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Leica brings substantial AF, video improvements to SL2-S with 2.0 firmware update

The update improves autofocus capabilities and adds a collection of new and improved video features to Leica's 24MP full-frame camera system.

Leica APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH lens samples

We recently took delivery of Leica's new APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH, and in the short time between its arrival and when it had to be sent back, we prepared a preliminary sample gallery in and around sunny Seattle.

Video: The moon as shot with a very sharp Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm F2.8 lens

Photographer Markus Stark has adapted a Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm F2.8 lens and teleconverters to his Panasonic GH4 to shoot a super-detailed video of the moon.

Leica and 1854 team up to introduce £5000 grants for a new Commission Series

Leica, and 1854, publisher of The British Journal of Photography, recently announced a monthly themed Commission Series with a £5000 grant.

Prototype Leica designed by Jony Ive, Marc Newson expected to fetch over $250K at auction

A one-off prototype used in the development process of a limited-edition (RED) Leica M is expected to sell for more than $250K when it goes up for auction in June at the Leitz Photographica Auction

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 ASPH lens samples

We recently got our hands on Leica's new 28mm F2 APO-Summicron for full-frame L-mount cameras. And as you might expect, it's an impressive piece of glass, from sharpness to sunstars.

Leica will increase prices across nearly its entire product lineup starting April 1—no joke

DPReview has been able to confirm with Leica its entire product lineup—barring a few new releases—will see prices increase at the beginning of April.

Leica announces a new D-Lux 7 ‘Street Kit’

The kit doesn’t appear to be limited-edition in any sense, but it does pair the black D-Lux 7 camera with a hand grip, extra battery and paracord hand strap designed in collaboration with COOPH.

Leica announces APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH

Leica has announced the release of the APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH lens. This compact lens has the closest minimum focus distance of any M-mount lens: 30cm (11.8"). The lens is now available for $8195.

Leica’s latest limited-edition camera is a black and gold Daniel Craig x Greg Williams collab

Leica’s latest limited-edition camera is a gold-adorned Q2 made in collaboration with actor Daniel Craig and British photographer Greg Williams.

Huawei announces foldable Mate X2 smartphone with Leica-branded cameras

Huawei's Mate X2 is the Chinese company's latest foldable phone. It incorporates a Leica-branded four camera array, complete with a macro and telephoto camera.

Leica introduces APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 L-mount lens

Leica has announced the APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 ASPH lens for full-frame L-mount mirrorless bodies. It features six aspherical elements, a newly designed manual focus ring and weather-sealing.

Photographer blends science and art by slicing up a Leica M6 rangefinder

Fabian Oefner has combined science and art throughout his photographic career. His latest project is inspired by the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and consists of a Leica M6 that Oefner cut into pieces using a bandsaw.

Leica adds in-camera perspective correction feature to its M10-P, M10-R and M10 Monochrom cameras

The new feature, called Perspective Control, ’helps to achieve straighter vertical lines and a straight horizon, ensuring a natural image effect – specifically in architectural images,’ according to Leica.

Leica's Noctilux-M 50mm F1.2 is an homage to one of its most iconic lenses

Almost half-a-century after it produced its Noctilux 50mm F1.2 lens, Leica is back with a reissue that pays homage to a lens that helped define the 'Leica look.'

Leica ad reminds us of the importance of photography in documenting history

Leica’s newest video adtakes a look back at the ‘witnesses’ who have captured world events with cameras over the last century.

Leica launches Kevlar-covered ‘Reporter’ version of its M10-P camera

The new limited edition Reporter version of the M10-P comes with a Kevlar jacket and a deep green paint — though you (probably) won't be taking it to war

TTartisan celebrates Year of the Ox with a bright-red version of its M-mount 50mm F0.95 prime lens

The lens is optically identical to its black and silver siblings, but spices things up with a bright-red paint job and a custom lens cap to celebrate the Year of the Ox.

7Artisans releases a $195 35mm F5.6 golden pancake lens for Leica M mount cameras

This ultra-compact 35mm pancake lens features a fixed F5.6 aperture but manages to squeeze a manual focus mechanism inside.

Megadap’s MTZ11 adapter gives (almost) any manual lens autofocus with Nikon Z mirrorless cameras

The adapter, which offers full support for Nikon’s phase-detection autofocus system, is technically a Leica M mount to Nikon Z mount autofocus adapter, but since you can stack other adapters on top, the options are almost limitless.

Leica SL2-S sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Our team at DPReview TV just wrapped up their review of the new Leica SL2-S. Check out this gallery of images captured along the way, shot entirely with Leica glass.

DPReview TV: Leica SL2-S Review

After spending a solid week living with the new Leica SL2-S, Chris and Jordan have some opinions. Find out what they like about the camera and who they think it's for.

Hands-on: What you need to know about the Leica SL2-S

Leica's SL2-S might not look like it breaks any ground at a casual glance, but on the inside, its 24MP sensor promises better video performance than its higher resolution sister model. Find out what it's like to handle in our hands-on look.

Leica releases 'Henri' Cinematographer's Viewfinder for pairing its new SL2-S camera system with PL, LPL lenses

The 'Henri' Cinematographer's handle comes in two models — L-PL and L-LPL — and features a foldable grip that has built-in buttons for controlling recording right from the handle.

Leica SL2-S initial review

The SL2-S marks Leica's entry into the stills/video hybrid market. At this point it's very much a cheaper SL2, though its future looks bright, as you'll learn in our initial review.

Leica SL2-S real-world samples (pre-production)

We've been shooting with a pre-production Leica SL2-S for a few days, to see what it can do. Check out our gallery of samples to see how it performs.

New Leica SL2-S is a more accessible, video-focused SL2

Leica's SL2-S is a companion model to the existing SL2, coming in with more modest resolution but more robust burst shooting and video recording features.

Leica's FOTOS app is now free for all after the $50/year 'Pro' subscription was removed

Leica Rumors noticed that hidden in the changelog of a version 2.2.0 app update, Leica made all of the premium features in its mobile companion app, which once cost $50 per year, free for all.

Leica Q2 Monochrom sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Take a black and white journey through southern Alberta with the Leica Q2 Monochrom, courtesy of our team at DPReview TV. We knew Canada was cold, but penguins?

Hands on: Leica Q2 Monochrom
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The Q2 Monochrom is a stealthy, niche camera aimed at black and white enthusiasts, and we've had one in our hands for a few days. Click through to read more.

Leica Q2 Monochrom initial review

The Leica Q2 Monochrom is a version of the Gold Award-winning Q2 that only shoots images in black and white. It's a niche (and pricey) product to be sure, but so far we find it to be well-designed and capable of outstanding results.

DPReview TV: Leica Q2 Monochrom review

Our team at DPReview TV wanted a monochrome version of the Leica Q2 and they got it. Is this a case of 'be careful what you wish for'? Nope. As Chris explains in our hands-on review, the Q2 might just be his new favorite camera.

Leica introduces 47 Megapixel Q2 Monochrom for $6000

Leica has announced the Q2 Monochrom, a black & white version of the Q2. It features a new monochrome-only 47MP sensor as well as the 28mm F1.7 lens and top-notch build quality as the regular Q2.

Leica M10 Monochrom sample gallery

The Leica M10 Monochrom uses a 41MP full-frame sensor, with no color filter array, making it capable of producing stunning black and white images. Have a look at our samples.

Cosina announces new Voigtlander Nokton Vintage 50mm F1.5 Aspherical II VM lens

The second-generation lens features a revamped optical design compressed into a smaller frame than its predecessor. Cosina is offering the lens in both a multi-coating and single-coating versions to fit the look you desire.

Leica announces 9 Portuguese-made lenses for the US market, bypassing import tariffs

After recent tariffs imposed on Leica lenses made in Germany, the company has revealed it is manufacturing nine of its lenses in Portugal and selling them at a lower cost to account for the lack of additional tariffs.

Spot the differences: Comparing a $430 35mm F1.4 7Artisans lens to Leica's $5,895 Summilux-M

How much does image quality differ between 7Artisans' $430 35mm F1.4 lens and Leica's $5,895 Summilux-M 35mm F1.4? Leica Rumors decided to put the two lenses to a test in a blind comparison.

Fotodiox's new adapter gives Leica M-mount lenses autofocus on Fujifilm X series cameras

The new Pro Pronto AF adapter from Fotodiox brings AF-S and AF-C autofocus capabilities to Leica M-mount lenses used with Fujifilm X series cameras.

These copper-plated Leica cameras manage to make even broken rangefinders expensive

Even when they're broken and embalmed in copper, Leica cameras don't come cheap, apparently.

TTArtisan announces limited-edition 35mm F1.4 M-mount lens wrapped in 24K gold

The 'Gold Skin' version of the lens is identical to its black and silver 35mm F1.4 M-mount contemporaries, aside from, well, the 24K gold.

Venus Optics is now offering six of its most popular Laowa lenses for L-mount cameras

The six lenses, which are nearly identical in specs to their FE, RF and Z mount versions, include one wide-angle zoom, two wide-angle primes and three macro lenses.

DPReview TV: Leica M10-R review

The M10-R is Leica's newest rangefinder camera. It's also the first regular M-series model to push resolution beyond 24MP, making the jump to a 40MP sensor. We take a look at what's new – and what stays the same – in our hands-on review.

Leica M10-R sample gallery (DPReview TV)

Our team at DPReview TV hit the streets to test the new Leica M10-R. Find out what 40MP from a Leica rangefinder looks like in our sample gallery.

What you need to know about the new Leica M10-R

Leica has just released a major update to the M10-series, the M10-R, with a big leap in resolution over the original M10 models. Take a closer look.

Leica M10-R sample gallery

The Leica M10-R offers a familiar handling experience but ups the resolution of standard M10-series bodies to 40MP. We've been out shooting with a late pre-production M10-R, to give you a sense of what that extra resolution looks like.

Leica's 40 Megapixel M10-R is its highest resolution rangefinder yet

Leica has introduced the M10-R, the highest resolution member of its M10-series yet. In most other respects, it's a classic M10, with the welcome addition of a touch-sensitive screen and quiet shutter borrowed from the M10-P.

Leica's SL2 gets 187MP 'Multishot' mode with a new 2.0 firmware update

As promised, Leica has delivered the 'Multishot' mode for its SL2 full-frame mirrorless camera that enables you to capture photos up to 187MP.

MS Optics is back with a 24mm F2 Leica M-mount lens that’s almost as small as a body cap

MS Optic's latest lens is an ultra-small, wide-angle lens for Leica M-mount camera systems.

Leica's 64MP S3 medium-format camera is now available to pre-order for $18,995

It's been a year since the Leica S3 was slated to arrive, but it's finally here and available to pre-order for a wallet-busting $18,995.

DPReview TV: Leica Monochrom M10 review

The M10 Monochrom is Leica's newest dedicated black and white rangefinder camera. Is it a street photographer's dream come true? Chris and Jordan take it to the mean streets of Calgary to find out.

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