$14,995.00/£14,000 is loads, even for a Leica. This Andy Summers ‘signature’ version is actually a Leica M Monochrom with a bundled Summicron-M f/2 35mm ASPH. lens, which might usually promote for round half that quantity.
It is a lot cheaper than Leica’s earlier £24,000 Lenny Kravitz Leica M Monochrom version, however then that was a twin-lens package with a Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH, and a Leica APO-Summicron-M 75mm f/2 ASPH.
That is no atypical Leica M Monochrom, in any occasion. The outside is adorned with a customized leatherette end created from a collage of Summers’ personal pictures and likewise boasts a shiny paint end, silver chrome controls and Summers’ signature engraved in crimson. Other than the included Leica Summicron-M f/2 35mm ASPH. lens (and classic spherical lens hood, you’ll get a Fender guitar-inspired digital camera strap (there’s a equally themed Fender Signature guitar, for those who’re ) and an OBERWERTH leather-based black system bag.
The Leica M Monochrom is exclusive amongst at this time’s digital cameras in having a monochrome sensor with no coloration filter array. It’s black and white solely – however with the benefit that you should utilize common black and white filters with none tonal degradation (common digital camera sensors begin to get a bit noisy when use channel mixing methods in software program).
Andy Summers has contributed to books and exhibitions throughout his 36-year photographic profession and works with all kinds of musical devices on his newest album, Triboluminescence.
The LEICA M MONOCHROM “Signature,” restricted to 50 units worldwide, is on sale now at Leica Shops and Boutiques for $14,995.00. Don’t count on any Black Friday offers.
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