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Show Reports

Photokina 2019 Cancelled | Next Show in 2020

In somewhat surprising news, I received an email today that the Photokina Show to take place in May of 2019 has been cancelled. Photokina is the largest photography trade fair in the world, and has historically...

Photokina 2018: The Leica CL and Future of APS-C

Leica officially announced the CL, Silver Anodized this week at Photokina. And while functionally identical to the original all-black CL, the silver does look quite nice and offer a little refresh to the camera. You can read our full breakdown here: Leica Anno...

Photokina 2018: The Leica M-System

The Leica M10-P was announced a month ago, just ahead of Photokina. Like other 'P' models before it, the camera is a refresh/upgrade to the stock M10. With the same 24 megapixel CMOS sensor and Maestro II image...

Photokina 2018: The Leica S3

Back at the end of last year, I posted my thoughts and a poll on what the next generation S camera might look like and what features are most important to S users here: Thoughts on the Next Generation Leica S ...

Leica at Photokina 2018: Wrap Up

Entering the Koelnmesse for Photokina never loses its excitement, even as I head into my sixth show. The hustle, the bustle, and energy of the show hits you as soon as you weave your way through the crowds of eager photo enthusiasts waiting to get a taste of t...

Photokina 2018: Day 0 – Leica Press Event

Alright, so Photokina 2018 hasn't actually started yet. But that didn't stop Leica from making a bunch of announcements today at their special press event. I arrived at the event in time to get my ticket with t...

Stay Tuned for Full Photokina 2018 Coverage

Photokina is here again. In two weeks, the biggest photo equipment expo in the world gets underway.I will be heading off to Cologne, Germany for what should be another great show. As I have done for the past six Photokinas, I will be reporting daily from t...

Leitzpark 3 Opening: All things Zagato

Following the success of the Leica Ultravid "Edition Zagato" binoculars in 2015, Leica again turned to the Italian automotive design house for the first special edition M10. The Leica M10 "Edition Zagato" Set w...

Leitzpark 3 Opening: The Leica Company Archives

Up a back staircase and through a few nondescript double doors, the Leica Company Archives house valuable documents, patents, design sketches, books, photographs, production records, prototype cameras, and more. We took a tour of the Archives, which is located...