Articles tagged "leica"

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Report: 45% of Leica is up for sale, and Zeiss is interested

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.

Leica releases TL2 firmware update, fixes critical Visoflex bug

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.

Leica chairman contemplates Leica smartphone

Via its strategic partnership with Huawei Leica is already in the smartphone camera development game, but chairman Andreas Kaufmann can imagine the German manufacturer taking things one step further.

Leica Chairman Andreas Kaufmann says he wants a 'true Leica phone'

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.

PSA: Leica's new TL2 may break if you use it with the Leica Visoflex electronic viewfinder

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.

The Leica TL2 is a good, slightly silly, but great-looking camera

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.

Leica M10 1.9.4.0 firmware arrives with major bug fix

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.

Leica TL2 first impressions

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.

Leica TL2 sample gallery

A Leica TL2 landed in our office shortly before its launch, giving us just enough time to take it out for some real world shooting.

Leica's TL2 gains 24MP sensor, more power and a careful polish

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.

Leica M10 firmware update adds support for more SD cards

Firmware 1.7.4.0 for the Leica M10 is available now, adding support for a wider range of SD cards.

Handevision Iberit 90mm F2.4 lens launches for Leica M-mount

Handevision is now shipping its all-metal Iberit 90mm F2.4 short telephoto lens for Leica M-mount 35mm and full-frame cameras.

Hot mess: Remembering the Leica M8

Leica's first attempt at an M-series digital rangefinder was rough around the edges, but set a pattern for all of the cameras that came after it. In this week's Throwback Thursday article, Barney remembers the M8.

Leica unveils limited edition Leica M Monochrom “Jim Marshall Set”

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.

This USB flash drive looks like a miniature Leica M10

Own an M10 for just $45.

US jewelry designer offers handmade solid silver soft release buttons for Leica M cameras

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.

Leica firmware update adds more customization to SL

Leica has announced new firmware for its SL camera. Firmware v3.0 expands the range of customization options available in stills and video modes.

A prototype of the Leica Noctilux-M 50mm Edition 0.95 can be yours for $25K

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.

Leica announces plans for 'peeling' CCDs in M9 and Monochrom

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.

Best day ever: Student finds $5 Leica M2 in thriftstore

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

They'll still replace a corroded CCD as long as the camera was purchased new in the last five years.

5 reasons to choose the Leica Q for street photography

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.

Hands-on with the Panasonic Leica 8-18mm F2.8-4

Panasonic has announced a new ultra-wide zoom for Micro Four Thirds mount: the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4. We got our hands on a pre-production copy to take a closer look.

Panasonic introduces Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4 ASPH lens

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

Leica offers free fix for faulty AF in some S lenses

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

Leica launches 9-lens Thalia series for cinematographers

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

The Leica Summaron 28mm F5.6 is old-fashioned fun

The Leica Summaron-M 28mm F5.6 is a curious thing: a 'new' version of a lens originally introduced in the mid 1950s. Is this nouveau classic worth its asking price? Read more

Re-make/Re-model: Leica Summaron 28mm F5.6 Samples

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

Juggling with one hand: Leica M10 shooting experience

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

Leica M10 in Japan: Updated samples gallery

We've been itching to get the Leica M10 back since we had to give an early pre-production unit back to Leica. Fortunately, another camera arrived just in time for a recent trip to Japan. See gallery

Leica SL Review
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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

Leica SL gallery update

We've been spending a lot of time around town with our Leica SL review sample, from sunsets to portraits to dimly lit concerts. We've even thrown an adapted lens on for good measure. Take a look at how it's performed. Read more

Leica tweaks handling of its new M10 with firmware 1.3.4.0

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

Leica Summilux-SL 50mm F1.4 sample gallery

Leica's fast, normal prime for its full-frame SL system went on sale late last year. Prepared for some heavy lifting, we've spent some time taking it around town. See gallery

Leica M10 real-world sample gallery

Archaic focusing system, no video mode, no USB socket: the Leica M10 isn't for everyone, but it's absolutely lovely. Announced earlier this week, a pre-production unit found its way into our hands. See gallery

Video: Leica M10 First Look

The new Leica M10 is an attractive combination of classic styling and modern specifications. Check out our quick video overview for a rundown of some of its key features. See video

The M U want: Leica M10 First Impressions Review and Samples

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

Leica Boss: Hands-on with new Leica M10

The Leica M10 is a 24MP full-frame rangefinder camera with a few pretty modern tricks up its sleeve. We've been using Leica's latest 'M' for a few days – step up and take a closer look. Learn more

Leica announces M10 with new sensor, slimmer design

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

MS Optics launches ultra-slim 17mm F4.5 pancake lens for Leica M

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

New Leica SL firmware improves tethered shooting, SL 50mm F1.4 goes on sale

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

Leica introduces red version of its 'world's sharpest' 50mm APO-Summicron

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

The Leica TL is an upgraded Leica T mirrorless camera

The Leica TL comes with some minor improvements over its Leica T predecessor and will be available in November for $1695. Read more

Leica D-LUX Typ 109 Explorer Kit bundle launches in November

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

Leica introduces 'Titanium gray' version of its Q compact camera

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

Leica and ONA introduce more luxury bags for the red-dot-obsessed

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

Leica announces special edition M-P in red table tennis bat rubber

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

Leica and Huawei to create joint R&D center

Camera manufacturer Leica and telecom brand Huawei have announced they are to create a research and development center so they can jointly work on optical and software systems. Read more

Leica Sofort instant camera officially announced ahead of Photokina debut

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

Leica-branded instant camera rumored to launch soon

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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