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Leica M Monochrome
8.1 out of 10

Leica M Monochrome

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Expert Review

3 July 2015
  • Summary: Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) review: Leica’s latest luxury promises uncompromising black and white image quality. Damien Demolder puts it through its paces. A digital camera that shoots only in black and white might seem mad, but Leica has embraced the idea and introduced an updated version of its...
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Overall 9
Design 9
Value for money 8
Features 10
Performance 10
Picture quality 10

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) Review

What Digital Camera
23 June 2015
  • Excerpt: The M Monochrom Typ 246 is the manufacturer's second model to shoot just black and white, but is it more than an expensive gimmick? Find out in our Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 review
  • Pros: Brilliant dynamic range; Large range of superb lenses; Basic and traditional controls similar to a film camera; High ISO performance
  • Cons: Viewfinder frame lines are only an approximation; Limited to monochrome; Prone to Highlight clipping
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Leica’s Monochrome Camera is a Good Idea From the Wrong Company [Leica M Monochrom]

The UberReview
22 June 2012
  • Excerpt: In case you hadn’t heard, Leica has a new camera that only shoots in black and white… and costs as much as a good used car. It is an unfortunate fact of life that the first thing people notice about a Leica camera is the exorbitant price tag, but when you have an $8000 monochrome camera then that is...
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Overall 8

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) review

TechRadar UK
30 April 2015
  • Summary: Leica's black-and-white-only rangefinder camera gets an upgraded sensor, screen and processor
  • Pros: Clean, detailed and finely textured images, Rugged build quality and a wonderful feel, Big viewfinder with easy rangefinder system, New screen, and live view in a rangefinder, The look, feel and design of the camera, but mostly the outstanding image quality it produces. The uncompressed raw files...
  • Cons: Limited dynamic range, Metering leaves highlights burned out, Awkward exposure compensation button, Frame guides aren't always accurate, The worst thing for most people about the Monochrom (Typ 246) will be the price. The kit I want, a body and three lenses, costs £12,750 which is a serious pile ...
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Expert Review

15 May 2015
  • Summary: Die Kamera-Kult-Marke Leica polarisiert, seit dem sie 1998 den Sprung in die Welt der Digitalfotografie gewagt hat. Anstatt eigene Digicams ins Megapixel-Rennen zu schicken, wurden erst Fuji- und später Panasonic-Kameras als Leica-Modelle gekauft.
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Leica M Monochrom im RAW-Test

color foto
1 May 2014
  • Summary: So schlägt sich die Leica M Monochrom im RAW-Test: Dank sehr hoher Grenzauflösung und kaum existenter Texturverluste wirken die Schwarzweiß-Aufnahmen der Leica M Monochrom detailreich, allerdings im Vergleich zu den von der Kamera verarbeiteten JPEGs weniger kontrastreich, knackig und scharf.
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Leica M $8,000 monochrome digitalkamera

22 June 2012
  • Excerpt: diese Leica digitalkamera macht “nur” 18 megapixel monochrome fotos mit einer ISO einstellung von bis zu 10.000. mehr informationen: leicarumors.com , ohgizmo.com
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