LEICA (short for 'Leitz Camera') is a German manufacturer of high-quality cameras and lenses known worldwide among photographers and photography enthusiasts for their uniqueness and quality. Since 1986, the company, formerly known as Ernst Leitz GmbH, has operated solely under the name Leica, achieving international recognition under this name. There are several reasons why Leica lenses are considered exceptional:
Leica lenses are renowned for their outstanding optical quality. They are carefully crafted and deliver exceptional sharpness, clarity, and detail. This enables photographers to create razor-sharp and impressive images.
Leica places great emphasis on craftsmanship and precision. The lenses are handcrafted in Germany by skilled professionals who excel in their craft. Each lens undergoes meticulous inspection and testing to ensure it meets the highest quality standards.
The brand’s tradition
As mentioned earlier, the Leica brand boasts a rich tradition and a long history in photography. This tradition and heritage shape Leica's philosophy and are infused into each lens.
Unique Leica look
Leica has always been known for its innovative design that combines functionality and aesthetics. The lenses are compact and lightweight, making them ideal for various shooting scenarios. Their timeless design is a hallmark of Leica and is appreciated by many photographers.
High light intensity
Many Leica lenses have a wide aperture, meaning they excel in low-light conditions, making them particularly useful for portrait photography and low-light shooting.
Diverse selection of products
Leica offers a wide range of lenses with various focal lengths and characteristics. If it’s in silver chrome or black paint finish. From wide-angle to telephoto, from macro to specialized portrait lenses, there is a suitable lens for various photographic needs and styles – and you can find a wide selection of them here at MINT & RARE Online Shop by Jo Geier.
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Elmar, Elmarit, Hologon, Noctilux, Summarex, Summitar, Summicron, Summilux, Super-Angulon, Telyt, Thambar, Xenon and many more: In the MINT & RARE Shop, we offer some of the most sought-after Leica lenses.