The New Leica Q (TYP 116) Full Frame Compact

Leica Camera proudly introduces the Leica Q (Typ 116), a symbiosis of design and superior technology. With its fast autofocus lens, easy and intuitive handling, the Leica Q gives the photographer the creative freedom that makes the difference. With a full frame sensor and the Summilux 28mm f1.7 ASPH lens, the Leica Q is ideal for street, architecture and landscape photography.

Key Features

  • Full-frame 24 MP CMOS Sensor
  • Summilux 28mm f1.7 ASPH with macro-mode
  • Fast autofocus
  • Live-View and Focus Peaking
Integrated electronic viewfinder
  • Easy, instinctive use with touch screen control
  • Full HD video
  • Integrated Wi-Fi
  • Magnesium alloy body with aluminum top plate
  • Made in Germany
  • Adobe® Lightroom® available as free download

The Leica Q  is available for pre-order for $4250. however it is excluded from the current 12% savings promotions.

Leica Q Accessories

A range of accessories has been designed for the Leica Q. These accessories reflect Leica’s principle of reduction to the essentials and are characterized by functional designs and ease of use. Made of premium materials, these accessories protect the camera, increase its versatility, provide reliable support in every photographic situation and expand the creative scope.

Protector – Made of fine quality Italian leather, it protects the camera from unfavorable conditions without hiding the control elements. The leather is embossed in the same diamond design as the camera’s leather trim. The protector provides a matching look and provides extra grip. The bottom flap on the protector has an integrated compartment for an extra SD memory card. The magnetic clasp makes it easy to access the SD card and the battery compartment of the camera.

Ever ready case – It is made of embossed leather and provides all-around protection for the camera. By folding down the front flap of the case, the Leica Q is ready to capture the next decisive moment. The front flap has a separate compartment for storing an extra SD memory card. The magnetic clasp allows quick access to the SD card and the camera’s battery.

Day Bag – The day bag is made of premium calfskin leather and has dedicated compartments for storing a tablet PC (up to 9.7 inches), a smartphone (up to 5.5 inches) a wallet and a SD card.



Hand Grip & Finger Loop – The handgrip ensures safer and steadier camera handling. The leather covering of the handgrip is elaborately embossed with a high-quality diamond pattern that offers a safer and steadier handling of the Leica Q and is an asset when shooting one-handed. Finger loops available in three different sizes, small, medium and large are recommended for easier handling when using the hand grip.

Display protection foil set – The display protection foil set consist of a foil, an optical cleaning cloth and a screen cleaning pad. The display protection foil is made in Germany and provides effective protection agains scratches and dirt that could potentially damage the touch screen. The foil reduces glare significantly and allows pictures to be viewed with high contrast and clarity in bright light without any disturbing reflections.

Holster – The Leica Q is protected in the leather holster and is available in a flash. With patented multi-angle connector and a rip-resistant adjustable belt, the holster lays flat against the body regardless if the user is wearing a T-shirt or padded jacket. The holster can be used when a handgrip is attached to the Leica Q.





The Leica Q is compatible with the following current accessories :

  • Leica Handgrip (#19505) and Finger Loops (#14646, 14647 & 14648)
  • Leica UVA Filter (E49) (#13328)
  • Flash SF 26 (#14622)
  • Leica Tabletop Tripod (#14100)
  • Leica Ball Head 18 (#14108 ,14109, 14110 & 14112))
  • Leica Ball Head 24 (#14113)
  • Leica Ball Head 38 #14114)
  • Set of three quick-change plates for ball heads 24/38 (#14115)
  • Leica Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod (#14101)
  • Leica Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod (#14101)
  • Artisan & Artist Edition for Leica (#14883, 14884 & 14885)
  • System Bags (#18844, 18761, 18746 & 18748)
  • Carrying Straps (#18776, 18777, 18836 & 18837)
  • Hand Straps (#18782, 18783, 18838 & 18839)
  • SD & Credit Card Case (#18538 & 18539)

Leica Announces the New Summilux-M 28mm f1.4 ASPH

Leica has announced the Summilux-M 28mm f1.4 ASPH. Once part of a limited edition set, the new Summilux-M 28mm f1.4 ASPH is now available for purchase. Priced at $5,950. and available for order now at Camera West.

  • Optics : ten lenses in seven groups including an aspherical lens-element and a floating element
  • Focus range: 0.7 m to infinity
  • Lens hood: external thread with stop for screw on lens hood (included)
  • Filter : E49
  • Length: approx. 3.2 inches
  • Weight: approx. 15.5 ounces,4-ASPH

Great Savings from Leica

Leica Camera is pleased to announce for a limited time only, a 12% savings on all Leica products except for the just announced M Monochrom, the Leica M-P Set Safari, the Leica M-P Correspondent by Lenny Kravitz, the 35mm2.0 Asph. Black Chrome, and the 50mm1.4 Asph. Black Chrome lenses. This promotion from Leica is due to the current strength of the US dollar against the euro and is available now through May 31st, 2015.

Don’t miss this great savings opportunity!


Leica Camera proudly presents the new Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246), the first and only digital camera that captures raw black and white images in both stills and video. Reduced to the essentials for true, authentic and direct black and white photography, the Leica M Monochrom provides images with extremely low noise at even the highest sensitivities, with per-pixel sharpness that cannot be duplicated with standard color sensors. The Leica M Monochrom is truly an unique camera.

Features :

  • 24 megapixel CMOS sensor
  • Outstanding imaging performance with low noise up to ISO 25,000
  • Live-View and focus peaking
Large buffer memory with the Leica Maestro processor
High quality full-HD video function
  • Body made of high-strength magnesium alloy and solid brass top and base plates finished in black chrome to match the black chrome lenses announced earlier this year
  • Sapphire crystal glass cover plate and 3” LCD
  • Access to Leica’s legendary range of M lenses from 16 – 135 mm
New filters solely for the Leica M Monochrom widening your creative possibilities
Compatible with all the accessories for the Leica M (Typ 240) including the EVF 2
Access to R lenses with Leica M-Adapter-R for both stills and video
A free download to Adobe Lightroom

Pre-order yours today at the Leica Boutique Rancho Mirage and the Leica Boutique Walnut Creek. Available mid-May for $7,450.00.

Lenny Kravitz Designed Leica MP Unboxing

Watch as we unbox the Lenny Kravitz designed Leica MP – one of just 125 produced worldwide.

Leica in collaboration with musician, actor and designer Lenny Kravitz has produced a special edition camera the Leica MP Set “Correspondent” by Lenny Kravitz Design. This edition includes the digital rangefinder camera Leica MP and two classics among the Leica lenses – the Leica Summicron-M 1: 2/35 mm ASPH. and the Leica Summilux-M 1: 1.4 / 50mm ASPH. Delivered as you will see in a custom case.

If interested in purchasing this unique set, please contact us a Camera West.