Marty4650: This might be the perfect compact camera.
The only downside might be the price. I guess $800 just isn't as much money as it used to be.
The daily paper here in New Babylon just skyrocketed from 75 cents to $1.25. Better grab one of these Sonys before the price hits $1333.33.
You're a fine writer, Barney -- in case no one ever told you.
Ha ha! This is a GREAT shot! I love sea gulls. They hang out in my neighborhood in Brooklyn, 5 miles from the Atlantic. Every now and then I see one standing in the road in the morning. I'll be needing a new superzoom to get some gull grab shots.
Just a bone-toss.
Thou shalt not steal.
Ha ha! Love those reptiles!
Really nice shot. Balanced. Invites close observation. Intriguing.
Fooey, I'm 99 cents shy of the price.
Pat Cullinan Jr: EVF? Sold! Hope it doesn't fall off, though.
If the first iteration had offered an EVF, it would've been reasonably exciting. Can't help feeling that the III is mildly anticlimactic. Did someone say boring? With 9 digicams in the sock drawer, I'm jaded. I'm torn -- should I buy the III, or should I enter a monastery in the Egyptian desert?
I can't help myself. Stop me before I buy again. Lash me to a chair and keep me out of the moonlight.
Those bloated plutocrats should simply give Huff a few million for the lot and have done with it. But no, they want it for nothing.
EVF? Sold! Hope it doesn't fall off, though.
Anyone know what "drehkopf" means?
arndsan: wow - a flip screen and a better design then the Leica T.
What? This isn't the Leica T?
valdazis: a Porche with Hyundai engine inside :)
And it's pronounced POR-SHUH.
John Roy: Infrared, it hasn't got any sort of battery door, plastic or otherwise. The bottom of the battery sits flush with the camera body.
>what does the VF cost????
blink667: Beautiful camera, but $2000 for $500 worth of performance?
All off a sudden I feel like entering a monastery in the Egyptian desert.
shigzeo ?: Ridiculous product. For the same price I could purchase 1500 bags of Jelly Bellies.
Heck, I could buy enough paint to coat the whole mother ship and have enough to do the rocking chair.
Lucas_: Very beautiful design, interesting set of features and accessories. Since it's a Leica, with all the passion and value that that entails, talking about the price isn't elegant as the camera is, so I keep my mouth shut. I remember when I had a Leica, an M2 plus two lenses: the Summicrons 50mm f2 and 90mm f2, back from 1970-1972. Just superb... not affordable any longer for me. This one has a Sony sensor, the NEX3's modified ( no anti-alias filter ) - sign of the times and another hit for Sony!
Hmmm. If I just parachuted in and looked at these images, I would have thought they'd been made with a moderately priced camera. For example, image L1000279 (big bird balanced on a branch) doesn't look that sharp. The Fujifilm X100S looks better. Strictly unscientific opinion. Willing to hear from others.
Après ma mort, je ferais tomber une pluie de roses,Je veux passer mon ciel à faire du bien sur la terre.
RichRMA: Maybe Fuji can do something about that annoying blank area above the lens?
I drill a couple of holes in it.
Jes' kiddin'! ;)