Before the popularization of color film, most cameras shot exclusively in black and white. Leica's M Monochrom (Typ 246) and its predecessor, the M Monochrom, are remarkable not only because they shoot in black and white, but because they offer no option for recording in color. Show More Summary
Leica's new Monochrom M camera brings the black-and-white-only concept up to date with the technological advantages of the latest M (Typ 240) and M-P cameras. The main changes are a switch from CCD to CMOS sensors, and thus the introduction of live view and a jump to 24MP, along with a much better rear screen. We went hands-on with the new black-and-white beauty. Read more
Users of the new Leica Monochrom (typ 246) risk wiping out their Apple Photos library if they try to use it to store the DNG Raw files created by the camera, according to a statement from Leica's Red Dot Forum. Mac computer owners running...Show More Summary
It was at the end of last month that we brought you official word on the launch of the new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246). While the dust has settled, and early adopters have managed to obtain a fair amount of shooting moments with it, the ugly side of the Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) has begun to show. Show More Summary
If you’re an owner of a new Leica M Monochrom camera — a beautiful digital camera specializing in beautiful black-and-white photographs, which Leica released on May 7th — you may want to avoid hooking it up to your Mac right … Read more ›
German optics firm Leica has informed buyers of its new Monochrom Typ 246 digital camera that DNG files generated from the black-and-white shooter are incompatible with Apple's Photos app for OS X, and that using Photos to import Monochrom shots could result in corruption of the Photos library.
Leica introduced the Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246), the world’s first and only digital camera that captures a real black and white images without any sort of image processing or filtering. The new Leica M Monochrom features a brand-new,...Show More Summary
Leica has announced the latest iteration of its undeniably niche but strangely compelling Leica M Monochrom, a US$7500 camera which only shoots in black-and-white. The new version (Typ 246) is said to significantly improve on the image...Show More Summary
There’s a certain quiet beauty and depth to black and white photos and if these types of photos are the style that you’re aiming for, you might be interested to learn that Leica has announced their new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246). The last time we heard from Leica with regards to the Monochrom series, it was back in 2012. Show More Summary
Leica has introduced an updated version of its black-and-white-only digital rangefinder. The M-Monochrom Typ 246 uses a full frame 24MP CMOS sensor that, like its predecessor, has no color filter array. The model that came before it used an 18MP CCD sensor, so the upgrade to a CMOS chip provides several improvements such as live view and video recording capabilities. Read more
Leica's black-and-white-only digital camera gets a substantial upgrade…
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