leica m9

  • Leica Introduces A New Underwater Camera

    Leica Introduces A New Underwater Camera

    Just in time for underwater basket-weaving season Leica has introduced the Leica X-U, a rugged, waterproof camera that records full HD video. The camera has a 16.5-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and fixed Leica Summilux 23 mm f/1.7 ASPH lens. It has a fast maximum aperture of f/1.7 for selective focusing and you can add an underwater filter to keep the lens and camera dry while rolling in the deep. Read More

  • Hands-on With Leica's 2010 Line-Up

    We didn’t get a chance to go out to Photokina this year so Photokina – or at least Leica’s portion of it – came to us. I got a closer look at four of Leica’s new cameras, the all-black X1, the DLUX 5, and the V-LUX 2 along with the new Titanium M9, one of the most outlandish cameras I’ve seen in a while. The V-LUX 2 is Leica’s ultrazoom priced at $849… Read More

  • Leica M9 up for pre-orders (can I borrow $7k?)

    The $6,995 Leica M9 is available for pre-order at B&H. You’re probably excited. I would be too if I had the cash to buy the 18MP digital rangefinder. Just look at it; you know you want it. Forget that down payment on a house. You should buy this camera instead. It will probably hold its value better. [B&H via Leica Rumors] Read More

  • The retrotastic Leica M9 and X1 get pictured, specs found


    mmhmmm. Leica’s got our number. That’s for sure. We love ourselves some retro rangefinders and it looks like the next two Leica digicams will follow that style. These pics came from two Flickr pages that were eventually pulled. If the specs listed turn out to be correct, a lot of shutterbugs are going to max out their credit cards on day one. We’ll probably find out… Read More