Gear

Anything to do with photographic gear, such as bodies - see also Lens.

Leica Announces "Solid Gray" D-LUX (Type 109)

Today, Leica Camera has introduced a new version of the D-LUX (Typ 109) camera in a "solid gray" finish. The camera’s technical specifications are identical to the black D-LUX (Typ 109) - a 12.8MP 4/3-inch sensor with 4K video, WiFi, a fast DC Vario-Summilux lens and EVF. Read more below for details.

Unboxing the Leica SL (Type 601)

We are unboxing brand new Leica SL (Type 601) with Leica Vario-Elmarit in Leica Store Warszawa...

Leica SL - Unboxing


Leica Announces the Leica SL (Type 601)

Today at Das Wesentliche event in Berlin, Germany - Leica Camera AG has unveiled a camera we've been telling you about since as early as May of this year (2015). The Leica SL (Type 601) camera. Read more below!

Leica SL (Type 601) Coming in October

As we reported earlier, Leica will be holding a "Das Wesentliche" event on October 20, 2015. It's a given we'll see some new kit... So far we have rumors on a new Leica X-U (Type 113) or M-like camera and there's also talk of a Leica Q (Type 116) camera with interchangeable lenses. This last camera might actually be called the Leica SL (Type 601) camera with the following specs... Read more below for updates!

Leica "Das Wesentliche" Event on October 20, 2015

Leica will be holding a "Das Wesentliche" event on October 20, 2015. This is when they'll typically announce one of more new products - as they have in the past. This event is not open to the public; it's invite only. We expect to see a new Leica X-U (Type 113) or M-like camera to be announced. There's also talk of a Leica Q (Type 116) camera with interchangeable lenses. Though we're not betting on that. Leica has already stated that if the Leica Q proves popular (which admittedly, it has) then they will consider releasing it in other focal lengths. There's been no talk of an interchangeable lens version that we're aware of. Read more below for details!

Leica Q and the "Delight Factor"

Over on What Digital Camera is a story talking about "The delight factor of cameras" and interestingly enough, features the Leica Q. It's an intangible, hard to quantify feeling but as Leica shooters, we all know it. As they put it, "the delight factor may be an emotional response to a camera, but it’s as important as any physical feature." We'd have to agree. What about you?

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