New Lens Adapter For The SL-System


  Leica Camera is pleased to introduce the Leica R-Adapter L, an adapter which enables the use of 43 different R-lenses with the SL camera. This wide range of legacy Leica lenses that are now compatible with the Leica SL date back to 1976, and are once again usable with a modern Leica thanks to this new adapter. With this adapter mounted on the SL camera, the adapted R-lens maintains … Read More →

New Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH Silver Lens


  Leica Camera expands its lens portfolio with the introduction of the Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH, silver anodized finish. The APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH is an ultra high- performance lens, considered to be the reference lens among standard focal lengths, with exceptional imaging performance and sharpness that captures and resolves amazingly fine details. The combination of its groundbreaking design, choice of materials and elaborate manufacturing make the Leica APO-Summicron-M … Read More →

Leica M Battery Recall


We would like to inform you that Li-Ion Batteries for the Leica M8, M8.2, M9, M9-P, Monochrom and M-E (catalog number 14464) cameras manufactured at the end of 2015 and beginning of 2016 were supplied with a defective electronic component. This causes the camera to display false information about the charge level of the battery. 
 With the Leica M8 and M8.2 cameras, the battery symbol in the LCD on the … Read More →

Leica unveils new Leica SL (Typ 601)


Leica Camera presents the Leica SL (Typ 601), the new professional camera system which pairs cutting-edge mirrorless technology with speed and optical performance. The Leica SL is a new generation of a true Leica which promises to challenge the status quo of modern photography. Leica Camera will begin shipping the Leica SL in mid-November. The Leica SL has a two-year warranty. Key Benefits Largest, fastest & highest resolution EVF (4.4 … Read More →

Leica unveils new Leica Q Type 116

Leica Q

Leica Camera proudly introduces the Leica Q (Typ 116), a symbiosis of design and superior technology. With its fast lens, easy and intuitive handling, the Leica Q gives the photographer the creative freedom that makes the difference. With a full frame sensor and the Summilux 28 mm/f1.7 ASPH lens, the Leica Q is ideal for street, architecture and landscape photography. Key Benefits  Easy and intuitive handling with fast lens  Fastest … Read More →

New Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH

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Leica Camera is pleased to introduce the Leica Summilux-M 28 mm/f1.4 ASPH, the first Leica M-lens to combine an initial aperture of f1.4 with the popular 28 mm wide-angle focal length. This high speed wide-angle lens offers photographers high imaging performance with an unmistakable visual signature. The Leica Summilux-M 28 mm/f1.4 ASPH offers the following benefits : Ideal for photo-journalism, architecture and landscapes in all lighting situations Extreme sharpness and … Read More →

New Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Leica M Monochrom

Leica Camera proudly presents the new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246), the first and only digital camera that captures a real black and white image, still or moving. Reduced to the essentials for true, authentic and direct black and white photography, the Leica M Monochrom offers unparalleled image performance, outstanding low light capabilities and rich details. The Leica M Monochrom is available in black chrome finish. Benefits & features: Outstanding … Read More →

Determining the Shot Count on a Leica M

Determining Shot Count on Leica M

For our Mac users, here is a quick tip for determining the shot count (actuations) on a Leica M camera. (Click an image below to enlarge.) On a Mac, navigate to the most recent image taken with the Leica M camera using the Finder. Right Click (or hold down Control + click) on the image and choose Open With > Preview. Open the Inspector by clicking on the Tools menu … Read More →

Sinar p MF-L – Leica S Integration

Sinar p MF-L

Sinar and Leica for a Strong Future For Sinar, the merger with Leica opens up great perspectives. The competence and expertise of these two companies enable groundbreaking new developments that shape the market and the brand. With headquarters in Zurich and regional manufacturing Sinar products are and remain of genuine Swiss origin. The global dealer network will be maintained and expanded if required. As our customer you benefit from innovative … Read More →

Leica Camera AG takes over Sinar Photography

Leica Camera AG takes over Sinar Photography AG, the Swiss manufacturer of view cameras Press Release On Monday, Leica Camera AG, Solms, finalized the takeover of Sinar Photography AG, Zurich, the Swiss manufacturer of view cameras. Both companies have agreed that the details of the transaction will not be disclosed. Sinar Photography AG is the leading manufacturer of equipment for professional view camera photography and the only provider in this … Read More →