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Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

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This week’s Leica event in Berlin launched so many products it was easy to miss one if you blinked. The most affordable item, the Leica V-Lux 40, was brushed over so quickly that even the keenest of Leica watchers may have missed it. This is a shame,... >>

Leica X2 APS-C compact camera promises high performance at a price

Leica X2 APS-C compact camera promises high performance at a price

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The Leica X2 supplants 2009's X1 as the German company's premium APS-C compact camera. It offers a fixed 24mm (36mm in 35mm terms) Leica Elmarit f/2.8 lens. The body, which is pretty large at 124 x 69 x 51.5mm, reflects classic Leica design lines, and... >>

Leica V-Lux 40 brings 20x zoom to the discerning traveller

Leica V-Lux 40 brings 20x zoom to the discerning traveller

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Leica has announced its latest compact camera, the Leica V-Lux 40. As previously, the new compact model is based on its existing partnership with Panasonic. The Leica V-Lux 40 features a 20x optically stabilised zoom lens, offering a range of 24-480mm... >>

Leica M Monochrom: Full-frame digital black and white snapping rangefinder

Leica M Monochrom: Full-frame digital black and white snapping rangefinder

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Leica has unveiled the world's first digital monochrome rangefinder, a camera  designed specifically for black and white photography and known as the Leica M Monochrom. Built on the beautiful Leica M design, the diecast magnesium alloy body is finished... >>

Leica V-Lux 3 superzooms in for the new year

Leica V-Lux 3 superzooms in for the new year

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Got your eye on a superzoom camera that you want to find in your stocking come Christmas day? Leica will be hoping that you can wait until the new year to get snapping with the Leica V-Lux 3, which it has just announced. Sporting a 12.1-megapixel CMOS... >>

Best looking camera accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

Best looking camera accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

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From the flash bulbs of the catwalk, to the pavement or the beach, cameras are strangely sexy. The people behind them, the people in front of them, there is an undeniable allure to photography. It's about capturing the moment, it's about sharing, it's... >>

Leica: Beauty in the hand of the beholder

Leica: Beauty in the hand of the beholder

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A Leica camera is a powerful thing. One touch can change your life. Just ask the company’s director of production management, photography, Stefan Daniel and he’ll tell you. Daniel was just 8 years old when he was first introduced to these classic... >>

The best looking cameras in the world. Ever.

The best looking cameras in the world. Ever.

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There are few gadgets that cause us such strong emotional reactions as cameras. From the ultra modern compacts to the most ancient of pin-holes, there's just something magical when you get one in your hand. There are, however, a select few that cause... >>

Leica D-Lux 5 arrives in 'Titanium' special edition form

Leica D-Lux 5 arrives in 'Titanium' special edition form

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Leica knows how to make a sweet looking camera, with the normal D-Lux 5 being pretty enough. Some however want that extra special edition factor and for those select few, there can be no other than the titanium version of the camera.  So what do you... >>

The Leica M9 experience

The Leica M9 experience

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The Leica M9. Whether because of its performance or its price tag, it’s a sentence unto itself. At £4,950 and crowned the world’s smallest full frame digital camera, it’s not something anyone ever expects to understand. In fact, for most - and... >>