Submitted by Double Negative on January 18, 2017 - 10:19am
Ahead of Das Wesentliche event today at Leica Camera HQ in Wetzlar (starting at 1pm EST), images and specs of the rumored Leica M10 camera have been leaked... Read more below for details!
Submitted by Double Negative on November 15, 2016 - 1:25pm
Starting in December, Leica has announced that the APO-Summicron 50mm f/2 ASPH lens will be available in a special edition red anodized finish. There will be only 100 red-colored lenses distributed worldwide and priced at $8,950.00 USD (UK price: £7,575 incl. VAT) each. Read more below for details!
Submitted by Double Negative on October 28, 2016 - 9:53am
Leica S in Silhouette International eyewear shoot. "Take a look behind the scenes of Silhouette's latest fall campaign shooting. Stay tuned for the new and exciting eyewear collections with stylish shapes and designs." Perhaps not too surprising, as Silhouette is based out of Linz, Austria. Read more below for the video!
Submitted by Double Negative on October 19, 2016 - 1:27pm
Leica has announced the 28mm Summaron-M f/5.6 lens for the Leica M system. The lens is more than just a throwback to a classic design from the mid 1950s. It is a lens from the 1950s, at least optically, featuring the same design as the original. We can assume that the lens features modern coatings, but otherwise, if you are looking for a classic Leica glow, this wide-angle lens might be right up your alley. This lens is available by special order only and full payment of $2,495 USD is required in advance. Read more below for details!
Submitted by Double Negative on October 19, 2016 - 1:15pm
Leica has announced a new color for the Leica Q (Type 116) camera; Titanium Gray. It replaces black on the camera’s top, back and baseplate and the markings on the lens are in red and white, instead of the standard yellow-orange/white. Otherwise, nothing else has changed. It will be available as of mid-November 2016 and list for $4,495 USD which you can pre-order here. Read more below for details.
Submitted by Double Negative on September 23, 2016 - 3:28pm
HUAWEI and Leica Camera AG today announced that they have expanded their strategic collaboration with the establishment of a jointly operated research and innovation centre, the Max Berek Innovation Lab. The launch comes seven months after the public announcement of their long-term technology partnership in the field of optical engineering, and five months after the launch of the globally successful, multi-award winning HUAWEI P9 and P9 Plus smartphones. Read more below for details.
Submitted by Double Negative on September 15, 2016 - 11:11am
Leica Camera has officially announced the Sofort instant cameras. "Sofort" is the German word for "right away" (instant). And yes, they shoot film. The price is $299 USD and pre-orders are currently open (e.g. at Leica Store Miami). Read more below for details!