Apple has released a new download for Aperture 3 and iPhoto 11 users adding RAW support for the following cameras: Canon EOS 70D Fujifilm X-M1 Leica M Leica M Monochrom Nikon COOLPIX P330 Olympus STYLUS XZ-10 Pentax 645D Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II The update, v. 4.08, can be downloaded here.
Leica’s incredible Monochrom camera costs $8,000, and shoots only B&W images. That is of course an absurd price, but it does bring amazing light sensitivity and detail thanks to the fact that there are no color filters blocking light from the sensor, and that all three dots from each pixel are dedicated to grabbing luminance [...]Show More Summary
These days you are most likely to find me wandering the streets of London with a Leica M Monochrom hanging from my neck. Street photography and Leica have been inextricably linked for decades and this is solely down to Leica’s M system camera and its rangefinder focus mechanism. This is not to say that you [...]Show More Summary
I was invited to the new Leica store in SoHo to check out some of their latest gear this week. I knew about their compact offerings, the X2 and D-Lux 6, so I knew what I was getting myself into. But their was one product that called out to me, something completely unique among all current digital cameras. The M Monochrom—a camera that shoots only black and white. More »
This week's round-up of ads from around the world includes a nod to Leica's photojournalism heritage, another monochrome tale of Guinness pluck and charm, and a tongue-in-cheek take on fashion's obsession with 'street style'.
In the case of "why would you pay $8k for a black and white camera," exhibit 'A' would surely be the lack of a color filter array corrupting the image. Without one, the Leica Monochrom -- with a similar CCD to its M9 stablemate -- should have less noise. Show More Summary
Check out this amazing camera – it has a 112 megapixel sensor that literally dwarfs any sensor you or I have in our cameras! It’s also a black and white only camera – but I’m betting it leaves the Leica M Monochrom for dead in terms of quality and price! Want to see it made? [...]Show More Summary
If you’re the kind of person that really loves black and white photography, then this is the camera for you. The Leica M Monochrom Camera will probably break the bank, but it’s the first digital camera that was exclusively designed for full-frame, pure black and white photography. The Leica M…
One of our favorite things about cameras is, once you think you've found all the coolest ones to round up, a new batch of fun and interesting cameras surface again. These are the two we've been lusting over most recently. More Read More...
By David Ponce In the world of cameras, Leicas are the Ferraris. We don’t quite see why, as Ferraris have superior performance, and well… do Leica’s have superior performance? To be honest, we don’t know; we never tried one ourselves and don’t know enough about photography to weigh in either way. But we can assure [...]
At a time when everyone claims to be a photographer, the latest Leica Monochrome Camera will put their skills to test. With the advent of digital cameras and other softwares such as Photoshop and Picasa, photography seems to be everyone’s domain. Sharp and colourful images are a common sight on Facebook and everyone’s picture portfolio [...]
When you think of Leica, you probably think of cameras which are built like a tank and feature that famous red dot. But if you were to take a photo of the iconic red logo with the latest rangefinder camera from the German firm, it might...Show More Summary
The first full frame, digital camera that only takes black-and-white photos instead of shooting in color then converting to B&W. Its 18mp sensor records true luminance values to create a sharp image. Hat Tip Link Link 2 Price: $7,950 More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: Leica M8.2 CameraLeica M9-P CameraLeica M9 Silver SetLeica [...]
The German company Leica has never belonged to the camera manufacturers to mass, occupying a niche manufacturer of professional camera equipment and the premium and luxury. But the model M Monochrom take a narrow niche, even among the products of the brand, as is a digital camera, which is not able to make a color image. Show More Summary
Is today’s new $8,000 M Monochrome a little too rich for you? Then why not have a taste of Leica’s other new camera, the cheap-o ($2,000) X2? The X2 is a fixed-lens camera with a 16.2MP APS-C-sized sensor — the same size found in most DSLRs. The lens is a 28mm, which works out to [...]Show More Summary
Today Leica have announced a range of cameras as well as a lens at an event in Berlin Germany – one of which is causing quite the stir. It is the new Leica M-Monochrom camera – worth a cool $7990 USD (body only). The discussion already rages around the web – largely centred upon two [...]Show More Summary
Leica’s new rangefinder camera, the M Monochrome, is colorblind. That is, it will only shoot black and white images. What’s that you say? You can totally shoot color images with any camera you like and turn them into awesome B&W photos later? That’s true, but there are some advantages to doing things Leica’s way. First, [...]Show More Summary
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Large sensor and superzoom snappers too Leica unveiled several camera models today, including the world's first digital rangefinder camera with a dedicated black and white sensor for monochrome photography, as well as a compact with a 20x optical zoom.…