It makes me think more about the pictures I take which is great. It's also smaller and lighter than the DSLRs that I used to carry about. Oh, and the picture quality's great so far. Having said all that, it clearly can't do everything and I sometimes struggle to focus quickly (but then my DSLR would sometimes not (auto) focus quickly either, depending on subject and lens in use). Auto ISO works very well for interior pictures, I don't use it out of doors in good light. The other learning ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
Having used the film M's since the mid 80s I was dying to get one of these, I had to trade in extensively to own one. Leica equipment has never been cheap, so the price is hard to understand, but when you see the quality not so hard to appreciate. When you get past the cost, the camera is unique and has no equals. A full frame M is an amazing concept, it's a clever design. The odd bad reviews look like they are from people who have a problem with rangefinder cameras, no one should buy this ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
Because of wearing glasses I was not sure if I am able to handle the manual focus. But after a day and nearly two hundred photos I became quicker and quicker on focusing objects and shot them. It was and is a pleasure to use this camera. What I really like is its size. Compared to my 5D no one gets frightened if I take a photo of them. The way you take photos is more a handcraft than a shot of an object. You will more and more think about shutter speed, ISO and aperture. That's exactly what ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
I have used a Canon 5D for three years shooting weddings and commercial and I have tried Nikon's D3 as well. I was looking for a camera that was better quality and more portable and the M9 fits the bill!! Quality of picture compaired to the Canon 5D is amazing! there is no contest at all, with the D3 only at higher ISO's does the Nikon win. Sharpness of the lenses is amazing! I use 28, 50 and 90 and all are great, the 28 is unreal! compaired with Canon's 16-35 2.8L it makes the Canon look ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
I am delighted by this camera. With a compact lens (28, 35, 40 mm), I can put it in my jacket pocket, carry it around with ease and get spectacular pictures. OK, I admit it, I do love owning the top of the line classic M rangefinder. I have owned an M3 for some time, and love it. The M9 is the only digital camera that has made me as happy. Problems: NoneView review in forums Leave a comment on this review
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