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 ...

Leica M9 Firmware Update Version 1.176

Today, Leica Camera introduced firmware version 1.176 for the Leica M9. This new firmware includes the following updates:1. Bug fixes:• Fix of a seldom-occurring error when initializing the SD-card.With that firmware update, we revoke the constrict...

Leica M9 Firmware Update Version 1.174

Today, Leica Camera introduced firmware version 1.174 for the Leica M9. This new firmware includes the following updates:1. Bug fixes: Leica Camera has become aware of customers experiencing compatibi...

Sophia’s Choice

A few days ago, my almost-4-year-old daughter Sophia did something for the very first time: she asked me to take her picture.For me this was a pretty big deal. Up until now, I've had to convince her to let me take her picture. But this was different. She d...

Leica M9 Review: Shooting in Wetzlar, Germany

The Leica M9 could very well be the most anticipated Leica M ever. With film users holding out for a full-frame digital M before making the switch, the tens of thousands of existing M8 users waiting to upgra...