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LEICA Lenses

LEICA M Cameras

LEICA Screw-Mount Cameras

LEICAMETERs

LEICA Filters

Compact Cameras

LEICA Lens Recommendations

TRINOVID binoculars

more LEICA Articles

Reviews of lesser brands

 

LEICA Photo Galleries

NEW: The Yosemite in Springtime with the LEICA M3 16-18 May 2014

California's Gold Country Photographed with the M6 TTL April 2010

Route 66 Photographed with the LEICA M3 February 2010

Yosemite Photographed with the LEICA M9 and M3 October 2009

Death Valley Photogrpahed with the LEICA M7 und M4-P (January 2009)

Route 66 Photographed with the LEICA M7 (February 2009)

Volcano Country Photographed with the LEICA M7 (May 2009)

Monterey Photographed with the CLE (June 2009).

 

LEICA M-Kameras   (click for full reviews)            top

Leica M 240 Review

NEW: LEICA M 240

2012-

Leica M-E Review

LEICA M-E

The same M9, minus the needless USB socket and preview lever.

2012-

Fuji X100S Review

Fuji X100S

The future of LEICA photography. Not M-mount; better.

2013-

Leica M9

LEICA M9     (in deutscher Sprache)

2009-2012, 593g.

Introduced 09 September 2009. Digital full-frame.

 

LEICA M9-P

2011 - today, 593g.

Introduced 09 September 2009. Digital full-frame.

 

Leica M9 Titanium LEICA M9 Titanium

LEICA M9 Color Rendition 20 August 2010

LEICA M9 1.138 Firmware Update 16 August 2010

LEICA M9 1.116 Firmware Update 17 March 2010

LEICA M9: Three Sample DNG Files 07 December 2009

LEICA M9 Yosemite and Eastern Sierra Photo Examples 30 October 2009

M9 High ISO Examples 29 October 2009

LEICA M9 Example Images 06 October 2009

SD Card Speed Test in the LEICA M9 12 October 2009

Canon 5D Mk II, LEICA M9 and Nikon D3 image comparisons 06 October 2009

LEICA M9 Lens Compatibility 01 October 2009

LEICA M9 versus Nikon D3X versus Canon 5D Mk II Sharpness Comparison 01 October 2009

Fuji X-Pro1 Review

Fuji X-Pro1

The future of LEICA photography. Not M-mount; better.

2012-

Leica M7

LEICA M7

2002 - today, 630g.

Leica's best RealRaw camera. Electronic TTL.

Compared to CLE and Zeiss Ikon.

Zeiss Ikon

Zeiss Ikon

Current, 476g.

Less well made than the LEICA, but a fraction of the price and weight, and easier and more fun to shoot, with a better finder. Electronic TTL.

Compared to CLE and LEICA M7.

Konica Hexar RF

Konica Hexar RF

1999-2003, 601g.

A cheaper version of a Contax G2 chassis with an M mount and manual rangefinder.

Leica M6 TTL

LEICA M6 and M6 TTL

1984-2002, 560-608g.

Leica's most advanced mechanical camera. Manual TTL light metering, also TTL flash on M6 TTL.

Leica M4-P

LEICA M4-P

1980-1987, 520g.

Canadian-made mechanical LEICA. 0.72x finder with 28/90mm, 35/135mm and 50/75mm frame lines, the first LEICA to use this finder which continues to this day.

The LEICAMETER 03 November 2010

enlarge image (review coming).

Leitz Minolta CLE

Leitz Minolta CLE

1980-1985, 402g.

The lightest modern Leica (402g). Made by Minolta. 28mm, 40mm and 90mm finder. Electronic TTL.

Compared to LEICA M7 and Zeiss Ikon.

LEICA M3

LEICA M3: The World's Best 35mm Camera

1954-1967, 610g.

Leica's first M camera, advancing the older screw-mount cameras.

The M3 has Leica's highest-magnification finder ever made (0.91x), which makes it Leica's best finder for use with for 50mm, 90mm and 135mm lenses. It also covers 35mm lenses designed for the M3.

The M3 is the greatest LEICA. It has sold more than any other LEICA to this day. The LEICA M3 introduced many of the innovations we all take for granted. The M3 was years ahead of its time, and is still a fantastic camera today.

LEICA M3 Buyer's Guide 04 November 2010

LEICA M3 User's Guide 04 November 2010

The LEICAMETER 03 November 2010

 

Screw-Mount   (click for full reviews)               top

Leica IIIf

LEICA IIIf

1950-1957, 430g.

Leica IIIa Review

NEW: LEICA IIIa Review.

1935-1938, 432g.

 

Compact Cameras   (click for full reviews)              top

Leica X1

LEICA X1

Introduced 09 September 2009

Leica D-LUX 20

LEICA D-LUX 20 20 April 2010

Leica D-LUX 4

LEICA D-LUX 4 18 June 2009

Leica Minilux

LEICA Minilux

1995-?

Leica Minilux Zoom

LEICA Minilux Zoom

1998-?

 

TRINOVID Binoculars   top

Leica TRINOVID 8x20 BCA review

NEW: LEICA TRINOVID 8x20 BCA

1983-today, 110m/1000m (6.5º), 233g.

Leica TRINOVID 10 x 40

Leitz TRINOVID 10 x 40

1963-1975, 122m/1000m (7.0º), 580g.

 

Articles               top

Leica Compendium Review 01 October 2011

LEICA Filters 08 January 2011

The LEICAMETER 03 November 2010

LEICA Viewfinder Magnifications 05 December 2009

Leica Lens Dates and Serial Numbers 04 November 2009

LEICA M9 Yosemite and Eastern Sierra Photo Examples 30 October 2009

M9 High ISO Examples 29 October 2009

LEICA or Not? 13 October 2009

SD Card Speed Test in the LEICA M9 12 October 2009

Canon 5D Mk II, LEICA M9 and Nikon D3 image comparisons 06 October 2009

LEICA M9 Lens Compatibility 01 October 2009

LEICA M9 versus Nikon D3X versus Canon 5D Mk II Sharpness Comparison 01 October 2009

How to Afford Anything   

Rangefinder vs. SLR cameras 16 September 2009

LEICA 18mm and Zeiss 18mm Comparison Test 17 June 2009

The Cult of the LEICA 26 May 2009

Wein EPX-625 Mercury Batteries 30 April 2009

Oskar Barnack 01 April 2009

The Leica Man 17 March 2009

Contax G Lenses for LEICA M 26 February 2009

A Complete LEICA M-System for Under $4,000 03 February 2009

LEICA M vs. Contax G Systems 29 January 2009

Comparison of LEICA M7, CLE and Zeiss Ikon

LEICA Lens Names Explained 24 January 2009

Cosina, Voigtländer and other lenses for LEICA 15 January 2009

LEICA Summarit-M Lenses (2007 introduction)

Henri Cartier-Bresson and the LEICA

The Return of the LEICA

Bottom lens holder

M Flange focal distance: 27.8mm.

 

Leica's Own Information

M Lenses

M Lens Technology and History

List of Current Lenses for 6-Spot Updates

 

Voigtlander

Voigtländer Bessa Bodies

 

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