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...

What’s In Our Camera Bags – 2019 Edition

Last spring, my colleagues and I at Leica Store Miami published an article called What’s in Our Camera Bags, where we individually laid out our gear bags and showed you how and what we shoot. Since then, a lot has changed. We’ve hired new staff, new cameras a...

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 camer...

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 CMOS in order to offer live view and better low lig...

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 ...

Leica M9 Firmware Update 1.196 Now Available

Today, Leica Camera has announced firmware version 1.196 for the Leica M9/M9-P. This firmware features the following updates/improvements:1. Performance improvements:Further improvements of SD-Card compatibility. Implementation of the Lens detection...