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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...

This Gold-Plated Leica from 1931 Sold for $683,000

TechComments ⋅ May 28, 2013
A rare ‘Luxus’ Leica camera recently fetched $683,000 at an auction in Vienna. Made in 1931, the gold-plated camera was covered with lizard leather and came with two lenses.  The former owner of the antique was none other than German spar...

Leica Teases a New Mini Edition of its M Camera

TechComments ⋅ May 24, 2013
Leica’s premiere digital rangefinder series, dubbed simply the “M” series, will gain a new member next month – June 11 to be exact. Previewed on the brand’s website is this image of a black box with its circular brand icon in the corner a...

Minox DDC Miniature Leica Replica Camera

TechComments ⋅ Mar 18, 2013
Minox, famed for its early spy cameras and its current crop of replica miniature cameras, has announced a new version of its classic miniature Leica replica camera. Dubbed the DCC, it features a 14-megapixel CMOS sensor capable of shooting video as w...

Leica X2 White Limited Edition Camera for Daimaru Shinsaibashi Leica

TechComments ⋅ Mar 12, 2013
It’s not like any particular Leica camera isn’t a collectable, yet a limited edition commemorative model may take slight precedence over others. In celebration of opening a new store in Osaka, Japan, Leica will present a very rare renditi...

Jon Humphries and Leica Combine Skateboarding and M Photography

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 11, 2013
Jon Humphries has captured pinnacle moments in skateboarding, from immortalizing Heath Kirchart riding his motorcycle to a role as top photographer for Nike SB. The revered photographer has amassed a large body of work over the years, many favorites...