Any time you mention Leica the Leica haters show up to let everyone know how terrible these cameras are and why nobody in their right mind should ever buy one! Who are these people and why do they hate Leica so much? Hit the jump for all the answers!
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.