Leica Offers New SL Trade-Up Program

Today, Leica Camera USA has announced a new trade-up program for individuals looking to switch into the SL system. The details of the program are quite simple. You can trade in a working digital SLR - any brand...

Leica Releases ELPRO 52 Close Up Lens Set

Today, Leica has released a new accessory for macro photographers - the ELPRO 52 Close Up Lens Set. Unlike the Leica Macro Adapter M introduced a few years back, which goes between the camera and lens, the ELPRO 52 threads onto the front of a wide variety of L...

Leica M10 Added to CCD Corrosion Upgrade Program

At last! Leica has added the M10 to their CCD corrosion upgrade program. We have been patiently waiting for a while, and now owners of  CCD cameras affected by the corrosion issue have the option to upgrade to the latest member of the M family. Also, in line w...

Leica SL Firmware 3.1 Released

Today, Leica Camera has released firmware version 3.1 for the SL (Typ 601) full-frame mirrorless camera. Firmware 3.1's primary purpose is to improve autofocus performance of the Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH lens (firmware 3.1 also contains new firmware for the...

Leica Announces Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2 – A Legend Returns

Today, Leica has announced the new Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2 lens for the Leica M-System. Much like the Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 re-issue last year, the Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2 features a similar optical design to the original Thambar, which was produced from 1930-1939, ...