Tagged Leica

The Art of Crafting a Leica Camera

Great video from Leica highlighting the meticulous craftsmanship that goes into each Leica Camera: Watch the making of the Leica M9-P »Edition Hermès« — Série Limitée Jean-Louis Dumas, introduced in Berlin at the “LEICA – DAS WESENTLICHE” on May 10, 2012. This limited edition is a celebration of the friendship and collaboration between Jean-Louis Dumas, …

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How A Leica Lens Is Made

I love getting into the tech of cameras. Digital cameras nowadays are incredibly sophisticated, and perform in an amazing range of situations. To illustrate the complexity of the process of creating a camera lens, here’s a quick video from Leica. Hopefully someday I’ll be able to use one of these when I get my hands …

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Cross Section Views of Leica Lenses

Here’s a cool cross sectional view of a high quality Leica lens, showing just how many glass and metal elements to into creating the finished product. Of note in this view, you can see how much actual structure is required around the glass elements, to make everything function correctly. Cross Section Views of Leica Lenses …

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