Is there a doctor in the house? The new Leica has had some amputations. Only Leica could repackage the current M digital rangefinder camera removing the rear monitor and menu system and sell it as “pure photography” and make it £700 more expensive. An homage to film they say – buy yourself an M7 and a few rolls of Kodak Portra and revel in the beauty of pure photography…and buy yourself a 5 star holiday with the savings! Still, look at it – an object of desire no doubt.
Read more about the “doctor’s” philosophy here.