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Leica is Selling M Camera LEGO Sets

If you love both Leica and LEGO, today is your lucky day: Leica Store Miami has started selling Leica M camera LEGO kits that you build yourself. The resulting creations look like Leica's revered rangefinder line.

An Instax Camera with a Leica M Lens

Good photos have become commonplace. Smartphones have demystified camera technicalities in the past decade, and its pervasive adoption has democratized photography for mass consumers. Since the first known photograph was made in 1820, camera functions evolved significantly to compensate for human error.

Here’s a Teardown of a Leica M Camera

There are about 1,200 moving parts inside a Leica M rangefinder. In this 3.5-minute video, Tamarkin Camera in Chicago disassembles a Leica M give show what goes on inside the famous red dot cameras.

Film vs. Digital: Let’s Put It to the Test

Have you ever heard the argument that digital just doesn’t have the same look as film? Well, let’s put that argument to rest. I have painstakingly made my own Lightroom preset that I believe is 96% the same as my favorite film, Kodak Tri-X 400.

Be Warned: Shooting with the Leica M240 is Addicting

A word of advice: if you don’t intend on buying a Leica, don’t play with one. The feeling of shooting with one can be quite compelling, and before you know it you'll do what I did.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs Leica M: Imitation is the Highest Form of Flattery?

I am one of the lucky few to have grown up with Leica. It is weird to critically think about the irrational purchase of such an expensive camera as new digital models are released, but if you grew up with a Leica in your life it is very hard to let go of the brand.

To the Arctic and Back with the Leica M, a Camera Review

It was early in 2014, long enough after the introduction of the Leica M (also known as the ‘Typ 240’, or ‘M10’) when I finally bit the bullet and decided to sell my trusty Leica M-E for this newest, rather different digital rangefinder camera from the German niche camera maker.

A $6,100 Leica-Shaped Leica Underwater Housing

Want to shoot underwater photos with your Leica M camera but don't want to use those bulky underwater housings out there? Subal has a perfect, albeit pricey, solution for you.

The company recently announced the Subal Leica M, an underwater housing for Leica M rangefinders that looks just like a giant Leica M rangefinder.

Red Dot Camera App Brings the Leica M Experience to Your iPhone

If you've always wanted to play around with the idea of using a Leica M rangefinder but don't want to shell out the cash, Lifelike Apps has a new app for you. Called Red Dot Camera, the iOS app aims to bring the feel of a Leica camera to your iPad or iPhone; it was “inspired by the retro craftsmanship of the classic M camera series” and does “without the interference of gimmicky filters.”

This Leica M ‘Null Series’ Camera Kit Costs More Than a Luxury Automobile

How much would you pay to celebrate 100 years of Leica photography? The Leica Store in Miami recently asked that question and found over 100 people who were willing to pay out $55,000 for a limited edition ‘Leica M Set’. Now, Leica is asking that same question yet again, but with a pre-production camera set from an even more finite collection... and a much higher price tag.

Hands On with the New Leica Q

Leica officially announced their new full-frame Q series camera this morning. The beautifully compact unit features a 24-megapixel sensor and built-in Summilux 28mm f/1.7 lens. Designed for performance on the go, we got a chance to sit down with the Leica Q and get a better feeling for its aluminum and magnesium alloy constructed body. Does the Leica Q feel like $4k? We are going to find out.

Lomography Resurrects Its Original Lomo LC-A Lens for Leica M Rangefinders

Today Lomography announced its new Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 f/2.8 M Art lens, which features the original optics from the original Lomo LC-A camera that was first introduced back in 1984. The new lens lets photographers capture the look that kicked off the Lomography movement using Leica M rangefinders and other M-mount cameras.

Mark Newson and Jony Ive Talk About the One-of-a-Kind Leica M (RED) Camera

We've heard a lot about the Leica M (RED) edition created by design gurus Mark Newson and Jony Ive, but up until now it's all been press release information. Now, we have a video in which both Newson and Ive talk a little bit about the creations they've put together for the upcoming Sotheby's (RED) auction on November 23rd, including a section about the aforementioned camera.

Rare Jonathan Ive-Designed Leica M to be Auctioned Off for Charity in November

Back in September of last year, we told you about an incredibly rare Leica M Rangefinder that was being created by Apple design guru Jony Ive. The emphasis there was on incredibly rare, because only one of these puppies is ever going to get made.

At the time we knew the camera would be auctioned off for charity, but it wasn't until today that we found out the specific event. So if you were banking on trying to buy this uber-special Leica, have your black AMEX at the ready: the date is set for September 23rd.