Leica is known for quality craftsmanship that comes with outrageous prices. They tend to produce old school photographic tools that don’t exactly innovate but the Leica Q is changing that perception across the board. And the Leica Q firmware 2.0 update just added a feature that every mirrorless camera should immediately copy. Hit the jump for the details!
Cameras come and go but when I bought a Leica M 240 I finally had a keeper. It was a beautifully crafted instrument with legendary optics that produced stunning images. So when I decided to sell the Leica and buy a Fuji X100T for street photography my friends nearly staged an intervention. But it turns out there were some very good reasons to make the switch. Hit the jump to find out why!
The rumor sites have been predicting this one for some time and the Leica M-D (Typ 262) is finally official. The “new” camera is being touted as revolutionary by many but it’s basically a Leica M 262 without an LCD screen. While street photographers have dreamt of a digital M without an LCD for years I have a few problems with this one. Hit the jump for more info!
People line up to take pot shots at any new Leica product that is released. And who can blame them? Leica gear is expensive, elitist and seems to lack any of the modern features that consumers expect. But when Kai from DigitalRev went hands on with the Leica M 262 he found that it suited him just fine. Hit the jump for the video!
Leica. Just mention the name and the haters and trolls show up to call out the brand as a glorified fashion accessory designed to separate fools from their money. But how can a company with a heritage as rich as Leica inspire such vitriol from people who typically aren’t even its customers? Is the little red dot really that offensive? Hit the jump for all the answers!
The New Leica M (Typ 262) has been announced and it’s already caught the attention of a lot of street photographers looking for the pure Leica rangefinder experience. Gone are the crazy video functions and external EVF that nobody used and the new camera is looking more like the M10 that street photographers wanted in the first place. Hit the jump for all the details.
The recent firmware update for the Leica T (Typ 107) vastly improved the operating speed of the camera and to celebrate, Leica is giving the camera away on Instagram. You heard me! Follow @leica_camera on Instagram and post an original image of your favorite design icon with the hastag #FasterT and you’re entered to win $3400 bucks worth of hand polished aluminum goodness. Hit the jump for all the details.
Leica’s tradition of excellent craftsmanship and design is responsible for some of the most beautiful and functional cameras on the planet. So when I heard Leica was entering the mirrorless game I was eager to see what they had up there sleeves. And then they released this… Behold! The Leica SL. It’s big. It’s expensive. And it’s fugly as all get out. Hit the jump for more.
Foto Promos is giving away a brand new Leica M-P Safari Set and it’s free to enter. The Safari Set features an olive green M-P body and Silver Summicron-M 35mm lens with matching round metal lens hood. Even if you’re not a Leica lover this is $10,000 bucks worth of sexy green camera that can be yours for the low low price of nothing! Hit the jump for more details.