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    Leica M Monochrom Stealth Edition Announcement

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    Leica M Monochrom „Stealth Edition“ is a limited version of Leica M Monochrom (type 246), which was designed by Marcus Wainwright,  the founder and general director of the fashion brand Rag & Bone. A characteristic element of this model is a black matt body and the marks which light up in the darkness. 

    As the very name of the camera suggests, only monochromatic photographs can be taken with the use of this camera, which is also the case with the standard version. 


    The camera is equipped with the 24Mp CMOS sensor, without a low-pass filter, which has the dimensions of 23.9x35.8mm, as well as the Maestro image processor and 2GB buffer.

     

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    1). Leica M Monochrom „Stealth Edition“


    The camera enables work within the ISO range of 320-25000 and recording films in FullHD 1080p. The films are recorded in the Motion JPEG format, which is loved by Canon. 

    The 3'' LCD screen has the resolution of 921600 pixels. In the Live View mode, we can find the functions of focus enlargement and focus peaking, which enable precise adjustment of focus. 

     

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    2). Leica M Monochrom „Stealth Edition“


    The body is made of resistant magnesium alloy, whereas the upper and bottom parts are made of a milled uniform piece od brass.

    The camera is covered with a black matt paint. Most of the standard white letters on the buttons and other marks have been darkened and covered with a fluorescent paint which shines in the darkness.  

    A significant part of the body has been covered with a cowhide, which is supposed to ensure better adhesion during photographing.

     

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    3). Leica M Monochrom „Stealth Edition“


    Together with Leika M Monochrom (Type 246) in the „Stealth Edition“ version, the producer has also presented a dedicated lens - Summicron-M 35 mm f/2 ASPH. The lens has an identical design so we get luminescent marks and a black matt tube.

     

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    4). Leica M Monochrom „Stealth Edition“

     

    As the producer assures, only 125 of such sets will be manufactured. The camera with the lens shall appear on sale on 20 March. The limited set will cost $15750...

     

     


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