A site dedicated to photographers passionate in
their choice of the Leica system for crafting their art.

Leica Announces Leica SL2 Camera

Leica Camera today has released an upgrade to its four year old SL - the Leica SL2 mirrorless camera (after images were leaked two months ago). Headline features include a 47MP sensor, IBIS w/multishot capability, improved Maestro III processor, 5.76MP OLED EVF, ergonomics and weathersealing. The Leica SL2 will be available on November 21st at a list price of $5995. Read more below for details!

Leica SL2 Images Leaked

Nokishita has shared images and specifications for a new Leica camera it claims is the SL2. According to the leak the new camera (codenamed Vader) will feature a 47MP CMOS sensor and feature 4K video recording with a new "CINE Mode." The leak also notes the camera will have both WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity and be compatible with Leica’s mobile app, FOTOS. Read more below for details.

Leica Q2 FW Bug Writing Unreadable DNG Files

Leica Camera's relatively new (announced on March 7, 2019) Leica Q2 camera apparently has a firmware bug that's writing unreadable DNG files, according to photographer Josh Byers (and others). Images captured in the"continuous super speed" drive mode (capturing images at up to 20fps) report an error on importing, while other images shot in different drive modes imported without problem. Read more below!

Why Leica Cameras Will Never Go Out of Style

Leica Camera chairman Andreas Kaufmann reveals his strategy for keeping the iconic German camera brand relevant in the "Why Leica Cameras Will Never Go Out Of Style" over on the Singapore Tatler. He tells us that tradition still counts for something, and Leica is one of the very few remaining producers of film cameras but notes that “we are not a museum and we are not state-funded. If customers don’t want these cameras anymore, we will stop producing them.” We have a related article on "Why Buy a Leica?"

Pages