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Leica’s Upcoming M-Series Camera May Have a B&W Sensor


Here’s a crazy rumor floating around: an upcoming M-series camera by Leica may feature a sensor that can only capture black and white photographs. According to a tip received by Leica Rumors, the camera will offer B&W digital photography with no LCD display on the back — a unique toy for nostalgic film photographers who have deep pockets. Phase One offers a similar B&W medium format back that captures monochrome images by eschewing the traditional color filters found on cameras.

(via Leica Rumors)

Image credit: M8 by Mattebox in B&W, January 28, 2012 by Maggie Osterberg