A growing number of Leica users are reporting white spots appearing on images taken with M9, M9-P, M Monochrom and M-E cameras. The common element in all of these models is their 18MP full frame Kodak CCD sensor which is protected by a piece of Schott S8612 glass. Read more
In lieu of its 100th anniversary this year, Leica presents the Leica M Edition 100. The set includes a Leica M-A, a Leica M Monochrom, three Leica Summilux-M lenses and comes in a black anodized aluminium case specially constructed by Rimowa. Read the rest of the story at: Centennial Edition: Leica M Edition 100
The drool-worthy Silver Chrome Leica M Monochrom is now officially shipping out of stores in the U.S., according to the Twitter account of their Washington DC Store. The M Monochrom is Leica’s agenda-setting black and white digital camera… Leica M Monochrom in Silver Chrome is a post by Alexander Gwilliam on Highsnobiety.
Have you been lusting after a Leica Monochrom but anxiously hoping for its release in a new body finish? Well your long, nightmarish wait is over. Leica has announced that its M Monochrom, first announced in 2012, is now available in a new limited silver chrome 'color version'. Show More Summary
Leica adds the Silver Chrome Edition to their iconic M Monochrome series of compact digital cameras. This camera’s build and image quality is absolutely stunning — but it’s not for everyone. It shoots only black and white photos, so this is for the photography purist.… Leica M Monochrome Silver Chrome Edition – Black & White Only is a post by Thomas Welch on Selectism.
Premium German camera manufacturer Leica have teased a glimpse of a highly limited edition of their Monochrom camera. Dubbed the Monochrom Silver Anniversary Edition and strictly limited to 25 individually numbered units, the camera is to… Leica Monochrom Silver Anniversary Edition is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
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