Posts Tagged ‘Leica’

Leica Is Entering the Smartphone Market in a Big Way

Posted by on Thursday February 25, 2016 | Camera

Leica isn’t the first name you think of when you think of smartphone photography. If anything, you’d be forgiven for lumping them in with those who turn their nose up at the thought. You would also be wrong. Leica is pairing up with the powerhouse Chinese brand HUAWEI (the third largest smartphone maker in the world)  to develop... More

Photokina 2014: Zeiss Offers New Leica M Lens

Posted by on Tuesday September 16, 2014 | Uncategorized

Fast on the heels of Leica’s slew of camera unveilings, Zeiss has introduced a new prime lens for Leica M rangefinder cameras at Photokina 2014. The Distagon T* f1/.4 35 ZM offers a 35mm focal length promising to perfectly match the view from the M’s optical viewfinder. The lens uses Zeiss’ T* coating to reduce... More

Sponsored Post: Interactive Portrait Studio Featuring Celebrity Photographer Mark Mann

Posted by on Monday November 25, 2013 | Uncategorized

Leica invites Art Basel attendees to be part of a living art exhibition on Thursday, December 5th. Celebrity photographer Mark Mann will be taking portraits of participants using the Leica S from 10am-4pm at Trendy Studios. The on-site printing of each image is supported by Image Pro International and print specialists Gady Alroy, of Art... More

New Leica Lens, Accessories and Firmware Update Announced

Posted by on Thursday October 3, 2013 | Uncategorized

Leica has added a new, wide-angle lens to its S medium-format system lineup. The Leica Elmarit-S 45mm f/2.8 ASPH delivers a 35mm (equivalent) angle of view. The lens, which is available immediately, comes in two versions, with the CS model offering an integrated central shutter for sync speeds up to 1/1000th of a second. The... More

Leica X Vario Large Sensor Compact Announced

Posted by on Tuesday June 11, 2013 | Uncategorized

So the Mini-M that Leica has been teasing on its Facebook page has been announced. It is the Leica X Vario, a 16.1MP APS-C CMOS sensor fixed lens compact camera. Its lens is a Vario Elmar 18-46mm f/3.5-6.4 ASPH lens and Leica is claiming that the X Vario is the first large sensor compact with a... More

Leica Hints At New M Camera Coming June 11

Posted by on Monday May 27, 2013 | Uncategorized

Leica has updated its Facebook page with a header image hinting at a new camera, the Mini-M, coming June 11th. Details on the Mini-M are virtually non-existent. But the rumor mill seems to suggest that it’s likely to be either a fixed-lens large sensor compact similar to the Sony RX1 or a live view M-mount... More