Leica Offers M9 Summer Repair Special II

After the positive response for the M240 Summer Repair Special, which was launched a couple weeks ago, Leica USA Customer Care will now offer a Summer Repair Special II for Leica M9 generation cameras. Eligib...

The Great Debate: CCD vs. CMOS – Part 3

The results are in! Thanks so much to everyone who cast their votes in both Part 1 and Part 2 of this experiment.The ExperimentTo recap, I was testing the theory that images from a Leica CCD-based camera have a unique and instantly identifiable look an...

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 the new Leica M Digital Rangefinder

Today, Leica has announced the new Leica M digital rangefinder, the successor to the popular Leica M9:Solms, Germany (September 17, 2012) - Leica Camera presents a groundbreaking milestone in the nearly 60 year history of the Leica rangefinder system: ...

Leica M Lens Availability

It has been a universal truth that for the past few years, shortly after the Leica M9 began shipping in late 2009, almost all Leica M lenses have been extraordinarily difficult to acquire. Wait times for ...

A Weekend at the Leica Akademie in South Beach

During the week of December 6-11, Leica brought its famed Leica Akademie workshop series to Miami Beach. I was fortunate enough to attend one of the two workshops held (David went to the other) at The Hotel of South Beach. The workshop was oriented around usin...