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Leica Camera acquires Fjorden Electra AS company, launches Leica LUX app Acquisitions New Products Updates 

Leica Camera acquires Fjorden Electra AS company, launches Leica LUX app

Fresh off the acquisition of app developer and accessories maker Fjorden Electra AS, Leica Camera AG launched the Leica LUX app, a professional camera app that brings the Leica Look to the iPhone. The freemium app, which has a $69.95 annual subscription, caters to both seasoned photographers and beginners, offering features suitable for anything from quick snapshots to artistic compositions. the... Read More
Leica Camera opens permanent store location at The Shops at the Bravern in Bellevue, WA News 

Leica Camera opens permanent store location at The Shops at the Bravern in Bellevue, WA

Leica is opening its doors to its first permanent store at The Shops at the Bravern in the Seattle/Bellevue, Wash., area, on Oct. 21, 2023. The newly designed boutique comes after occupying a temporary space in The Bravern Mall, which consists of residential housing, offices, and a luxury shopping experience for guests. The permanent two-story, 1,700-square-foot store will feature a... Read More
Leica Camera introduces $9,000 cinema TV product New Products 

Leica Camera introduces $9,000 cinema TV product

Leica Camera AG debuted the Leica Cine 1, its first-ever cinema TV, at the CEDIA Expo 2023, Sept. 7-9. Using state-of-the-art laser technology combined with Leica’s industry-leading image quality, the Leica Cine 1 uses triple-RGB laser technology delivers particularly bright images and ensures breathtaking color rendition with a service life of more than 25,000 hours. The Leica Cine 1 utilizes Google’s... Read More
Leica Camera announces winners of 4th Annual Leica Women Foto Project Events 

Leica Camera announces winners of 4th Annual Leica Women Foto Project

On International Women’s Day, Leica Camera USA announced the four recipients of its 4th annual Leica Women Foto Project Award in partnership with Photoville and Women Photograph. For the first time, Leica Camera accepted entries from the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Canada and the United States, aiming to elevate marginalized voices while empowering the female point of view through photography. This year’s awardees: Anna Filipova (UK), Eli Farinango (Canada), Greta Rico (Mexico), and Mary... Read More
Leica Camera announces 2022 Leica Oskar Barnack Award finalists Events 

Leica Camera announces 2022 Leica Oskar Barnack Award finalists

Leica Camera announced the 12 finalists for the 42nd annual, internationally renowned Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) photography competition. Comprised of world-renowned photographers and editors, the jury has determined the 2022 LOBA shortlist from proposals submitted by approximately 60 international photography experts from 34 countries. For the first time, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award Newcomer – awarded to a photographer under the age of 30 – has also been selected in collaboration with proposals submitted... Read More
Leica debuts versatile Leica SL2-S for $5,000 New Products 

Leica debuts versatile Leica SL2-S for $5,000

Leica Camera introduced the $4,895 Leica SL2-S, with a 24-megapixel full-frame CMOS-BSI sensor and two separate recording modes for photos and videos. The camera offers high-speed shooting at continuous burst rates up to 25 frames per second at full resolution and cinema capabilities encompassing 10-bit 4K and Cine4K video with no recording length limits. The Leica SL2-S has a newly developed... Read More
Leica Camera USA launches second annual Leica Women Foto Project Award Promotions 

Leica Camera USA launches second annual Leica Women Foto Project Award

Leica Camera USA announced the launch of its second annual Leica Women Foto Project Award, where three photographers will each be awarded $10,000 and a Leica Q2 camera to support the completion of a personal project expressed through the female perspective. “A visual story has the potential to spark important conversations, validating, or challenging our own narratives within a single... Read More
Leica Camera debuts 40 MP M10-R New Products 

Leica Camera debuts 40 MP M10-R

Leica Camera introduces a new high-resolution version of the company’s M10-series rangefinder camera. The new 40-megapixel Leica M10-R expands the M10 family, which includes the M10, M10-P, M10-D and M10 Monochrom, and achieves maximum image output without compromising the tenets of M photography. The M10-R’s newly developed 40-megapixel sensor represents a considerable increase from the 24 megapixels of the M10,... Read More
Leica debuts 64MP Leica S3 medium-format DSLR  with 4K video New Products 

Leica debuts 64MP Leica S3 medium-format DSLR with 4K video

Leica Camera announced the $18,995 Leica S3 medium-format DSLR, featuring a 64 MP ProFormat sensor and 4K resolution video recording. The new sensor offers a 71 percent increase in resolution from its predecessor, with a dynamic range of 15 f-stops and a maximum ISO sensitivity of 50000 to ensure photographers succeed in any light or environment, the company claims The... Read More
Leica Camera debuts three lenses for the Leica M-System New Products 

Leica Camera debuts three lenses for the Leica M-System

Leica Camera AG introduced three lenses for the Leica M-System: the silver anodized APO-Summicron-M 75 f/2 ASPH., the limited-edition Summicron-M 28 f/2 ASPH. and APO-Summicron-M 90 f/2 ASPH. in an olive green “Safari” finish. The technical specifications of the three new lenses are identical to those of their serially produced counterparts. All three lenses are available from the end of... Read More