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Leica X2 pictures and hands-on

Leica X2 pictures and hands-on

By 17 May 2012

There's something about Leica cameras; it's hard to quite put a finger on it. So when Pocket-Lint had the chance to play with a brand new Leica X2 we rushed at the opportunity. Announced last week, the Leica X2, which will replace 2009's X1, adds a new... >>

Leica M9 Hermes pictures and hands-on

Leica M9 Hermes pictures and hands-on

By 16 May 2012

As well as the Leica M9 Monochrom, Pocket-Lint was also lucky enough to get a hands-on, well a "gloves-on", with the latest Leica M9-P Edition Hermès. Limited to just 300 products, each etched with its own unique number code, boxed with a book and a... >>

Leica M9 Monochrom pictures and hands-on

Leica M9 Monochrom pictures and hands-on

By 16 May 2012

A flurry of Leica launches last week caught our attention, not least thanks to the addition of the Leica M9-M Monochrom - the first rangefinder camera with a dedicated, full-frame black and white sensor. Heck, from what we can recall it's the first non-medium-format... >>

Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

By 12 May 2012

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

By 10 May 2012

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

By 10 May 2012

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

By 10 May 2012

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

By 8 December 2011

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

By 15 November 2011

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

By 15 November 2011

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... >>