Leica SL

Fast. Direct. Mirrorless.

The Future
One look is enough

The Leica SL-System is the embodiment of the digital era in professional photography. As a mirrorless system camera with an electronic viewfinder and electronic shutter, the Leica SL impresses with versatility, ease of handling and robustness.

Its versatility is underlined by its maximized compatibility with lenses from other Leica systems. Discover the power of the moment. Discover the Leica SL-System.

I had to move quick to capture what I wanted with the ambient light I had available.
Jarle Hagen

The Sami people in Norway, photographed by Jarle Hagen

Jarle Hagen Blog

In the far north of his home country, the weather forced Norwegian photographer Jarle Hagen to stay a little longer than he had originally planned. The outcome of this is a series of intense character studies of a people that more than literally lives at the fringe of Norwegian society.

NEW: APO-Summicron-SL 75 mm f/2 ASPH.

Uncompromising performance at benchmark level

The new APO-Summicron-SL 75 mm f/2 ASPH. continues the long and successful history of Leica lenses. The Dual Syncro Drive™ with two ultra-lightweight lens elements enables extremely precise and almost silent autofocusing.

As with all SL-Lenses, AquaDura® lens coating ensures that you can rely completely on your camera system in all weather conditions.

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EyeRes® viewfinder Complete control at any time

The Leica SL is the world’s first camera conceived for professional photography to feature an electronic viewfinder. With a latency time below the threshold of perception, an impressive resolution of 4.4 million pixels and the largest possible viewfinder image, the EyeRes® viewfinder developed especially for the Leica SL gives you complete control over every picture you take.

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Full frame Highest picture quality under all conditions

The 24 MP CMOS sensor of the Leica SL has 4000 × 6000 pixels with a pixel pitch of 6 × 6 µm² on an active surface area of 24 × 36 mm. This means that you can depend on the imaging quality of a 35 mm, full-frame format. The omission of a low-pass filter ensures that the Leica SL delivers maximum image sharpness.

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High-speed Autofocus

Never miss a moment

Capturing exactly the right moment is not only essential in sport photography. When used together with the Vario-Elmarit–SL 24–90 f/2.8–4 ASPH. and the Leica APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90–280 f/2.8-4 zoom lenses, the Leica SL has one of the fastest autofocus systems of all professional cameras – including SLRs. The camera moves the focus from infinity to the closest focusing distance in less than 110 milliseconds.

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...it's a very comfortable camera, it makes everything easy and fast.
Fred Mortagne

Skateboarding in L.A., photographed by Fred Mortagne

Fred Mortagne Blog

The acclaimed skateboarding filmmaker and photographer Fred Mortagne, alias French Fred, stages the Element skateboard team in the urban outskirts of Los Angeles with his Leica SL.

Leica SL-Lenses
The new generation of professional lenses

Leica’s reputation for excellent lenses is unrivaled by any other brand. So it’s no wonder that the new Leica SL-Lenses also deliver unparalleled picture quality. In combination with one of the fastest autofocus technologies of all professional camera systems, working with the Leica SL-System is a totally new experience.

Thanks to a range of dedicated adapters, the Leica SL is compatible with virtually all Leica lenses ever made.

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