Leica today announced the new Leica M10-P, a stealthy M series rangefinder camera that’s designed to help “photographers to see and not be seen.” “Exceptionally discreet, the M10-P embodies the essence of the M philosophy and raises the traditional subtlety of the M series to an unprecedented level,” Leica says. One of the main features […]
It’s the end of an era: Leica has discontinued the M7 film rangefinder, the last numbered M series camera before the Leica M8 brought the iconic line into the realm of digital photography. Red Dot Forum reports that Leica has ended production of the M7 in both black and silver. And while certain models of […]
The Leica M6 is without a doubt a favorite of many Leica lovers, from ardent film photographers, to collectors looking for the rarest, most expensive special editions like the platinum-plated 150 Jahre Optik edition and ultra-rare M6A/M7 prototype.
Ever since I jumped into photography several years ago, I’ve always had a fascination with Leica. I used to think their cameras were overpriced and absurd—they were heavy and lacked many of the latest features I was accustomed to being on the latest DSLRs.
The Leica M10 has to be one of the worst kept secrets from Leica in a while. Perhaps it's because it generated a whole lot of excitement, and indeed it's worth the hype. For the purist photographer, this is bound to be a tool that they'll closely look at.
Following up our recent posting on the development of Konost recently, Konost has revamped their website and provided a latest update on their latest situation. They have missed their originally targeted deadline of taking pre-orders by end of 2016 with delivery in 2017 and the founder Bob Lian has written a long explanation about the delay and challenges they were facing and how they planned to move forward.
Back in early 2015, we have covered a promising start up project, Konost that aimed to create a full frame digital rangefinder (read here). Konost has been silent with their development status ever since with intermittent social media posting.