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  • Contemporary photographers are used to being able to immediately check the fruits of their labour
  • Contemporary photographers are used to being able to immediately check the fruits of their labour
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Leica M Edition 60: revising the digital camera

Over 27,800 photos are uploaded to Instagram every minute, and 1.8 billion photos are shared via smartphones and tablets daily. Leica is attempting to buck the trend for instant gratification with the launch of the Leica M Edition 60 camera – which doesn’t have an image display.

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In 1954, Leica released the camera that would become its flagship model: the M60. The production of the camera was so successful that it spawned an entire line, the M-series, which is still in production 60 years later. [1] To mark the 60th anniversary, Leica announced its digital counterpart, the Leica M Edition 60. The digital version looks almost identical to the analogue film-loading original – including the fact that it doesn’t have a image display. [2]

While contemporary photographers – amateur and professional alike – are used to being able to immediately check ...

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