New Safari and Silver Leica Summicron-M Lenses

Today, Leica has announced new finish options for three Summicron-M lenses. Two lenses, the 28mm f/2 Summicron-M ASPH and 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH, will be available as Safari editions in olive green enam...

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH Now Shipping

Today, Leica has announced that the highly anticipated APO-Summicron-SL 50mm f/2 ASPH L-Mount prime lens will start shipping immediately with a price tag of $4,495. The 50mm APO-Summicron-SL joins the existing roster of reference-class APO-Summicron-SL l...

Leica Announces V-Lux 5 Superzoom Camera

Today, Leica has announced the V-Lux 5, the successor to the extremely popular V-Lux (Typ 114). With many of the same specifications that made the previous V-Lux such a hit, the V-Lux 5 sports a redesigned bod...

Leica Announces CL ‘100 Jahre Bauhaus’ Edition

Today, Leica has announced a new special edition camera set commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus school of art and design in Germany. The Leica CL 'Jahre 100 Bauhaus' Edition includes a silver chrome Leica CL camera, matching si...

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...

Leica Announces L-Mount Alliance with Panasonic and Sigma

Today at a special press conference the day before Photokina 2018, Leica announced a new strategic alliance with partners Panasonic and Sigma. The L-Mount Alliance seeks to create cameras and lenses around the L-Mount, which Leica currently uses for its APS Sy...

Leica Announces Black Sofort Instant Camera

Today, Leica has announced a new color option for the Sofort Instant Camera. The Leica Sofort in black shares all the same specs as its orange, mint and white versioned siblings. Not exactly the big Photokina a...