A Little Leica M “Leica CL”

When I first heard that Leica CL is like a little Leica M, I thought that maybe it’s too bold exaggeration. But I got a chance to use it for a week, after a few days, I could totally agree with it.

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Left : Leica M10 Right Leica CL
Left : Leica M10 Right Leica CL

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Only when it works with M mount Leica lens, Leica CL deserve “a little Leica M” nickname. I took a lot of photos with both Leica M10 and Leica CL in one day, all day long, I failed to differentiate which photos are taken by Leica M10. Both are almost identical except Leica CL seems to produce more deep color contrast. (both are processed in RAW via Lightroom)

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Leica CL, Summicron-M 1:2/35 asph

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Leica CL has a great EVF finder. It is a way better than the one with Leica Q. So one can shoot easily in both bright day and dark night through EVF finder with a focus peaking assistance.

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Leica CL, Summicron-M 1:2/35 asph | High contrast monochrome from JPG image

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Leica CL’s JPG image quality is very good. It’s in fact much better than that of Leica M10. Leica CL support two types of monochrome image. I prefer high contrast black and white image.

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CL lens has fast AF performance. Leica CL is very small but powerful like Leica M. If you already own a Leica M with M lenses, this might be your perfect companion!

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Leica CL, Voigtlander 35mm F/1.4
Leica CL, Voigtlander 35mm F/1.4

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Check out my other blog for more Leica CL photos examples.

https://blog.naver.com/akinterv/221231596572