Leica CL

Oskar's Legacy

Some people say that if Oskar Barnack were to build a camera today, it would have the APS-C format.

The new Leica CL is the deliberate transfer of traditional values from patience, persistence and craftsmanship into the fast and modern world we live in. A companion. So compact and discrete that it fits in every hand and finds a place in every heart.

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  • Image quality

    It is agile, technically top notch, mechanically precise and represents a flexible APS-C System that meets every skill on eye level intuitively to make excellent image quality accessible.

  • EyeRes® Viewfinder

    With a resolution of 2.36 million dots, the integrated electronic viewfinder of the Leica CL gives you complete control of composition and framing, in every situation.

  • Design

    With its archetypal design, the compact Leica CL sets a new milestone in the more than 100-year history of Leica camera development.

  • Handling concept

    The Leica CL is an intuitive tool. All these controls are located in positions that enable photographs to be made without taking the camera away from the eye.

  • Mobility

    So compact and discrete, it fits in every hand. And in every heart.

  • Connectivity

    The integrated Wi-Fi module of your Leica CL enables wireless transfer of pictures to smartphones, tablets or computers

Tender are the Nighthawks
SARAH M LEE

Working with the Leica CL has been an interesting experience.

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I’ve been immersed in the world of the night bus for a few months now and have been working most Friday and Saturday night’s that I’ve been in London but always on my Leica M10 and with my Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4. I have to say I was completely delighted, and also surprised given it’s compact size compared to the mighty Leica M10, how brilliantly the CL performed.

Hola Chicas!
Anatol Kotte

In his series ‘Hola Chicas!’, he shows just how exciting a day in the life of the very busy TV-star and media-darling Jorge González can be.

Collage Anatol Kotte

I pushed my camera to the absolute limit all day long. I had to cope with a lot of difficult lighting situations. As it turned out, everything was possible and the camera was perfect.’ Anatol Kotte, well-known for his intense portraits of actors, actresses, musicians and politicians, accompanied Jorge González a whole day long – the outcome is a wonderfully multifaceted series that shows not only the public face of the star, but also reveals the real person behind the media hype that surrounds him.

Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm f/2.8 ASPH.

The Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm f/2.8 ASPH. is not only one of the most smallest lenses in its class, it also by far exceeds the imaging performance of its competitors.

With a length of only 20.5 millimetres, a weight of no more than 80 grams and fast autofocus, this wide-angle is the perfect ‘constant companion’.

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Open up new horizons

Exceptional imaging performance that’s visible in every picture: Leica has more than 150 years of experience in the development of precision optical instruments. The Leica APS-C System benefits from this vast store of expertise and uncompromising dedication to perfection.

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