Photokina 2012: Day 2 – The Leica S (Part 2)

After a full rundown of the changes on the new Leica S camera which I covered in Part 1, I wanted to delve into the three new S lenses. Clearly, the announcement of the 30-90mm and the 24mm came as no surprise ...

Photokina 2012: Day 2 – The Leica S (Part 1)

Yesterday was all about the new M. Today, it was all about the S. I’ve been a huge fan of the S system since it was announced at Photokina four years ago. After all, I was standing right there when the S2 was unveiled and was also one of the very first to put ...

Leica Announces Leica ELPRO-S 180

Today at Photokina Leica has announced the new Leica ELPRO-S 180 which adds close-focusing capability to the already superb Leica APO-Tele-Elmar-S 180mm f/3.5:Solms, Germany (September 17, 2012) – Leica...

Leica Announces the new Leica S-Case

Today, Leica has announced the new Leica S-Case, designed to securely carry and transport the Leica S camera system. The case is weather and dust sealed and designed to meet the carry on regulations of most air...

Testing the CS lenses on the Leica S2

When the S2 launched, Leica announced that the camera would feature a dual shutter system. The rear of the S2 has a power switch with three positions: Off, FPS and CS. FPS stands for focal plane shutter, which is standard in just about every SLR-type camera ou...