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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
Leica Camera debuts the new Leica M10 Monochrom black-and-white camera New Products 

Leica Camera debuts the new Leica M10 Monochrom black-and-white camera

Leica Camera AG debuts the Leica M10 Monochrom, with a 40-megapixel black-and-white sensor. The ultra-high-resolution black-and-white sensor of the M10 Monochrom delivers images with natural sharpness and previously unrivaled resolution of details in all lighting conditions, the company says. At the same time, the new M10 Monochrom is the first black-and-white camera of the rangefinder system to offer a sensitivity... Read More
Leica Camera USA launches photography gender diversity initiative Press releases Promotions 

Leica Camera USA launches photography gender diversity initiative

The Leica Women Foto Project signifies an enhanced dedication to highlight the female perspective through various programming initiatives, including a new photography award ALLENDALE, N.J., July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Leica Camera USA takes its longstanding appreciation of women in the photographic arts a step further with the announcement of the Leica Women Foto Project – a platform designed to support diversity and inclusion in photography... Read More
Leica Q2: The sequel to a modern milestone from Leica camera New Products Press releases 

Leica Q2: The sequel to a modern milestone from Leica camera

Achieve unparalleled photographic results in the most accessible way with Leica’s latest innovation ALLENDALE, N.J., March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Leica Camera raises the bar with the introduction of the Leica Q2 camera. Keeping consumer feedback top of mind following the immensely successful Leica Q, the Leica Q2 offers photographers expanded creative freedom via unprecedented imaging quality, added weather protection, an upgraded viewfinder,... Read More
Leica Camera AG and pmd expand partnership with new 3D camera New Products Press releases 

Leica Camera AG and pmd expand partnership with new 3D camera

The world’s smallest Time-of-Flight (ToF) solution features best ambient light robustness, and highest resolution 3D depth sensing for mobile applications SIEGEN, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leica Camera AG and pmdtechnologies ag, the leading fabless IC supplier of high-performance Time-of-Flight (ToF) depth sensing solutions, today announced the next milestone of their strategic alliance to jointly develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions for mobile... Read More
Leica Camera announces black version of SOFORT instant camera New Products Press releases 

Leica Camera announces black version of SOFORT instant camera

Leica Camera expands its range of SOFORT cameras with the introduction of a black version. The new Leica SOFORT, black features the letters ‘SOFORT’ on the black leatherette and a matt black finish on the rear. The Leica SOFORT, Black can be paired with the different SOFORT accessories currently available. The technical features of the Leica SOFORT, black is the... Read More
Newly founded Global Leica Akademie expands Leica Akademie network, presents its 2018 program Press releases 

Newly founded Global Leica Akademie expands Leica Akademie network, presents its 2018 program

The Leica Akademie can look back on a long tradition. For almost ninety years, the oldest and most prestigious of all modern schools of photography has accompanied dedicated photographers on their way to the creation of the best possible picture. For more than a decade, the Leica Akademie has also seen successful expansion on an international scale. Photographers around the... Read More
Leica Camera Unveils Special Edition M Camera with Striking Red Anodized Finish New Products Press releases 

Leica Camera Unveils Special Edition M Camera with Striking Red Anodized Finish

The Leica M (Typ 262) ‘red anodized finish’ is limited to just 100 units worldwide December 14, 2017 – Leica Camera presents a special new addition to the Leica rangefinder system – the Leica M (Typ 262) ‘red anodized finish’. The unique color scheme of this special edition camera takes the classic styling of the Leica M and couples it... Read More