Leica Q: 24 MP Full-Frame Compact Camera

Leica introduces the Leica Q (Typ 116), a symbiosis of design and superior technology. A full-frame, 24 megapixel digital camera with a fixed, 28mm f/1.7 Summilux lens sporting ultra-fast auto focus and full macro capability. The Leica Q is almost noise-free and takes pictures which highlight details even in high ISO. The camera features a beautiful aluminum and magnesium alloy… Continue reading Leica Q: 24 MP Full-Frame Compact Camera

100 Years of Leica Photography

The German camera company, Leica has developed the first functional model of a small-format 35mm camera in 1914. The fact that it could easily be carried in a coat pocket revolutionized photography. An exhibition in Hamburg “Eyes Wide Open: 100 years of Leica photography” illuminates many aspects of small-format photography showing some 500 works. The exhibition… Continue reading 100 Years of Leica Photography

2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class First Look

Mercedes-Benz has pulled the cover off the 2014 S-class at a media presentation in Hamburg, Germany this week. The 2014 S550 comes with a 449 horsepower twin-turbocharged, a 4.7-liter V-8 with 516 lb-ft of torque. The new S-Class will launch sometime in September of this year with an estimated price of $95,000.

Miniatur Wunderland: Largest Model Railroad System

Located in Hamburg, Germany “Miniatur Wunderland” is the largest model railroad system and miniature community in the world. This amazing model is also one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country. On the 1.300 m² large layout, far more than a thousand trains, aircrafts, cars and ships move about throughout the day. It’s really like a… Continue reading Miniatur Wunderland: Largest Model Railroad System