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.
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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 18.104.22.168 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.
May 31, 2017 at 17:15
Leica has announced new firmware for its SL camera. Firmware v3.0 expands the range of customization options available in stills and video modes.
May 25, 2017 at 18:27
As if $13,950 wasn’t enough to pay for a special edition lens, the Leica Store in San Francisco is offering a prototype of said lens for $24,995.
May 22, 2017 at 21:10
Owners of Leica M cameras that suffer from peeling CCDs will be able to claim a free repair in the future so long as the camera was purchased within five years of the fault becoming apparent, the company has announced.
May 16, 2017 at 07:01
And it came with a Elmar 50mm F2.8 lens attached.
Leica to cease free sensor replacement for M9 / M9-P / M-E / Monochrom cameras older than five years
May 15, 2017 at 17:34
They'll still replace a corroded CCD as long as the camera was purchased new in the last five years.
videoMay 9, 2017 at 13:30
Many street photographers have a particular camera that fits them just right. For photographer Robin Schimko, that camera is the Leica Q. Here's why.
lens newsApr 19, 2017 at 02:00
Panasonic has announced its new Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4 ASPH lens, which it first teased back at CES. Read more
Apr 7, 2017 at 17:52
Leica has finally announced that it has found a reliable replacement for the defective focus drive units in some of the S lenses from its medium-format system. Read more
lens newsMar 30, 2017 at 18:33
Leica has announced a new range of cinema lenses that is aimed at photographers looking for a classic vintage look and exceptional bokeh. Read more
sample galleryMar 24, 2017 at 10:00
Leica's new Summaron 28mm F5.6 is an incredibly slim pancake lens, originally sold in the 1950s, and just re-released in M-mount. Does it make sense in 2017? Check out our gallery of sample images. View the gallery
Mar 14, 2017 at 10:00
For stills photographers, the Leica M10 should be the most useful rangefinder that Leica has yet created, but how does it perform? Barney ditched his DSLR and took the M10 to Japan for a few days to find out. Read more
The Leica SL is the company's first DSLR-style full-frame digital camera, aimed squarely at professionals and amateurs alike so long as their pockets are sufficiently deep. Does its rock-solid build translate into rock-solid performance? Find out in our full review. Read more
Feb 15, 2017 at 19:02
Leica has introduced new firmware for its latest M series digital rangefinder that aims to improve a number of aspects of the camera’s handling and operation. Read more
first impressionsJan 18, 2017 at 20:00
Leica's latest rangefinder dispenses with the last-generation 'Typ' naming convention and goes back to its M-series roots. The M10 is slimmed down, sped up, and after using one for a few days, we like it. Read more
camera newsJan 18, 2017 at 20:00
Leica's M10 is the newest addition to their lineup of M-series cameras. Thin as a film-era M4, it has a newly developed sensor with improved dynamic range as well as a host of other updates, and - in some cases - omissions. Read more
lens newsJan 16, 2017 at 19:02
Japanese manufacturer of hand-made lenses, MS Optics, has launched a 17mm F4.5 lens for the Leica M system that is just 10.2mm thick. Read more
Dec 13, 2016 at 18:27
Leica has announced new firmware for its full-frame SL mirrorless camera that makes it fully compatible with the latest version of the company’s tethered shooting applications. Read more
lens newsNov 15, 2016 at 18:29
A limited edition version of the Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm F2 ASPH will be introduced next month with a festive red anodized finish. Read more
camera newsNov 8, 2016 at 18:26
The Leica TL comes with some minor improvements over its Leica T predecessor and will be available in November for $1695. Read more
Nov 4, 2016 at 18:27
Just in time for your holiday shopping Leica is announcing a new D-Lux Typ 109 bundle with a lens cap that opens automatically when the camera is turned on. Read more
camera newsOct 19, 2016 at 20:16
Leica has announced that it will release a new version of its Q (Typ 116) full frame compact camera that will be finished in a gray paint instead of the usual black. Read more
Oct 14, 2016 at 18:03
Leica and ONA have announced a collection of six bags with red interiors and a 'discreet' red rivet to reference the German camera manufacturer. Read more
camera newsOct 12, 2016 at 18:22
Leica is to introduce a special M-P (Typ 240) kit that has been designed by the artist Rolf Sachs. The camera body is covered in the type of rubber usually reserved for table tennis bats. Read more
camera newsSep 15, 2016 at 17:56
Leica's Sofort instant camera is official. It'll be available in three colors and will shoot to Leica or Fujifilm instant film. Read more
Sep 14, 2016 at 23:17
Leica may be set to announce its own version of one of Fujifilm’s instant cameras in what looks like another re-badging exercise. Read more
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