LEICA S2 Camera Test: Amazing Value For (A Lot Of) Money
The LEICA S2 camera has a surprising amount of functionality. Professional photographers were involved in the design of the user-friendly camera body by Leica Camera. It includes everything you need. This is refreshing as top-class cameras often have too many bells and whistles, which can actually be more distracting than helpful.
You can access important functions such as shutter speed and ISO value with just a few buttons and control wheels on your S2 camera. You can save the lengthy manual for rainy Sundays and just start taking pictures. Warning: You’ll become addicted in 15 minutes!
Two screens are included in the LEICA S2 camera system. The top screen is a colour display that displays the current settings, such as shutter speed, exposure mode and aperture setting. The large, bright colour LCD screen is a major eye-catcher. It is protected by a thick and scratch-free sapphire layer.
You can navigate through a menu displayed on the LCD using one control wheel and four buttons. The wheel can be used to scroll through the menu and select items from the S2 camera’s menu. The buttons, on the other hand, have flexible functions that change depending on the current menu mode. Over time, you will become accustomed to using the different functions.
The LEICA S2 camera also offers speed. Previewing images from the LEICA S2 camera is very easy due to the large file size (37.5 megapixels). This DSLR camera has a huge processing speed, so zooming in on images can be used to verify their qualifications.
Based on the S2 camera’s ergonomic design, real-life testing meets professional photographers’ expectations. It is very comfortable, and at 1.4kg (including battery), it is relatively lightweight. It is very comfortable in the hands. Personally, I have never seen another digital single-lens reflex camera of the same size and ‘wow’ factor.
The LEICA S2 camera features a weatherproof body, which makes it possible to take photos in adverse conditions. The large eyepiece and interchangeable focusing screen are very practical. The viewfinder of the camera shows the most important settings in light-green colour at the bottom.
The large 45x30mm image sensor (3:1 ratio) creates images of 7504×4984 pixels. This is almost 37.5 Megapixels. This format is ideal for high-resolution printing purposes. It also keeps the S2 camera current and easily accessible for many years. Average file sizes range from 30 to 50 MB.
The quality of the images is more important than anything else. Leica’s SUMMARY S 70 mm F/2.5 ASPH lens is used for an outside shoot. This reveals the true secret to this magical box: its optical performance. Never have I seen so many vivid, clear, vibrant, and distortion-free images taken with a LEICA S2 digital camera.
This device has the advantage of not needing to post-process images. The Adobe-compatible DNG files, which can be edited by the S2 camera but don’t have RAW files, contain a lot more detail and image data. It is easy to adjust the exposure and saturation of photos you have taken.
A LEICA S2 camera is an investment. It is not cheap. The LEICA S2 camera is a powerful tool that can be used for stunning colours, sharpness, and correct tonality.