I WILL NOT BUY THAT CAMERA! Conversation with my wife: Don’t worry honey, I will not buy that camera. I promise not to spend a bunch of money on another Leica. Conversation with my photographer friends and colleagues (including Michael Reichmann): I have all this Leica M glass and I do not know what I [Read More]
If I am not mistaken, this article raised a small storm back when new. Mark Dubovoy dared to suggest that a Leica could match Nikon D800E!
M240 is such a good camera. It's kind of great that the model went underappreciated because that meant I could afford one then.
Digital Nikon cameras have been the synonym for paramount image quality for a good decade. In particular my experiments with Nikon Df (which is around the same age as M240 give or take a year) do show how the better sensor results in a better shooting envelope.
But the difference isn't that huge in the end.
It is also reassuring to know that I enjoy the sensor benefits of Nikon Df and that I can get those benefits in Leica land as well, in the form of M10R (or SL/SL2 alternatively). My only limit--my wallet and my foolish notion of having things like "savings".