leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI brings photography back to its roots
 
leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI brings photography back to its roots
sep 17, 2014

leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI brings photography back to its roots

leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI brings photography back to its roots
all images courtesy of leica AG

 

 

 

at photokina 2014, leica AG celebrated the 60th anniversary of its legendary M rangefinder system with a commemorative limited edition: the ‘leica M edition 60’. reduced to only the essential features, the AUDI-designed device is the first digital camera to concentrate exclusively on the primary functions required for digital photography – shutter speed, aperture, focusing ISO sensitivity and replaces the camera’s display with an ISO selector dial. like the leica M3 from 1954, the latest release pays homage to the essence of photography and carries it back to its origins.

leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI pays tribute to the rangefinder system

 

 

the entire M edition 60 – including the visible metallic elements of the camera and lens – has been crafted in stainless steel, which is complemented by an anthracite-colored genuine-leather trim. in addition, it includes a camera protector, which was also created by AUDI design.

leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI pays tribute to the rangefinder system

the limited edition set consists of a leica M-P digital camera (type 240) and a summilux-m 35 mm f/1.4 asph. lens.

leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI pays tribute to the rangefinder system

the camera’s display has been replaced with an ISO selector dial 

leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI pays tribute to the rangefinder system

 the leica M edition 60 is limited to 600 examples worldwide

leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI pays tribute to the rangefinder system

the exterior components are crafted in stainless steel and complemented by a anthracite-colored genuine-leather trim

leica M edition 60 designed by AUDI pays tribute to the rangefinder system
like the 1954 leica M3 from 1954, the edition 60 pays homage to the essence of photography

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