics while maintaining an affordable price for photographers".

Mango Street Camera Brands

Humorous Sketch Imagines if Camera Brands Were People

Every camera brand makes excellent cameras. However, as the popular photography YouTube channel Mango Street shows with its humorous "camera brand support group" video, that doesn't mean photographers can't laugh at themselves and some of the stereotypes surrounding their preferred manufacturer.