Leica S (Typ 007) Firmware 5.0.0.0 Released

Today, Leica has released a major new firmware update for the S (Typ 007) medium format digital SLR: firmware 5.0.0.0. In addition to bringing compatibility via WiFi with the new Leica FOTOS iOS & Android a...

Leica S3 Medium Format DSLR Announced

Today at Photokina, Leica has announced the S3, the highly anticipated successor to the S (Typ 007) medium format digital SLR. Details are relatively light at this point as the Leica S3 is slated for delivery i...

Stay Tuned for Full Photokina 2018 Coverage

Photokina is here again. In two weeks, the biggest photo equipment expo in the world gets underway.I will be heading off to Cologne, Germany for what should be another great show. As I have done for the past six Photokinas, I will be reporting daily from t...

Photokina 2016 – The Leica SL System

With Leica's new focus on professional imaging and nothing new announced for the flagship medium format Leica S System, the Leica SL was the unofficial star of this past Photokina. The Leica S (Typ 007) launche...

Photokina 2016 – The Future of the Leica Q

While the focus of this Photokina has been clearly centered around Leica's professional products, the entire product range was being shown to show-goers. Product managers for other systems besides the S and SL ...

Photokina 2016 – The Leica Sofort

The Leica Sofort has been getting a lot of buzz since the announcement leading up to Photokina and has proven to be a bit of a surprise hit here at the show. After handling the Sofort for myself, I can see why....

Leica Creates New Professional Business Unit

In a move to focus more on the professional line of products, Leica has created a new business unit. Headed by our longtime friend, Stephan Schulz, the Business Unit Professional will concentrate on the Leica S and SL System, products from medium and large for...