Leica M8.2 Review

September 11, 2009 | Kevin Carter |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Leica M8.2 from around the web.

professionalphotographer.co.uk »

Leica has a unique camera on its hands with the M8.2. Those working in reportage, press documentary and travel could use a tool like the M8.2 successfully alongside their existing DSLR set-up to good effect, capturing scenes they might otherwise miss. The blend of old and new is just right. It feels like you are ‘making’ pictures with the M8.2, not just ‘taking’, or ‘capturing’ them. I really hope to see a Leica M8.3 in the future and that the huge improvements in image noise control that we’ve seen in DSLRs recently can be incorporated here too.
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stevehuffphotos.com »

Yes I did it! I sold my Chrome M8 and bought a new black paint Leica M8.2. I always wanted a black paint version after owning a black paint LEICA MP a few years ago, and I can now say without a doubt in my mind that this is the most beautiful digital camera ever created. PERIOD. The M8.2 has been out for a while now, but since I do not get free cameras sent to me, it took me a while to get one and I am just now writing about it.
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