The Great Debate: CCD vs. CMOS – Part 2

Make sure you read and vote on Part 1 of the Great Debate: CCD vs. CMOS before venturing on to this test.In the first installment, I published various sets of images, each containing one shot from the Leica...

The Great Debate: CCD vs. CMOS – Part 1

Since the Leica M (Typ 240) was introduced, there's been an ongoing debate regarding the merits of CCD vs. CMOS sensors. From a technological and marketing viewpoint, Leica needed to make the move from CCD to C...

Leica Announces Instant Savings on M Monochrom

Today, Leica has announced an instant savings promotion of $750 on the Leica M Monochrom in both black and silver chrome. The savings are applied instantly to the purchase of a brand new Monochrom camera. The promotion ends March 31, 2015.Please note this ...

Leica M Edition “Leica 60” Unboxing

The Leica M Edition "Leica 60" became the darling of this past Photokina. Leica had the audacity to launch a digital camera with no LCD screen and no menus, epitomizing Leica's rallying cry of Das Wesentliche, ...

Photokina 2012: Day 3 – More Updates on the New Leica M

Obviously, there has been a great deal of interest in the new Leica M. Many people that I talk to here in Cologne think that the M is the standout product of this Photokina. Essentially, it is everything that M9 users have been asking for. Offering faster oper...

Photokina 2012: Day 1 – The Leica M

Last night I read every piece of available information in the press kit I was handed on my way out of the Das Wesentliche event, on the Leica website and in dealer releases to get a better handle on the new pro...