Executives from Panasonic, Leica and Sigma sat down at Photokina to discuss the dynamics of a new partnership and the opportunities they see ahead for the L mount.
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camera newsNov 20, 2018 at 16:09
Leica has announced the release of its latest compact camera, the D-Lux 7.
Nov 6, 2018 at 14:59
Leica has announced the Leica Q-P, a humble version of its Leica Q camera that it calls "an artful statement of understatement."
Oct 31, 2018 at 13:00
Leica has a storied history and a tremendous reputation for the quality of its lenses. Yet Richard Butler's take-away from the launch of a no-LCD, app-mediated camera is that he is most impressed by the company's innovative ideas. And, weirdly, he seems to mean it.
lens newsOct 30, 2018 at 14:45
MS Optics has created its latest Sonnar-inspired lens, the Sonnetar 73mm F1.5 FMC.
camera newsOct 24, 2018 at 13:00
The Leica M10-D is a rangefinder camera that gives a film-like shooting experience. It has no LCD, just two buttons and is set up almost entirely via Wi-Fi.
Oct 1, 2018 at 18:45
More than $200,000 in camera gear was stolen from Ffordes camera shop located in northern Scotland. Ffordes is asking anyone with information to come forward in an effort to retrieve the stolen equipment.
Sep 26, 2018 at 15:14
Leica is clearly in the mood for partnerships: A day after the company announced it was teaming up with Panasonic and Sigma on the L mount, Zenit took the wraps off the 'M', a Zenit-designed, Leica manufactured rangefinder. Click through to learn more.
camera newsSep 25, 2018 at 13:56
Leica has announced the S3 medium-format camera – an S2 successor with a 64MP sensor capable of 4K video.
Sep 25, 2018 at 11:00
Leica, Panasonic and Sigma are teaming up. Expect L-mount cameras from Panasonic as well as L-mount glass from Sigma.
camera newsAug 21, 2018 at 13:00
Leica has introduced the M10-P, a higher-priced version of the M10 that is the first M-series camera to sport a touchscreen display. Leica has removed the famous red dot and added a quieter shutter in order to make the camera more 'stealthy'.
sample galleryJul 26, 2018 at 13:00
The Leica SL 75mm F2 is ever-so-slightly cheaper than its SL 90mm F2 counterpart, but still impressively sharp. We've been shooting with Leica's latest short telephoto prime for a little while, and we've put together a gallery of real-world samples.
Jul 23, 2018 at 13:00
Only Leica could have made the Noctilux-M F1.25 75mm ASPH – a manual focus prime lens that weighs more than a kilo and costs as much as a new car. We've been using one for a little while - click through for our take on what it's like to use.
Jul 18, 2018 at 16:21
Leica Camera AG is now an investor in Light, the makers of the innovative L16 camera. According to the company, the funding will allow Light to 'expand the reach of its imaging platform beyond consumer photography'
The X-U is Leica's first ruggedized compact camera and is still the only waterproof camera on the market with a large APS-C sensor. That sensor sits behind a 35mm-equivalent, F1.7 lens, and we've taken it to the mountains and back to see just what it's capable of.
The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm F1.25 ASPH is a fast, high-quality and decidedly heavyweight short telephoto prime lens, designed for use with Leica's digital M-series rangefinders. We've been grappling with it for a little while - take a look at our sample images.
sample galleryJul 5, 2018 at 13:00
The Leica APO-Summicron-SL 90mm F2 ASPH is a high-quality short telephoto prime lens for the company's full-frame SL mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. We've been shooting with it for a few days, to see what it can do.
Jun 30, 2018 at 13:00
Leica has released new firmware for five of its camera models, making significant changes to the way existing features operate while also adding totally new functions in some cases. The updates affect the M10 rangefinder, the Q compact and the new CL, as well as the TL2 and the T/TL.
camera newsJun 15, 2018 at 17:00
Leica Camera has announced a new compact camera that features a 24-360mm F3.3-6.4 zoom lens and a 20MP 1” MOS sensor. Essentially a re-badged Panasonic Lumix ZS/TZ200, the Leica C-Lux will save Raw and JPEG files, will offer 4K video and has a viewfinder with a 2.33 million-dot resolution.
Jun 15, 2018 at 17:00
Leica has launched a limited edition M10 with a contoured handgrip designed by luxury coachbuilder/design house Zagato. And, to celebrate the opening of a new part of the company's Wetzlar factory, a pair of Leica-made watches are due this autumn.
Leica has released details of the twelve finalists for this year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award, one of who will take the €35,000 (approx. $41K) top prize. Organizers say that 2500 photographers submitted work to the competition this year.
Jun 4, 2018 at 17:48
Leica has announced a new flash and remote control flash unit for its Q, SL/CL and M-series digital cameras. The Leica SF 60 flash offers TTL metering and high-speed sync up to 1/8000sec, while the SF C1 remote control unit enables wireless control of SF 60 flash units across up to seven channels in three groups.
Leica has discontinued its M7 film camera after 16 years of service. According to the Red Dot Forum, which is run by the Miami Leica store, the last of the M7 standard and ‘a la Carte’ bodies has been built and no more will be made.
lens newsApr 9, 2018 at 14:21
The Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16-35mm F3.5-4.5 ASPH is the first ultra-wide angle zoom for Leica's full-frame mirrorless SL-system. It promises "unparalleled imaging performance and versatility, coupled with supremely quick and quiet autofocus."
Apr 4, 2018 at 21:58
Leica's prices are about to go up in the USA. Starting May 1st, expect to pay hundreds more for 66 different Leica products including most Leica M cameras, nearly all Leica M lenses and more.
Apr 3, 2018 at 13:00
Shooting with the Leica Monochrom on a trip to Japan turned out to be an exercise in frustration, patience and plain old humility for DPR Senior Editor Barney Britton.
lens newsApr 2, 2018 at 14:25
Meyer Optik Gorlitz has redesigned its super-fast 50mm F0.95 lens both inside and out, and has added a Leica M mount option to the existing Fuji X and Sony E fittings.
Mar 14, 2018 at 15:08
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.
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.
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