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New Firmware for Leica Q2, M10, and SL2 cameras

Leica announces several major firmware updates for the Leica Q2, SL2 and SL2-S, and Leica M10. All of us at Leica Store San F...

Thumbprints & Signatures: The Leica 40mm f/2 Summicron-C

The Leica 40mm Summicron-C was originally created to be paired with the analogue Leica CL, a compact rangefinder that was mad...

Book Launch and Reception: San Francisco Portrait of a City

You're invited: Book launch, signing and reception for San Francisco, Portrait of a City by TASCHEN with some photographers i...

A Hands on Review of The Much Anticipated Leica M11

After much rumor and speculation, the Leica M11 is finally here. It is the fifth generation of the digital rangefinder (M8, M...

Leica Store San Francisco Holiday Staff Picks

A year in review, if you will. From the Leica Q2 Monochrom, Leica M, and Leica SL2, Leica made some incredible cameras and op...

Photowalk with the Leica IIIF

Join Carlo on the streets of San Francisco for a photo walk with the Leica IIIF and a 2.8cm Summaron-M....

Classic vs. Modern? Discussing the differences between the Leica M10 Monochrom and TRI-X 400 Film

Answering the question: Leica M10 Monochrom or the time-proven classic, TRI-X 400 film?...

Thumbprints & Signatures: The Leica 13.5cm Hektor lens

Today in Thumbprint & Signatures; a series that highlights the unique visual signature of Leica lenses, new and old, we a...

Leica SL2 & SL2-S Ultimate Guide to Accessories

Having the right accessories for your Leica SL2 or SL2-S kit can make or break how well your SL2 works for you. Here are some...

Thumbprints & Signatures: The Leica 35mm f2 APO Summicron-M

Today in Thumbprint & Signatures; a series that highlights the unique visual signature of Leica lenses, new and old, we a...

Thumbprints & Signatures: The Leica 28mm f2 APO Summicron SL

Today in Thumbprint & Signatures; a series that highlights the unique visual signature of Leica lenses, new and old, we a...

Firmware V2.0 Update for the Leica SL2-S

Leica Camera is excited to announce the release of the planned firmware update for the Leica SL2-S, version 2.0. As was annou...

Thumbprint & Signatures: The Leica 50mm f/1 Noctilux Lens.

Today in Thumbprint & Signatures; a series that highlights the unique visual signature of Leica lenses, new and old, we ...

Thumbprint & Signatures: Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux-M Steel Rim Lens

Today in Thumbprint & Signatures; a series that highlights the unique visual signature of Leica lenses, new and old, we a...

Leica 35mm f2.0 APO Summicron-M ASPH

Leica announced the 35mm f/2.0 APO-Summicron-M which is now the leading 35mm focal length lens available for the rangefinder....

Thumbprint & Signatures: Leica Thambar-M 90mm f2.2 lens

Today in Thumbprint & Signatures; a series that highlights the unique visual signature of Leica lenses, new and old, we a...

Thumbprint & Signatures: Leica 19mm f2.8 Elmarit R ROM lens

Today in Thumbprint & Signatures; a series that highlights the unique visual signature of Leica lenses, new and old, we a...

Experiencing the Leica 50mm f/1.2 Noctilux-M

In early 2021 Leica Camera announced the reissue of the legendary 50mm f/1.2 Noctilux-M that was originally produced in 1966 ...

Noctilux vs. Noctilux

I feel like I know what to expect, having handled and shot various copies of the original Noctilux lens #11820, made from 196...

Your Mark Story: Ralph Gibson

Ralph Gibson is a photographer best known for his mesmerizing photographs of abstract reality and the female form. In additio...

Your Mark Story: Paul Fusco

Paul Fusco, a distinguished Magnum Photographer, created incredibly moving images of social conflict and issues from around t...

Your Mark Story: Jim Marshall

From the words of photographer Jim Marshall's longtime assistant and head of his estate, Amelia Davis: Jim’s first Camera was...

The Leica C-LUX | The Perfect Compact Companion

I will admit, I have a bit of an infatuation with smaller cameras. I have owned almost every Fujifilm X100 series camera they...

“Zagato” Edition M10

During the Leitz Park opening a new special edition M10 was announced in a partnership we have loved before. The Zagato M10 i...

Leitz Park Recap 2018

Over the years I have had the opportunity and pleasure to visit Leitz Park, Wetzlar, on several occasions since its grand ope...

The Beginning of Leica M Ultra-Wide Optics

A unique and rare piece of Leica history is currently available at Leica Store San Francisco and Camera West Stores. This pie...

M7 TI & Half a Century of M

The Leica '50 Jahre' Titanium M7 camera with matching 50mm f1.4 Summilux M ASPH lens certainly stands out as one of Leica's m...

Some Leica's Are Better with Age & Use

It is not every day you get to handle a beautiful black paint M2, on the other hand, it is even more of a rarity to see an M2...

Elevated & Innovative: A Review of the 75MM APO Summicron-SL

When Jim Sullivan called me up one evening and asked if I would be interested in assisting him to photograph Dominque Crenn i...