Leica released many new cameras in 2019. Each of the newest cameras has its own advantages. One of the cameras released in 2019 is the Leica CL Edition Paul Smith. This is not the first time Leica has collaborated with world leaders.
Paul himself is a big figure from the world of fashion or rather a fashion designer. Initially, Paul Smith focused on men’s clothing, until finally Paul spread his wings into other realms, until he got the peerage from Queen Elizabeth II in 2010, thanks to his extraordinary work.
Before this Edition, Leica also collaborated with other famous personalities. Such figures as Clarence Leonidas Fender, founder of the famous guitar manufacturer Fender.
Not far from collaboration with Fender who issued a limited edition, Leica with Paul Smith also created a limited edition camera that only produced 900 units in the world. It was released late last year.
Paul Smith’s Leica CL Edition Design
The design of this edition certainly illustrates the characteristics of the designer. A discrete colorful camera, a special strap, a cleaning cloth with a Leica heritage photo collage camera equipped with an extraordinary compact 18mm TL lens – all packed in a superior box designed specifically by Paul Smith Design.
The design also has lines on the body of his exhibition. Smith’s touch is characterized by a line game with playful colors present on the upper body of the bright blue camera. Although at first glance it looks like a ‘toy’ camera, this camera still shows its luxury with the Leica logo. The Paulica Leica CL Edition design has vivid accent colors on the top and striped buttons on the bottom of the camera, and unique design elements with a hand-drawn sketch display.
At the top of the viewfinder of this CL Edition Design there is a picture of the eye. This is a marker that under the logo is a viewfinder to view images captured by Paul Leica CL Edition Design camera. Not to forget, the famous quote from Paul, which is “look and see” written on the screen of the Smith Leica CL Edition Design. In Smith’s signature handwriting along with his signature. This artistic highlight refers to Paul’s famous quote, “many people see, but often they don’t.”
After discussing the camera body that depicts Paul Smith. Now we will discuss the features of this Edition. For specifications there is no different. Still the same as the original version of this mirrorless camera armed with a 24 megapixel APS-C sensor that can be used to record video up to 4K resolution. Leica CL Edition Paul Smith also features fast autofocus. the ability to capture up to 10 frames per second and the EyeRes viewfinder.
High resolution means you will never miss a shot. The device also has an easy connection to the Leica FOTOS Application. So images can be transferred directly from the camera to a smartphone. For ordinary Instagram users like Paul, this is an important feature. This model uses a standard 18mm f / 2.8 Elmarit-TL ASPH lens – Paul Smith’s aesthetic designs are numerous.
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That’s the discussion about Leica CL Edition. This camera is only released by 900 units and can be purchased via the Paul Smith website. This camera is sold with a complete kit package and is priced at $ 3,995 USD. Which is the flagship of the Paulica Leica CL Edition design from Paul on the camera body. This product also intended for those of you who really like photos for Instagram. With a limited amount, are you the one that has this camera ?. What do you think about this camera ?.