The Leica l Model A, dating from between 1926 and 1927, comes with a card signed by Earhart herself. Unfortunately, this is the only 'proof' that the camera really did belong to her.
Articles tagged "leica"
Mar 12, 2018 at 15:16
This Leica 0-series—one of only 25 ever produced, and only three in 'original condition'—beat the previous record set by another Leica 0-series. It is now officially the most expensive camera ever sold at auction.
mobileMar 8, 2018 at 17:49
Leaked product images show the Huawei P20 with three cameras vertically aligned on the device's back plate, confirming a rumor we shared last month that the upcoming Huawei phone will be the first to feature a 'triple-cam.'
camera newsMar 8, 2018 at 15:56
For its latest special edition camera, Leica collaborated with the founder and CEO of the fashion brand rag & bone to create a matte black 'Stealth Edition' of the Leica M Monochrom, complete with glow-in-the-dark accents.
camera newsFeb 12, 2018 at 23:18
A new 'Snow' version of the Leica Q full-frame compact camera has been announced, with a design 'inspired' by Olympic snowboarder and photographer Iouri Podladtchikov. The special edition will be limited to only 300 units worldwide, and will cost $5,400.
Feb 12, 2018 at 17:02
The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm F1.25 ASPH costs an eye-popping $12,800, and photographer Matt Granger recently had the chance to try this unreleased beast of a lens out for himself on a quick portrait shoot. Click through to check out the results for yourself.
Jan 30, 2018 at 17:14
In this short video review, PhotoShelter founder and CEO Allen Murabayashi decided to see how the $5,000 Zeiss Otus 28mm F1.4 lens stacked up against the almost-as-expensive $4,250 Leica Q, which sports a fixed 28mm F1.7 lens.
lens newsJan 15, 2018 at 14:00
Leica has announced a pair of short telephoto lenses for its SL full-frame mirrorless camera. The APO-Summicron-SL 75mm and 90mm F2 ASPH lenses feature an apochromatic design to reduce chromatic aberration, one aspherical element and minimum focusing distances of around 0.5m.
Jan 9, 2018 at 17:10
A smaller version of the massive stainless steel "Fake Leica" sculpture by Chinese artist Liao Yibai has popped up on eBay. Weighing in at 40 kg (88 lbs) this version is going for "just" $99,995 USD... plus shipping.
Dec 26, 2017 at 20:54
In a final stroke of good fortune, Calgary police were able to recover the last bit of stolen kit from The Camera Store robbery a couple of weeks ago. The rare limited edition Leica M-P has officially made its way back to the store.
Dec 21, 2017 at 19:55
The seller of this military-grade version of the Leica M4 says it's in good, working condition and is asking about $25,000 for it.
Dec 15, 2017 at 15:20
DxOMark just finished their review of the Leica M10 sensor, and while it outperforms almost every other digital Leica ever made, it still falls significantly short of the top-of-the-line full-frame sensors out there.
Dec 1, 2017 at 21:40
Leica Camera AG has grown its revenue by 6 percent in 2017/2018, bucking the downward trend that has plagued the camera market in general.
lens newsNov 30, 2017 at 16:45
Leica has released yet another lens this week. This time, it's a special 'LHSA' edition of the APO-Summicron-M 50mm F2 ASPH that merges the styling of the 1954 Summicron 50mm F2 with the optics of the modern lens released in 2012.
lens newsNov 29, 2017 at 14:45
Leica's Noctilux family just got a new member! Meet the Noctilux-M 75mm F1.25 ASPH: a lens that promises 'impeccable speed', 'exceptional imaging performance', and 'hair-thin depth of focus.'
Nov 22, 2017 at 18:38
Peak Design has teamed up with Leica to release a limited-edition backpack made special for fans of the Red Dot.
camera newsNov 21, 2017 at 14:00
Leica has just released the CL, the forth in its series of APS-C L-mount cameras. Despite sharing a name with a camera released in the mid-70s, the new CL is a thoroughly modern ILC, with a 24MP sensor and built-in electronic viewfinder.
first impressionsNov 21, 2017 at 14:00
While it shares a name with one of Leica's most popular and affordable cameras of the 1970s, the new CL is separated from its namesake by more than just years. We've been using one for a few days - click through for a detailed first-impressions report.
sample galleryNov 21, 2017 at 12:00
We're counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017, and the #4 ranking goes to the Leica M10.
Nov 10, 2017 at 14:00
As 2017 winds down (yeah, we're shocked too) it's a great time to reflect on the past year. Over the coming week's we'll revisit some personal favorite cameras and lenses that we encountered this year, and what made them stand out.
lens newsNov 8, 2017 at 09:00
Panasonic has announced its Leica DG Elmarit 200mm F2.8 Power OIS tele-prime. This hefty, weather-sealed lens has 15 elements, 2 of which are 'ultra extra-low dispersion,' along with a triple linear motor system and support for Panasonic's Dual I.S. system. A 1.4x teleconverter is bundled for even more range.
camera newsOct 31, 2017 at 22:52
Leica just released a new, silver anodized version of the Leica Q compact. Identical to the original on the inside, the silver-and-black version will cost you about $250 more than its all-black counterpart.
Oct 27, 2017 at 16:59
Leica's newest lens is one of its oldest. The Leica Thambar-M 90mm F2.2 is a (slightly) modernized recreation of a classic 1930s design, famed for its unique soft focus look. We just got our hands on one.
lens newsOct 17, 2017 at 16:12
Leica is resurrecting a portrait lens from the 1930s: the Thambar-M 1:2.2/90. This lens features just 4 lens elements, and was famous for its spherical aberration that creates extremely soft images.
Oct 17, 2017 at 12:00
Leica is one of the oldest names in photography, and has long been one of the most prestigious. Recently, we had the opportunity to visit Wetzlar, to see for ourselves how Leica's lenses are put together.
mobileOct 16, 2017 at 13:42
The Mate 10's Kirin 970 chipset with integrated AI processing allows for object recognition, motion detection and automatic scene selection in the camera app.
Sep 20, 2017 at 18:12
More details have emerged about the potential sale of Blackstone's 45% stake in iconic camera brand Leica.
Sep 19, 2017 at 18:45
A report by USSRPhoto is shedding some light on the return of the famed Zenit camera brand. It seems the full-frame mirrorless camera they're working on will be made in part by Leica using components from the Leica SL.
camera newsAug 28, 2017 at 16:45
Leica just unveiled the Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 Oslo Edition. Only 10 of these ultra-limited edition versions of the monochrome-only camera are being produced, and each costs twice as much as a regular Monochrom Typ 246.
Aug 2, 2017 at 19:52
Huge news out of the photo industry today. It seems Blackstone is considering selling their 45% stake in Leica Camera, and Zeiss is one of the potential buyers... but only if they can buy a majority stake.
Jul 31, 2017 at 14:05
If you own a Leica TL2 and Visoflex electronic viewfinder, listen up. Leica has released a firmware update that will keep the Visoflex finder from breaking your fancy new camera.
Jul 25, 2017 at 16:01
In an interview with CNBC, Leica Chairman Andreas Kaufmann said he dreams of a 'true Leica phone,' and hinted at what's next for the Leica and Huawei partnership.
camera newsJul 20, 2017 at 18:55
If you purchased a Leica TL2, do NOT attach Leica's Visoflex electronic viewfinder. Leica is working on a fix, but for now, it's possible the viewfinder will break your camera.
Jul 17, 2017 at 13:00
The TL2 is Leica's latest mirrorless camera, and brings several refinements over its stylish predecessors. In this article, we'll explain what you need to know.
Jul 14, 2017 at 18:40
Leica just released a new firmware version for the M10 that you'll want to download right away. It fixes a bug from the last firmware that produced black images at certain exposures.
With its M-series rangefinders, Leica makes cameras that are traditional almost to the point of anachronism, the TL series is pretty radical. Richard Butler spent time with this smartphone-like camera and has some first impressions to share.
camera newsJul 10, 2017 at 13:00
Leica has announced the TL2 APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The latest TL-mount model gains a 24MP sensor, more processing power and more comfortable, chamfered edges.
Jun 29, 2017 at 17:20
Firmware 220.127.116.11 for the Leica M10 is available now, adding support for a wider range of SD cards.
lens newsJun 28, 2017 at 17:54
Handevision is now shipping its all-metal Iberit 90mm F2.4 short telephoto lens for Leica M-mount 35mm and full-frame cameras.
Jun 9, 2017 at 14:54
The edition will be limited to 50 sets worldwide and includes the new brass plated Leica M Monochrom camera with a special “Laiton” finish, a Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH lens and several other items.
Jun 7, 2017 at 20:58
Own an M10 for just $45.
May 31, 2017 at 17:30
A soft release button is usually the lowest cost item in any Leica store, but if it feels wrong screwing a $20 disk into the shutter release post of your $7000 M body, help is here.
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