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Leica-m-e.34210255
7.5 out of 10

Leica M-E

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Overall 6
6.0

Rendered Obsolete

muddy, Amazon
21 December 2013
  • Summary: It's a great camera for those who enjoy a very simplistic, manually oriented rangefinder shooting technique. The menus are simple and straight-forward. Adjust exposure is intuitive. Focusing inside the small rangefinder box takes practice to get right, but there is something to be said for how Leica rangefinders require you to really work the scene. You can't just be an observer like you can with a DSLR. Shooting and move on won't be sufficient.
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Overall 10
10

Stunning camera puts fun back in photography

DavidK, Amazon
24 February 2013
  • Summary: I used a Leica M-3 for a day in 1963, and never forgot how it made photography fun. After years of taking photos for newsletters and web pages using film SLRs and point-and-shoot digital cameras, I came across a review of the Leica M9 and loved everything about it except the price. Then I happened on a review for the Leica M-E, $1500 less and all the good stuff of the M9. Amazon had one in stock and I have been using it for just over a week.
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Overall 10
10

The updated or "new" M9

pixelgnome "sal", Amazon
16 January 2013
  • Summary: The price point, lack of the frameline lever and usb port, and paint color, are the main differences I see in what essentially is an M9. I use two 6-bit lenses with it: 28mm Elmarit ASPH, and a 50mm Summicron. Image quality is superb, especially when shooting in DNG. You can also shoot JPG only or a combo of JPG + DNG, very handy if you want to shoot black and white in JPG but have a DNG color back up. Only thing is you must have a backup storage solution.
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Overall 10
10

This is a new photographic experience,

Rico Johnston, Amazon
4 January 2013
  • Summary: 1. It goes with me everywhere. It is small and solid and a joy to shoot with. It gets taken where I would not take my D4. 2. It is a new experience because it is a rangefinder camera and I focus it manually. I have one lens, a 35mm f/2 Summicron, so that is what I shoot with. It is liberating not to worry about what lens to use. I hope to get another lens, a 90mm f/2 Summicron, but at $3995 it will be a while (if I can find one). 3.
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Overall 10
10

Great Camera

Camrun501, Amazon
28 December 2012
  • Summary: So I've shot Nikon at work for 15 years, and I recently bought a Canon 5D mark II for video, but I LOVE my Leica M-E. It's compact but the images have a film quality that I really enjoy. Not only do the images stack up to the Canon and Nikon the rangefinder is really enjoyable to shoot.
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Overall 10
10

Superb quality!

James Maier "carbon111", Amazon
23 October 2012
  • Summary: First things first: The Leica M-E is the current revision of the venerable M9 - other than the absence of a USB port and frame preview lever, it's *physically* identical to the M9. The rangefinder paradigm is admittedly not for everybody but if you ever fell in love with shooting 35mm film on a Contax or a Zeiss Ikon, the M-E might be just the perfect digital camera for you! The body is solid and the build quality is unequaled.
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Overall 8
7.5

User Review

Олег, Nadavi
19 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Брал на замену мыльнице, которую угробил недавно. Эта хотя и дороже (та стоила гривен 600)
  • Pros: 18 мегапикселей отрабатывает по полной,
  • Cons: Не захотели менять по гарантии сказали не гарантийный случай, если об асфальт. Приходится так и пользовать её с трещиной, но это не важно, так как камера - супер!
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Prime, Fotosidan.se
11 December 2012
  • Conclusion: Att använda: 5 Hållbarhet: 5 Min allra första Leica-kamera. Efter några år av sparande och fundering så beslöt jag mig äntligen för att köpa mig en egen digital Leica när de lanserade M-E. Personligen så föredrar jag M-E över M9 på grund av fyra saker. 1. Den är billigare (ca. 15 000 kr, vilket blev pengar till objektiv). 2. Den saknar (den fullständigt onödiga) USB-porten, vilket jag anser är överflödigt då jag ändå alltid stoppar in SD-kortet rakt in i datorn. 3.
  • Pros: Billigare än M9, utan att kompromissa bort något viktigt Läcker färg
  • Cons: Inga
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

BlayneE, Yandex
3 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Купил почти сразу после начала продаж и был разочарован. Такая серьёзная компания - и такой сырой продукт.
  • Pros: При ярком освещении неплохое качеств фото, стильный дизайн, хороший зум, качественная сборка, довольно удобна в эксплуатации
  • Cons: Нет не то что HD - даже 480p видео, что является огромным недостатком; нет встроенной вспышки, обязательно нужно отдельно таскать модуль - минус компактность; даже на дешёвых мыльницах больше настроек того же таймера - несерьёзно, господа; быстро садится аккумулятор; при слабом освещении качество фото резко падает
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