Black and white cameras are a bit of a rarity, but those who use them generally swear by the way they render images. The new Leica M11 Monochrom rangefinder offers an impressive range of features paired with a top-of-the-line sensor, and it may just be the best black and white option yet.
Coming to you from Gajan Balan, this great video review takes a look at the new Leica M11 Monochrom rangefinder camera. Now the fourth generation of the company's black and white cameras, the M11 Monochrom brings an advanced array of modern features:
- 60-megapixel sensor
- No color filter array, allowing the camera to record only luminance for improved clarity, depth, and resolution
- Higher sensitivity range: ISO 125-200,000
- Triple Resolution Technology for 18-, 36-, or 60-megapixel output, with improved dynamic range and noise levels
- Maestro III Image Processor
- Electronic shutter of up to 1/16,000 s for working with wide-aperture lenses
- Automatic parallax correction and frame selection with options for 35mm/135mm, 28mm/90mm, and 50mm/75mm focal length pairs
- Live view electronic stabilization
- USB-C connectivity
Altogether, the M11 looks like quite an interesting and modernized camera that really calls to a pure form of photography. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Balan.