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April 28th, 2016

Leica Adds Leica M-D To M Family

Posted By Staff
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Leica’s newest addition to its M rangefinder system, the Leica M-D (Typ 262) is the first in the series to omit the LCD screen, and also skips video recording and (obviously) Live View capabilities. You’ll find similar specs as the Leica M (Typ 262) with this new model. The new 24-megapixel camera is equipped with …
April 15th, 2016

New Leica SL Firmware Update 2.0 Improves Performance And Handling

Posted By Staff
  Leica brings numerous updates to its mirrorless Leica SL camera system with a firmware update released today. Users will find a faster autofocus function, increased AF points, increased range of shutter speeds and much more. The full press release is below. Read on for all the details. ••• April 14, 2016 – Leica Camera today …
March 25th, 2016

Leica Releases New Telephoto Zoom Lens For the SL-System

Posted By Staff
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The APO-VARIO-ELMARIT-SL 90–280 mm f/2.8-4 is ideal for a variety of distances and subjects, from close-ups to travel photography and sporting events. Leica Camera announced the latest addition to the Leica SL-System lens portfolio, the Leica APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90–280 mm f/2.8-4. This new telephoto zoom lens is distinguished by its high speed, extensive range of focal …
January 21st, 2016

Leica Takes A Dive (Underwater, That Is)

Posted By Staff
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  Depth-rated to 49 feet for SCUBA divers who want an amphibious camera to record their underwater adventures, the new Leica U-X (Typ 113) is also sealed against dust and other elements; it’s winterized and shock-resistant, too. At its core, the X-U features a 16.5 megapixel APS-C size sensor, a three-inch LCD (although no viewfinder) …
December 14th, 2015

Leica Camera Announces New Firmware Update for SL Users

Posted By Staff
December 14, 2015 – Leica Camera today announced a new firmware update 1.2 for the Leica SL, which includes several fundamental improvements in the camera’s picture quality and handling. To access the firmware update, registered camera users can log into the Leica owner’s area of the Leica website and download the firmware version at: https://owners.leica-camera.com. Leica users can …
November 30th, 2015

Leica Releases Leica S (Typ 007) Firmware Update

Posted By Staff
November 26, 2015 – Leica Camera has released a new firmware update for the Leica S (Typ 007) camera. Registered camera users can now log in to the Leica owner’s area of the Leica Website (www.owners.leica-camera.com) and download the firmware update, version, or take their camera to a Leica Store for a free update …
October 29th, 2015

LEICA T: New Firmware Update Available

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Leica T
The new firmware version 1.4 and expansion of the lens portfolio bring greater speed and even more versatility to the Leica T. Read the press release below for more details. Wetzlar, 29 October 2015. Leica Camera AG presents a new firmware update for the Leica T camera system. Customers wishing to bring their camera up to date …
October 20th, 2015

Hands-On With The New Leica SL Mirrorless Camera

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
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The editor of our sister publication, Digital Photo Pro, had unique access to the Leica SL for a week of shooting. Learn more about this full-frame mirrorless camera and check out some tests shots here.
April 30th, 2015

Leica Announces M Monochrom Type 246

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Leica M Monochrom (Type 246)
“It’s like a big field camera in a small box.” -Ragnar Axelsson For black & white photography purists the Leica M Monochrom Type 246 captures b&w digital images without any processing or filtering. The magnesium alloy camera borrows the Leica M 24-megapixel CMOS sensor for an ISO 25,000. But this sensor doesn’t include color filter …
September 16th, 2014

Panasonic Announces LUMIX DMC-LX100 Compact Camera

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100
Panasonic has delivered pro level functionality in a compact and easy to operate design with the LUMIX DMC-LX100 compact camera. with a 12.8 megapixel Micro Four Thirds High Sensitivity MOS sensor and Venus Engine, the camera features noise reduction systems for clear detail and accurate colors. The LUMIX DMC-LX100 features a LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX 24-75mm …