For the 100th anniversary: Limited Edition Leica CL "100 years bauhaus"

ByDaniel Camilo 2019-05-21 147

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, Leica presents the special edition Leica CL "100 years of bauhaus". In addition to the camera Leica CL, the lens Elmarit TL 1: 2.8 / 18 ASPH belongs to the set. Camera and lens are made in silver. There is also the matching leather strap with Bauhaus lettering. Limited to 150 copies special edition of the Leica CL is available from the end of May for 3750 euros.

Press release from Leica Camera AG:

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Limited special edition for the 100th anniversary: Leica CL "100 years bauhaus"

Wetzlar, 17 May 2019. Leica Camera AG celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus and presents the special edition Leica CL "100 years of bauhaus". The set includes the silver version of the CL camera, a lens Elmarit TL 1: 2.8 / 18 ASPH., Also in silver, and a shoulder strap. The camera leather cover and leather strap are embossed with the Bauhaus logo. This had Joost Schmidt, a Bauhaus student from the beginning, who has shaped the design of the Bauhaus like no other, designed in 1929 for the same-named, quarterly journal of the Bauhaus. Another peculiarity of the Leica CL "100 years bauhaus" is the discrete version of the Leica logo in black on the camera body. Together with the subtle Bauhaus embossing, the special edition is thus all about the Bauhaus-style, frills-free design following the "form follows function" principle.


The Leica CL "100 years bauhaus" will be available from May 27th. The edition is limited to a quantity of 150 copies and is available for a suggested retail price of 3750 Euro.


The Leica CL represents the combination of iconic design and advanced technology. As a compact system camera, it is a versatile tool for photographers who value impeccable image quality and an outstanding operating concept. With 24 megapixels, a fast autofocus and up to 10 shots per second, the Leica CL is the ideal companion for spontaneous shots. Among its outstanding features is its electronic EyeRes® viewfinder, which offers many advantages with an unobservable response time and a resolution of 2.36 million pixels. The image result is already visible in the viewfinder before triggering. Users thus have optimal control over the image design.


The CL convinces not only in the field of photography, but also with their video capabilities with a resolution of up to 4K. Thanks to the seamless connection to the Leica PHOTOS app, images can be quickly and easily transferred to the smartphone and shared on social networks.


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Added to this is the user-friendly operation. All essential controls of the CL are located on the top of the camera. In addition to the electronic viewfinder, two dials for aperture, shutter speed, ISO value and program selection are available. An additional top display immediately informs about all relevant values.


In addition to the Elmarit TL 1: 2.8 / 18 ASPH. The special edition also offers a comprehensive range of lenses for the Leica CL. Thanks to the newly created "L-Mount Alliance" with the partners Panasonic and Sigma, the Leica CL is also well prepared for future developments. It is compatible with all current and future lenses with the L-mount standard.

 

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