Ned Bunnell's affection for a competitor's shooter garnered some pretty interesting comments from readers.
If you're bored of hearing about the blinkin' credit crunch Christmas, and long for some good old-fashioned gadgety over-indulgence, here's the Leica D-Lux 4 Titanium. Because nothing screams class like misspelling the word 'deluxe'
The collector's item will have a limited run of 10,000 and come in a silver-gray finish, instead of the usual black.
As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.
The 4K-capable Panasonic Lumix GH4 now has an Australian price, and it's very competitive.
The German lensmaker decides 2013 is the right time to bring premium designs to the Olympus and Panasonic world of Micro Four Thirds cameras. Also: Schneider Kreuznach's polarizing filter for iPhones.
Adobe's image editing and cataloging software supports 25 new cameras and addresses image-quality problems on Fujiflm's X-Trans and EXR sensors.
The software for editing and cataloging photos supports raw image formats from 20 new cameras, corrects lens flaws with Leica and other lenses, and supports Apple's high-resolution displays.
Many of the new higher-end cameras that emerged at Photokina now are supported by Adobe's software for photo editing and cataloging, including Canon's EOS T4i, Fujifilm's X-E1, the Leica S, and the Nikon 1 J2.
Two hot cameras, a mainstream Nikon SLR and a high-end Sony compact, are on the list of models whose raw images Mac software such as iPhoto and Aperture now can handle.