The purists amongst us who still want to have full control of every aspect of the end photograph, rangefinder cameras are fantastic. Forget autofocus lenses and D-SLR cameras with through the lens viewing, the rangefinder system works in a totally different way. A perfect photograph becomes very personal and a real art. The rangefinder system is compact and ergonomic to use and have outstanding optics. The lenses are generally prime lenses so fast and crisp, with a few select zoom lenses for those of you who want to get closer to the action without changing position. Leica are the most popular rangefinder cameras and are beautifully manufactured to last a lifetime.