Leica M7 Film Camera Discontinued

Today marks the passing of a legend, the venerable Leica M7. First introduced in 2002 as the follow-up to the M6, the Leica M7 brought a more modern aperture priority mode and electronically-controlled shutter ...

Essential Filters for Landscape Photography

As a landscape photographer, I’m always looking for an edge. Light is fleeting, and those elusive magical moments that we venture untold distances for often last for just an instant. In my experience, the best ...

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH Review

The Leica SL System continues to grow and mature. Two and a half years since the SL (Typ 601) launched, Leica’s focus is now on expanding the lens lineup. The 24-90 and 90-280, the first two SL lenses, are the ...

Leica SL Firmware 3.2 Released

Today, Leica Camera has released firmware version 3.2 for the SL (Typ 601) full-frame mirrorless camera. Firmware 3.2 focuses on improvements specifically requested by SL owners and users. Some of the headlinin...

A Look at the New Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH

Back in November, Leica announced the Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH, one of the most exotic M lenses made to date, with an amazingly complex optical design and some very exotic glass. It's also the largest and he...

Night Shooting with the Leica S (Typ 007)

When it comes to cameras, I’m a big believer in the right tool for the job approach. Until recently, models in the Leica roster seemed purpose-built for different types of photography. An M for street and repor...

A Look at the New Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2

Starting with the Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 last year, Leica has started reissuing classic lenses from their past, keeping the original optical designs while implementing modern manufacturing and lens coatings. Thi...

Thoughts on the Next Generation Leica S

With the recent string of successful camera and lens introductions over the past few years, Leica has made the process of choosing a camera much more difficult. In the not-so-distant past, certain individual sy...