Leica Photokina Announcements

Leica just made some extensive product announcements at the Photokina show in Germany. Among the new products announced include, a new Leica M, Leica M-E, M Accessories (including an R-M adapter) S Camera, S Lenses, S Accessories, D-Lux-6, V-Lux-4, X2 Paul Smith Edition and a new Leica X à la carte camera. Almost all these introductions are available for pre-order at Bergen County Camera. For personal assistance please visit, call toll free 800-841-4118 or send an email to CustomerService@bergencountycamera.com
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Leica Photokina Announcements Leica S System

Leica Photokina Announcements Leica M

Leica Photokina Announcements V-Lux 4

Leica Photokina Announcements D-Lux 6

Leica Photokina Announcements M Accessories

Leica Photokina Announcements M-E

Leica Photokina Announcements X2 Paul Smith Edition

LEICA X à la carte

Leica Photokina Announcements V-Lux 4

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The Leica V-Lux 4 the world’s fastest bridge camera with an ultra fast 4.5-108mm f/2.8 zoom lens. If you would like to pre-order, please email CustomerService@bergencountycamera.com or call 800-841-4118. All orders are delivered in order of reservation.

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE
▸ Newly developed Leica DC Vario-Elmarit Super 24x zoom lens 4.5-108mm f/1:2.8 ASPH. (25-600 mm equivalent)
▸ Newly developed 1/2.33″ CMOS sensor with an effective resolution of 12 Megapixels
▸ High-resolution integrated EVF with 1.3 million pixels
▸ Tilt-and-rotate display
▸ Full HD 1080p AVCHD and MP4 video capture
▸ Panorama feature and high speed burst shooting
▸ High-speed auto-focus and super fast camera start-up time (< 1 sec. )
▸ Photos can be stored in JPEG or RAW format
▸ Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 (download available on the Leica website)

Leica Photokina Announcements M Accessories

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THE FOLLOWING NEW ACCESSORIES ARE AVAILABLE:
▸ Leica R-Adapter M
▸ Multi-functional Handgrip M
▸ Handgrip M
▸ Finger loop for Multi-functional Handgrip M and Handgrip M, size S, M or L
▸ SCA Adapter Set for Multi-functional Handgrip M
▸ Leica Microphone Adapter Set
▸ AC Adapter for Multi-functional Handgrip M
▸ Ever-Ready Case M

If you would like to pre-order, please email CustomerService@bergencountycamera.com or call 800-841-4118. All orders are delivered in order of reservation.

LEICA R-ADAPTER M

The Leica M was developed for customers who want to put their excellent Leica R lenses to digital use. The new LEICA R Adapter for the first time gives users the option of deploying almost any Leica R lens ever built with their Leica M. The camera menu lists more than 20 different R lenses from wide-angle, telephoto and zoom through to macro lenses, including calibrated imaging workflow and EXIF lens detection. The wide selection of lenses opens up new application options to Leica M photographers, HD video recording in conjunction with the Leica R Vario lenses and using lenses with focal lengths longer than 135mm.

LEICA MULTI-FUNCTIONAL HANDGRIP M

The new Multi-functional Handgrip M allows the user to keep a firm hold on the camera, while at the same time adding many useful functions to the camera’s features. The GPS module built into the handgrip gives users the option of adding the location to the EXIF image data (geotagging), to be able to sort and display images by location. To use an independent flash and an external viewfinder at the same time with a Leica M, the Multi-functional Handgrip M offers a SCA socket. This socket communicates with the camera in the same way as its integrated hot shoe. Additionally, the Multi-functional Handgrip M also features a socket for an external power supply and a DIN/ISO-X sync plug for studio flash systems. A USB port built into the handgrip also gives users the option of connecting the Leica M directly to a
computer. The “Leica Image Shuttle” software enables remote control of all camera functions and the transmission of image data directly to a computer via USB cable.

LEICA HANDGRIP M

For users who simply want to improve their grip on the camera when using R lenses, it offers a handgrip without additional functions. It also differs from the Multi-functional Handgrip M in terms of the slightly lower overall height of the base plate. FINGER LOOP FOR MULTI-FUNCTIONAL HANDGRIP M AND HANDGRIP M, SIZE S, M OR L To further improve the ergonomics, both the Multi-functional Handgrip and the Handgrip M can be supplemented with an optional finger loop. The use of the finger loop helps to distribute the weight of the camera comfortably across the hand and is available in 3 different sizes.

LEICA SCA ADAPTER SET FOR MULTI-FUNCTIONAL HANDGRIP M

The Multi-functional Handgrip M extends the functionality of the camera, adding a SCA socket that allows the user to simultaneously attach an external viewfinder and a system flash. To be able to use the additional interface, users need the SCA Adapter Set, comprising of a high-quality flash support rail and an external flash hot shoe with a spiral cable. The SCA Adaptor Set can be used either completely to connect the flash firmly to the camera, or without the flash support rail to unleash the flash.

LEICA MICROPHONE ADAPTER SET

The Microphone Adapter Set lets users record video with professional stereo sound quality. The set is comprised of an adapter for the camera’s accessory shoe, a high-quality stereo microphone and a connecting cable. The adapter allows users to connect an external stereo microphone to the camera. Third-party microphones with a 3.5 mm jack can also be used. The supplied stereo microphone can be connected directly to the adapter, or set up externally thanks to the interconnecting cable.
LEICA AC ADAPTER FOR MULTI-FUNCTIONAL HANDGRIP M
For permanent stationary operation of the camera in professional studio or industrial applications, the new Leica M can be equipped with an AC adapter to supply the Multi-functional Handgrip M directly with power from the mains.

EVER-READY CASE M

The new Ever-Ready Case M was designed specifically for the new Leica M. It protects the camera during transport and can remain connected to the camera for an impromptu shot. For protection during a more intense shoot, the front part of the case can be removed while the remaining part of the case continues to act as a camera protector.

 

Leica Photokina Announcements D-Lux 6

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We proudly present a new innovation by Leica Camera, the Leica D-Lux 6 with the fastest zoom lens ever. With its newly developed Summilux zoom lens, the D-Lux 6 takes a top spot in the compact camera segment. This camera is epitomized by speed and optical quality. The D-Lux 6 which fits into a shirt pocket is ideal for available light photography and a variety of creative options. If you would like to pre-order, please email CustomerService@bergencountycamera.com or call 800-841-4118. All orders are delivered in order of reservation.

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE
▸ Newly developed Leica DC-Vario-Summilux zoom lens 4.7-17.7mm f/1.4 -2.3 ASPH. (24-90 mm equivalent)
▸ Newly developed 1/1.7″ CMOS sensor with an effective resolution of 10 Megapixels
▸ High-resolution optional EVF 3 viewfinder with 1.4 million pixels
▸ Manual aperture ring for greater creative freedom
▸ New high-resolution display with 920,000 pixels
▸ Integrated ND filter
▸ Full HD 1080p AVCHD and MP4 video capture
▸ Faster burst shooting speed of 12 fps
▸ Panorama and spirit level function

Leica Photokina Announcements Leica M

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We proudly present a new innovation by Leica Camera, the new Leica M.

The Leica M is the first M camera to implement a newly designed and constructed CMOS image sensor and to feature additional focusing methods and functions like Live View and Full HD video capability. The Leica M is the most versatile model ever in the history of Leica rangefinder cameras and sets entirely new standards. It unites the numerous advantages of innovative digital technology with a rangefinder technology that has been continuously perfected over decades. At the same time, it remains true to the legendary values of the M-System, while expanding the opportunities offered by rangefinder photography – and, for the first time, offers compatibility with Leica R legacy lenses. If you would like to pre-order, please email CustomerService@bergencountycamera.com or call 800-841-4118. All orders are delivered in order of reservation.

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE
▸ The smallest interchangeable lens full frame camera in the world
▸ Best in class image quality
▸ Brilliant viewfinder quality and precise focusing through the Leica rangefinder
▸ Outstanding image quality thanks to newly developed LEICA MAX CMOS Sensor
▸ Extended applications with Live View and electronic viewfinder
▸ Simple, high-precision focusing thanks to Live View focus and focus peaking
▸ Digital full frame for Leica R lenses, with the Leica R Adapter M
▸ “Leica Look” videos with Full HD video capture
▸ Many additional performance enhancements

 

Leica Photokina Announcements M-E

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We proudly present another new member of the Leica M camera family: the Leica M-E. Technically at the high level of a rangefinder technology perfected over decades, the Leica M-E stands for the essence of rangefinder photography. With its concentration on essential photographic functions for accustomed dependability in all typical M fields of use, it is the ideal entry-level model for photographers wishing to experience the fascination of M-Photography. Featuring the proven, high-resolution, 18 MP CCD sensor in full 35 mm format, the Leica M-E offers maximum imaging quality in combination with the distinct advantages of rangefinder photography. Its most distinctive feature is a minimized, purist, design statement. The top deck and base plate are discreetly finished in unobtrusive anthracite grey. The application of a new leather trim with enhanced grip characteristics ideally complements the camera’s classical design. If you would like to pre-order, please email CustomerService@bergencountycamera.com or call 800-841-4118. All orders are delivered in order of reservation.

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE
▸ The smallest interchangeable lens full frame camera in the world
▸ Unique Leica lenses deliver the best image quality
▸ Brilliant viewfinder quality and precise focusing through the Leica rangefinder
▸ The essence of rangefinder photography, reduced to the essential photographic features
▸ Classic Leica M design with anthracite grey on top cover and easy grip leather
▸ Ideal entry-level model at an attractive price