Leica M Monochrom (Type 246) Digital Camera Review | Kyle Looney

These days, if you want to take a black-and-white photo, you simply dabble with Photoshop filters and call it a day. If you’re really feeling nostalgic, you can pick up some B&W film, only to realize how much of a pain in the butt it is. For people who find film to be too annoying and Photoshop unfulfilling, there aren’t many choices. Leica, manufacturers of gorgeous, anachronistic, uber-expensive cameras, tried to tap into this market back in 2012 with the release of the digital, black-and-white-only Leica M Monochrom. Three years later, Leica is back with an updated version, the new Leica M Monochrom (Type 246) (MSRP $7,450). This takes the original blueprint and updates it with a flurry of new features and performance improvements, such as a modern 24-megapixel full-frame sensor, HD video, and a much, much better LCD. While the improvements won’t make the new Monochrom more appealing to average users–the giant price tag all but guarantees that….

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Leica M Monochrom

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