Taking pictures of quick things generally requires speedy machinery. You know, like the Leica TL – a 16MP camera capable of mechanical shutter speeds up to 1/4000s. Leica, though, has now decided that it likes things even faster. Like, 1/40,000s fast. That’s enough, in theory, to photograph a speeding bullet – and it’s exactly what the new TL2 (£1700, body-only) can do with its electronically controlled shutter. Prefer slow-mo in motion? Besides 4K at 30fps, it’ll do HD footage at 120fps, alongside a continuous stills shooting rate of 20fps. Normal snaps will look darn fine, too, thanks to a new 24MP CMOS sensor.
There’s never been a better time to ditch the bulk of a DSLR and go mirrorless. But which is the best?