Field Test: Leica’s Versatile SL2

Future-proofed and incredibly versatile, the German company's latest full-frame mirrorless camera

After being sworn to secrecy for so long, we can finally talk about the latest product from legendary German camera-maker Leica: their new full-frame mirrorless camera, the SL2. In early October, we joined the brand in Wetzlar, Germany at their Leitz-Park campus for a few days of field testing the SL2 and to gain a better understanding of what exactly makes a Leica a Leica. …

Vivino’s User-Compiled Data Catalogs Millions of Wines

Rather than imparting paid suggestions upon users, the app relies on real reviews

For anyone familiar with buying or reading reviews of wine online, Vivino is not a new name. They’re the internet’s largest wine marketplace, connecting users to local shops that can deliver the bottles they desire. But as numbers can confirm, most people don’t buy wine online—citing a lack of personal knowledge and confidence in picking the right bottle. In fact, under 5% of wine purchases …

Leica Furthers Their Most Accessible Camera With the Leica Q2

Acclaimed high-performance features get an impressive boost

Something strange happened to a few of us on staff when the Leica Q was released in 2015: we stopped reaching for smartphones at the first sign of a photogenic moment. The compact Leica Q became our default camera for everything from landscapes and architectural shots to macro details on watches and in cocktails. It enabled better image-capture because it was simply intuitive. It could …