Leica has taken the retro idea to the extreme in the new M Edition 60. The camera is the barebones of what is needed to shoot images with a digital camera. There will be no chimping on the Leica M Edition 60 because there is no LCD on which to preview images. [Read more…]
Rumors of an upcoming Leica M model have been circulating for awhile now. The most intriguing aspect of the rumors have been that the camera would not have an LCD rear panel for reviewing images and making adjustments in the camera’s menu system.
The Leica M Edition 60 supposedly appeared on Leica’s website for a short time, from which Leica Rumors captured the above screenshot.
Expect to see more on the Leica M Edition 60 in the coming days as we close in on Photokina 2014.
B&H has the new Leica M-P in stock and shipping. The Leica M-P features a 24MP full frame sensor. It also deletes the signature Leica red dot on the front of the camera in order to provide a more low-profile appearance for those shooting in public places. The Leica M-P is also weather-sealed and sports a new sapphire crystal screen protector to prevent scratches and cracks on the rear display. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The recently-introduced Leica T features a 16.5MP APS-C sensor and interchangeable lens mount, along with what looks to be a very polished touchscreen interface.
It is that touchscreen interface that the software developers at AppCam take issue. According to a snark-heavy press release from AppCam, the Leica T’s operating system is a complete rip off of AppCam’s product. [Read more…]
In celebration of Leica’s 100th anniversary, the camera and lens maker has announced the Leica M ‘Edition 100’ kit, which features the Leica M-A film camera and the Leica M Monochrom digital camera. Additionally, the kit includes the Leica Summilux-M 28mm, 35mm and 50mm lenses, along with a black aluminum case.
The kit will be available exclusively as sets in Leica Stores and Boutiques in a limited run of 101 sets.