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Leica M Monochrom Type 246 camera takes black-and-white photos

Leica M Monochrom Type 246 camera takes black-and-white photos

Leica has announced a new camera, the Leica M Monochrom camera for taking black-and-white photos. This is the followup to the first-ever digital camera specializing in black-and-white photography, and it includes the expected improvements over the last model. The camera won’t be available until May 7, but we’ve got all the details ahead of time, counted among them being the inclusion of a 24-megapixel sensor and three new color filters. To properly show it off, Leica has already revealed a gallery of sample photos.

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Leica and Lenny Kravitz collaborate for limited M-P ‘Correspondent’ edition

Leica and Lenny Kravitz collaborate for limited M-P ‘Correspondent’ edition

Leica is collaborating with Lenny Kravitz to create a special edition camera. Kravitz made his name in the music industry, and has since transferred his talents to worlds of art and design. This collaboration, the "Correspondent," is a luxury professional camera set which pairs the mechanics of Leica photography and the styling Kravitz is known for. The Kravitz model is a redesigned Leica M-P. It comes with two Leica lenses, the Summicron-M 35mm and the Summilux-M 50mm. It's all packaged in a sophisticated snakeskin custom case, and the Correspondent camera is covered same black, glossy snakeskin.

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Leica X Edition Moncler honors brand with French flag design

Leica X Edition Moncler honors brand with French flag design

Yesterday Leica, Moncler, and Fabien Baron jointly unveiled a limited edition camera called the Leica X Edition Moncler. The camera is identical to the regular Leica X model, but brings with it a special design that Leica brags gives it an "unmistakable appeal". Mostly notable are the blue, white, and red color bands spanning across the camera -- the colors of the French flag -- that the maker says is in honor of Moncler's French origins. As with any limited edition run, only a small number of the model will be produced.

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Leica M Edition 60 Special Edition: a barebones digital camera

Leica M Edition 60 Special Edition: a barebones digital camera

Leica has introduced a special edition camera at Photokina, the Leica M Edition 60 Special Edition, which marks the line's 60th anniversary. The camera has the distinct Leica design, and, oddly enough, no LCD, instead featuring an ISO selector dial where a display would traditionally be found.

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Rare Leica MP Titanium Limited Edition goes on sale in US

Rare Leica MP Titanium Limited Edition goes on sale in US

A handful of years ago, a limited edition Leica camera went on sale at the Leica Store Ginza in Tokyo. As with limited editions, the Leica MP Titanium had a limited run of 150, all of them only available in Japan. That has changed for one lucky (future) buyer, with a single camera going on sale in Miami.

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Leica M-P rangefinder camera: sapphire glass, 2GB of storage

Leica M-P rangefinder camera: sapphire glass, 2GB of storage

Leica has rolled out its newest rangefinder camera, the Leica M-P. With the camera comes a familiar design and some new features, including 2GB of internal storage to help with rapid shooting sessions, and sapphire glass over the LCD to keep scratches at bay.

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Leica M Monochrom Silver Anniversary Edition unveiled

Leica M Monochrom Silver Anniversary Edition unveiled

Leica, which just recently took the wraps off the Leica T camera in commemoration of its 100th birthday, has partnered with Nordisk Foto Import to launch a Silver Anniversary Edition of its Leica M Monochrom camera. The camera marks Nordisk Foto Import's 25th anniversary.

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Leica T camera ushers in maker’s 100th birthday

Leica T camera ushers in maker’s 100th birthday

Leica is ushering in its 100th birthday with the announcement of a new sleek aluminum camera, the Leica T. With this camera comes a decidedly minimalistic design, as well as an interchangeable-lens setup and a position within the company's product line up that is betwixt the M and S Series'.

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Panasonic unveils F1.7 Leica Summilux 15mm Lens and new GM1 kit

Panasonic unveils F1.7 Leica Summilux 15mm Lens and new GM1 kit

Panasonic's new digital interchangeable lens, the H-X015 LEICA DG SUMMILUX 15mm / F1.7 ASPH, is in the news for being one of those new innovations that promise photographers to capture bokeh effect with clear picture quality while avoiding ghost and flare. You might say that the new lens has all the key ingredients that allow for superior defocused reportage pictures.

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Jony Ive-designed Leica M camera appears in unique RED auction

Jony Ive-designed Leica M camera appears in unique RED auction

There's a collection of one of a kind devices appearing this month designed by Apple's Senior Vice President of Design Jony Ive, each of them designed for an upcoming Product (RED) charity auction set for November. This auction will hold some rather fine objects designed entirely or in part by Ive including a Steinway & Sons Piano, a pair of 18k solid rose gold Apple EarPods, and the Leica M camera you see in this article. You'll notice some start simplicity in the whole lot.

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Leica C compact camera packed with EVF, Wi-Fi and NFC

Leica C compact camera packed with EVF, Wi-Fi and NFC

Leica has been making some very high quality compact digital cameras for a number of years. These cameras aren't exactly known to be cheap, but they are known for high-quality photography. Leica has announced its latest compact digital camera called the Leica C.

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Leica X Vario “Mini M” is world’s first APS-C CMOS compact camera with zoom

Leica X Vario “Mini M” is world’s first APS-C CMOS compact camera with zoom

Previously known as the Leica Mini M, the newly unveiled Leica X Vario digital camera is a small unit that features an APS-C format 16.5-megapixel CMOS image sensor, which is said to be "unusually large" for digital cameras in this class. That aside, this little shooter packs a variety of features, including full HD video recording and carefully designed handling characteristics.

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