Leica has unveiled a new black and white camera – the Leica M Monochrom (Type 246). It features a 24MP full frame CMOS sensor and can also capture 1080p video (also black and white). [Read more…]
Leica Releases Several New Lenses
Along with several new cameras, Leica unleashed a bevy of new lenses at Photokina 2014. [Read more…]
Leica M ‘Edition 60’ Rumored to Have No LCD
Rumors of an upcoming Leica M model have been circulating for awhile now. The most intriguing aspect of the rumors have been that the camera would not have an LCD rear panel for reviewing images and making adjustments in the camera’s menu system.
The Leica M Edition 60 supposedly appeared on Leica’s website for a short time, from which Leica Rumors captured the above screenshot.
Expect to see more on the Leica M Edition 60 in the coming days as we close in on Photokina 2014.
Leica M-P Digital Rangefinder Announced
Leica has unveiled the new Leica M-P rangefinder camera, which features a 24MP full frame sensor. The camera’s internal buffer has been improved to 2GB, which doubles the buffer size of the Leica M. [Read more…]
Sony to Unveil a Full Frame RX1 w/ Black & White Sensor
New rumors suggest that Sony will release a version of the RX1 full frame camera with a black and white sensor. Such a camera immediately brings to mind the Leica M Monochrom, which runs $8000. [Read more…]
Leica M Edition 100 Kit Features Film & Digital Cameras with 3 Lenses
In celebration of Leica’s 100th anniversary, the camera and lens maker has announced the Leica M ‘Edition 100’ kit, which features the Leica M-A film camera and the Leica M Monochrom digital camera. Additionally, the kit includes the Leica Summilux-M 28mm, 35mm and 50mm lenses, along with a black aluminum case.
The kit will be available exclusively as sets in Leica Stores and Boutiques in a limited run of 101 sets.
One-of-a-Kind Leica Rangefinder Designed by Jony Ive Hits the Auction Block
Leica teamed with Jony Ive and Marc Newson to create a unique, full frame Leica rangefinder that will because auctioned in the (RED) Auction at Sotheby’s New York next month.
Leica described the process of creating this one-of-a-kind camera: [Read more…]
Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.08 Adds Support for Canon 70D & More
Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW 4.08, which adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11:
- Canon EOS 70D
- Fujifilm X-M1
- Leica M
- Leica M Monochrom
- Nikon COOLPIX P330
- Pentax 645D
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
You can download the update from Apple’s website.
Leica Teases ‘Mini M’, Coming June 11
Leica has its upcoming ‘Mini M’ camera listed on its website now. The ‘Mini M’ name appears to be where it fits in the lineup among Leica cameras, rather than the official model name.
No other information is known about the Mini M at this point; however, the logical conclusion would be that the Leica Mini M would be a rangerfinder-style, interchangeable lens, APS-C camera as a nice fit between the full frame Leica M and the fixed lens, APS-C Leica X2. Leica offers a newsletter signup on its website for future Mini M news.
Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 Now Available; Adds Support for 25 New Cameras
Adobe has released final versions of Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4, which are now available on Adobe.com.
Part of the update includes improved demosaic algorithm for better raw file support on cameras with X-Trans sensors – the X-Pro1, X100S, X-E1 and X20.
Additionally, Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 offer RAW support for the following cameras: [Read more…]