Posts Tagged ‘leica’

How are Leica lenses made?

Ever wondered how Leica lenses are made, and what makes them so special? Leica just released a video of their manufacturing process, detailing the intricate method of producing some of the world’s best optical instruments. But it makes me wonder, considering how well the video was made: was it shot with a Canon 5D Mark […]

Adorama has a review of the Leica M9, a good camera that many of us can’t buy anyway. (0)

Another detailed preview of the Leica X1. (0)

News & Previews: Leica M9, Leica M8.2, Leica X1. (0)

Leica X1

Just as Leica showed off their first full–frame rangefinder in the M9, they couldn’t resist building another camera for the point&shoot market, and a promising one at that. The Leica X1 is a compact camera with a 35mm (equivalent) f/2.8 non–removable lens paired with a 12 megapixel APS–C CMOS sensor. ISO range is from 100 […]

Leica M9 now official

Leica finally has a proper digital camera: the Leica M9. Being the first Leica to sport a full–frame (35mm) sensor, the M9 will make you see the full capabilities of your Leica senses, not to mention making you feel you’re finally using the full value of your expensive glass. The 18 megapixel CCD sensor was […]

David Farkas shoots with two new Leica lenses, the 18mm Super Elmar-M ASPH and the stunning 24mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH. If only they can be bought without selling a limb… (0)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Everybody wants this camera: the Panasonic Lumix DMC–LX3. Not too long ago, the Ricoh GR and GX serious compacts made it into the bags of discerning enthusiasts. Now here’s a new camera that simply does the job well without the made–for–marketing features of its competitors. With a more than adequate 10 megapixel CCD sensor, the […]