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Leica unveils V-LUX 20 compact camera

Leica unveils V-LUX 20 compact camera

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German camera manufacturer Leica has announced the release of the V-LUX 20 - a compact camera that features a 12.1-megapixel sensor and a 12x optical zoom lens. More specifically, that lens is a  Leica DC-VARIO-ELMAR 4.1-49.2mm f/3.3-4.9 ASPH. zoom lens... >>

Leica M7 Edition "Hermes" announced

Leica M7 Edition "Hermes" announced

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Leica has introduced a "very special limited edition" (read: very expensive) version of its classic 35mm rangefinder system camera the M7 with the launch of the new Leica M7 Edition "Hermes". The second Hermes partnership that Leica has entered into,... >>

Leica X1 digital camera

Leica X1 digital camera

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Leica announced their forthcoming X1 digital camera yesterday and we were on hand to grab a few shots of a (sadly) non-working sample. When it hits the shelves in January 2010, it will bring with it a 12.2-megapixel CMOS APS-C sensor (which you'd normally... >>

Leica Store London opens today

Leica Store London opens today

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Leica today throws open the doors of it's new London store, joining the line of exclusive shops in Toyko, Berlin, Paris and Moscow. The boutique-style store sits in Bruton Place, Mayfair, and it decked out with a simple red and black décor to match the... >>

Leica M9 digital camera

Leica M9 digital camera

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Whilst the world was looking towards Apple, we managed to get our hands on something sweeter than the common-or-garden fruit at the launch at the new London store in Mayfair. Here we have the new Leica M9, which steps into the shoes of the M8, presenting... >>

Five great rangefinder cameras

Five great rangefinder cameras

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SLRs may have the whizz-bang-flash of photography but there's a definite refined elegance of the rangefinder cameras. These snappers have been around for the best part of 100 years and there's something of a resurgence going on in look, as with the Olympus... >>

Leica M9 and X1 announced

Leica M9 and X1 announced

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Leica has announced two new digital cameras, the M9 digital rangefinder camera and the X1 aimed a little lower in the market place. The M9 is the world's first digital rangefinder camera with a full-frame 24 x 36mm sensor and is also said to be the world's... >>

Leica M9 makes screen debut

Leica M9 makes screen debut

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Are these the first official shots of the Leica M9? According to Leica fans they very well could be. The images are from a promotional teaser from the camera company launched on Monday in preparation for a "big" camera launch from the company on the 9... >>

Leica promise new cameras for 9 September

Leica promise new cameras for 9 September

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Leica has said that it will announce a "new range" of cameras on 9 September. "On September 9 2009 Leica will announce a collection of ground breaking new products designed and manufacturers for all photographers, novice and professional alike," says... >>

Leica S2 specs unveiled

Leica S2 specs unveiled

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Leica's S2 DSLR got priced and dated last month, but the company's only just got round to revealing the full specifications of the camera and the lens, in an interesting reversal of the order in which things usually happen. The S2 abandons the 35mm and... >>