Follow me as I explore one of Victoria’s most spectacular sites with the new Leica SL. For me, the SL’s extensive feature-set, has set a new benchmark within the professional camera segment with its incredible combination of speed and optical performance. Watch this video, filmed in 120fps in Full HD 108p and discover the capabilities of the Leica SL. Learn more about the Leica SL here: bit.ly/LeicaSL
Yesterday I was fortunate to meet with the two Stefans of Leica Pro Design: Stefan Schulz - Head of Product Management Professional Photo System, and Stefan Skopp – Product Manager SL-System.
The LEICA SL (TYP 601)
By now you’ve probably heard of this new autofocus camera and system from Leica Camera – the Leica SL. There have been rumours milling around social networks and forums for weeks and speculation was at an all-time high. Most of the rumours initially pointed to a new M camera, possibly with autofocus. This rumour then changed to an interchangeable lens mirrorless camera based on the Leica Q, which isn’t too far off. Indeed, the Q really surprised many of us when it was launched because it was Leica’s first real success at nailing autofocus, by meeting and exceeding the performance of competing products. It’s clear that Leica’s technological partnering with Panasonic has been a very good match as it’s allowed Leica to catch up to the competition, and in the case of the freshly announced SL, possibly leapfrog it!