Leica T Type 701 Preview

TechComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
An audience eagerly anticipating the release of Leica’s new mirrorless option might savor the latest photos leaked by Czech website Fotoskoda.cz. With its mere production rumored for some time, the T Type 701 represents a venture into the Compa...

Leica Presents LET US ROAM featuring Ray Barbee

LifestyleComments ⋅ Apr 2, 2014
Leica’s new short film series Let Us Roam explores the lives of photographers, artists, filmmakers and musicians inside the skateboarding community. A lifestyle that breeds creativity, skateboarding is often the portal that leads to various avenues o...

Leica Presents ‘Let Us Roam’ featuring Atiba Jefferson, Greg Hunt, Arto Saari & Ray Barbee

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 14, 2014
Buying photography equipment is no joke, especially when following a daredevil man-child careening down a hill, the possibility of your yearly savings vanishing at the whim of a wayward pebble. Alas, such is the story for the great videographers and...

Leica X Vario with Silver Finish

TechComments ⋅ Feb 25, 2014
Following its debut last summer, the Leica X Vario – essentially a miniaturized take on the Leica M – has returned for Spring 2014 with a brand new silver finish. This aesthetic alternative to the blacked-out original retains the same spe...

Leica X2 “The Paper Skin” Edition Fedrigoni

TechComments ⋅ Feb 7, 2014
With more than 125 years of experience under its belt, Italian paper manufacturer Fedrigoni is the latest brand to collaborate on a Leica camera as it presents “The Paper Skin” edition of the X2. As “Edition Fedrigoni” comes e...

Leica & Panasonic Debut Nocticron Line of Lenses

TechComments ⋅ Jan 8, 2014
Panasonic will soon begin offering a range of brand new Leica-designed lenses aimed at high-end shooters – an endeavor that kicks off with this 42.5mm f/1.2 model. The first in the so-called “Nocticron” range, the portrait-friendly...

Leica X2 Gagosian Edition

TechComments ⋅ Nov 21, 2013
Seemingly a match made in heaven, Leica has teamed up with renowned art gallery Gagosian on the Leica X2 Gagosian Edition. With a history of partnering with brands to produce unique limited edition cameras, Leica looks to Gagoisan for its latest coll...

Leica D-Lux 6 in High-Gloss Finish

TechComments ⋅ Oct 24, 2013
Leica presents a new design twist for its D-Lux 6 digital compact camera. Eschewing the manufacturer’s usual matte black, the special edition release has been given a glossy black finish juxtaposed with a shiny silver iteration of its DC-Vario-...

Leica X Vario City Challenge

EventsComments ⋅ Oct 23, 2013
The Leica X Vario Challenge is set to kick off in a few days, starting in New York City. One hundred twenty participants based in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Miami will be given the chance to compete for a Leica X Vario camera, alongs...

Marc Newson and Jony Ive Design Leica M for (RED)

TechComments ⋅ Oct 8, 2013
In making a contribution to The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria, designer Marc Newson and Apple’s Jony Ive have collaborated on a special (RED) edition of the Leica M to be auctioned off at Sotheby’s. Featuring the...

Leica C Type 112 Camera

TechComments ⋅ Sep 9, 2013
Leica’s latest offering, the Leica C Type 112, is designed by Audi and closely related to the Panasonic Lumix LF1. Housed in this sleek, chic metallic body are respectable specs – a high-performance Leica DC Vario-Summicron f/2-5.9/6-42.8mm ASP...

Shubhankar Ray on the Leica D-Lux 6 ‘EDITION BY G-STAR RAW’

TechComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2013
At first a seemingly off-beat collaboration, the worlds of rugged denim and luxury cameras have come together thanks to the newly-unveiled Leica D-Lux 6 ‘EDITION BY G-STAR RAW.’ As G-Star Global Brand Director Shubhankar Ray explains, shared values o...

Leica D-Lux 6 ‘EDITION BY G-STAR RAW’

TechComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2013
G-Star RAW’s vast array of denim embodies a certain quality, yet simultaneously a ruggedness – a testament to time and endurance. The brand has recently reached out to several industry leaders outside of fashion, creating a loose capsule of goo...

Leica X Vario Camera

TechComments ⋅ Jun 11, 2013
Previously dubbed the “Mini M,” Leica’s miniaturized “M” series camera has officially been unveiled: the Leica X Vario. Boasting a 16MP APS-C sensor alongside a Vario Elmar 18-46mm f/3.5-6.4 ASPH lens (35mm equivalent. 2...

Alfred Eisenstaedt’s Leica IIIa Rangefinder Sells for €114,000 EUR

TechComments ⋅ May 28, 2013
Earlier we showed you the gold-plated Leica that sold for $683,000 at auction; now we’ve got a look at a vintage Leica IIIa Rangefinder from the same auction. This beauty was one of photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt’s personal cameras – the...