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Leica SL (Typ 601) Mirrorless Camera System Won the Prestigious 2016 TIPA Award – ‘Best Premium Camera’

The following video presents Leica SL with James Law – Vision from Leica Camera on Vimeo.

  • In this video the photographer James Law gives us an overview of the features which come with the Leica SL.

Leica recently announced the Leica SL mirrorless camera system won the prestigious Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) Award – ‘Best Premium Camera’.

Best Premium Camera Leica SL
This L-mount Leica has the classic form and ergonomics associated with the brand and a weather-resistant body made from two blocks of solid aluminium. It offers a 24MP full-frame CMOS sensor (with no low-pass filter) coupled with Leica’s engine from the Maestro II series and delivers an impressive ISO 50-50,000 range. The camera can shoot full resolution images at a rate of 11 frames per second and has a 2GB buffer that allows for up to 33 DNG or unlimited JPEG bursts. Viewing is enhanced via a 4.4MP EVF and a 2.95-inch LED touchscreen finder. It can also capture UHD 4K video at 30 and 25 fps and DCI 4K recording at 24 fps in Super35 mode.




LEICA SL voted the ‘Best Premium Camera’ at the 2016 TIPA Awards


The Leica SL mirrorless camera system has been honoured with the 2016 TIPA Award as the ‘Best Premium Camera’. Launched in October 2015, the Leica SL convinced an international jury of editors from leading photographic magazines with the new standards it sets in terms of speed, imaging performance, versatility and innovation in best Leica quality. The presentation of the TIPA Awards, now in its 26th year, will take place on 20 September 2016 in the course of the photokina fair in Cologne.

Learn more about the Leica SL.

You can buy the Leica SL, lens and accessories at B&H (prices are in USD):