Leica SL-2 Bundle Savings

Now through January 31st, 2024, you can receive a $1,500 USD voucher valid on the purchase of one of the following Leica SL2 kits.

Discover Leica’s unique quality and experience a new photographic pleasure at an unbeatable value. The voucher can be redeemed at all participating Leica Stores, Leica Online Stores and selected dealers.

To access this limited-time opportunity, please create or log into your Leica Account here and receive your voucher worth  $1,500 USD.

The New APO-SUMMICRON-M 35 f/2 ASPH

For pictures that make history.

Tradition of excellence.

Leica M lenses have always been known to be among the best in the world. The APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 certainly continues this tradition. At the same time, its extraordinary optical performance places the new addition in a league of its own – even among M lenses. With a closest focusing distance that is notably short for the M-System, exceptionally sharp rendition, distinctive bokeh and high light sensitivity, this masterpiece of German engineering enables photographers to work even more creatively – not just with the Leica M, but also with the Leica SL2 and SL2-S.

A closer look.

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The APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. quite literally goes one step further, by facilitating true close-up shots. Its minimum focusing distance of just 30 centimetres surpasses all previous M lenses. A floating lens element ensures exceptional rendition quality across the entire image at all distance settings.

Striking portraits.

British photographer Huw John found the APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. equally suited to capturing portraits. “It’s amazing how thin the depth of focus is. You get insane focus on the eyelashes, then it drops off. Looking at this 100% crop, I would swear that it could have been taken with a focal length of 85 or even 105 mm!”

Portraiture with the APO-Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. takes on a new dimension with stylish bokeh. Add the new close focus capability and this lens becomes a real all-rounder, with beautiful colour rendition and stunning sharpness and definition. This could well be the only lens you need!”

Huw John

Huw John is a full-time photographer based in Cardiff, Wales. He has three decades of experience working for leading brands and organisations in the fields of film & TV, editorial and corporate PR.

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His approach is not to actively chase his images, but to discover them through observation: once something captivates his attention, he presses the shutter.

LEICA Q2 – DANIEL CRAIG x GREG WILLIAMS

The creative patrons of this camera require little introduction: award-winning British actor Daniel Craig and renowned British photographer Greg Williams are connected through their work on the James Bond film series – and their shared passion for photography. Both have long appreciated the discretion, flexibility and outstanding image quality of the Q2. The Leica Q2 Daniel Craig x Greg Williams underlines these strengths with its luxurious yet understated design.

All engravings are inlaid with gold paint; even the Leica logo adheres for the first time ever to the colour scheme of black and gold. The name of the special edition (which is limited to 750 units worldwide) and the sequential serial number are, also for the first time, shown as a laser engraving under the display glass. The grippy leather trim of the Leica Q2 Daniel Craig x Greg Williams is textured with an exclusive diamond pattern.

“The Q2 is, for me, the perfect camera and needs no improvement. So, to have the chance to work with the amazing people at Leica and my friend, Greg Williams, to create something as unique as this, has been a privilege and an honour.” – Daniel Craig

Both the camera trim and strap are made of Napa calfskin leather that has been gently dyed with plant-based agents. The comfortable carrier strap is hand-stitched and adorned with the embossed Leica logo. Thanks to their gold finish, the strap rings and strap-mount eyelets of the Leica Q2 Daniel Craig x Greg Williams blend seamlessly into the camera’s elegant design.

“We bonded over our shared love of cameras on ‘Casino Royale’. Daniel takes beautiful photos and has a great eye. The Leica Q2 is an extension of me – you never see me without one around my neck. So to work with Daniel and the team at Leica on this limited edition has been a very special.” – Greg Williams

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Daniel Craig and Greg Williams worked together to conceptualise the design of this special-edition Q2. Their core inspiration was the look of vintage Leica M models whose black paint had become chipped through years of use, only to reveal glimpses of the gold-coloured brass beneath. The black exterior of the Leica Q2 Daniel Craig x Greg Williams with its discreet gold elements conceals the modern, fast and robust technology of the serially produced Q2 – a camera that combines the convenience of automatic functions with the option of using manual control whenever the photographer desires.

The Leica SL2-S

Two Worlds, One Choice

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For photographers and videographers who seek outstanding imaging performance to express both still and moving visual stories, the new Leica SL2-S is the ideal choice to capture brilliant photographs and cinematic videos through an intuitive camera that is built to last. With its new 24MP CMOS-BSI sensor and separate modes/menus for photo and video, the new Leica SL2-S offers the best of both mediums in one all-metal, state-of-the-art body.

An ideal camera for the photographer who wants to shoot in the most demanding situations. With fast, endless shooting thanks to the latest Maestro III processor, outstanding low-light performance up to 100,000 ISO, and full support with Capture One 21 tethered shooting, the Leica SL2-S is suited for all applications – from the field to the photo studio to the film production set.

Now Available for Pre-Order: $4,895.00

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