Excerpt: I owned the original Leica Monochrome for a couple of years and liked the images that it produced. The new camera takes pictures as good or better as the first generation (it does have about 25% more pixels).
I do wish that Leica would equip these with a high resolution electronic viewfinder.
Excerpt: I am a street photographer. I shoot digital and film, mostly in black and white. I've owned the original CCD sensor Leica M Monochrom since it was first released. And although it could not simulate B & W film, it actually came pretty close with the appropriate filters.
Excerpt: My second article on the Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 "Old School is the New School" http://www.overgaard.dk/leica-M-Monochrom-Type-246-Digital-Rangefinder-Camera-black-and-white-sensor-page-27-Old-School-is-the-New-School-Menu-Settings-of-the-Leica-M246.html Leica M 246 in Munich, by Thorsten...
Excerpt: (the full version of the review with all the sample photos can be found on my blog) http://rosmil-photography.com/review-leica-monochrom-typ-246-camera/ The Leica Monochrom (Typ 246) is a very unique camera.