Introducing the new Leica Q2 007 Edition Camera, designed to celebrate the release of No Time To Die (2021). Limited to 250 pieces, the camerahas anelegantly minimalist designcombined withLeicas signature excellence.
The makers.Leicas partnership with British cinemas longest-running film franchise has seen the cameras play a role both on set and behind the scenes. InNo Time To Die, Leicacameras are seenin Bonds Jamaican home and the Leica Q2 can be seen in Qs London home.
Setting a brand new benchmark in the world of compact digital cameras, the Q2 has a sensor that delivers 95% more resolution than the original Q. The new 47.3 megapixel, full-frame sensor and newly developed Maestro processor capture lifelike detail in imagery, 4k video resolution and offers ISO sensitivity settings up to 50,000. Paired with the Summilux 28mm lens with a 1.7 f-stop, the Q2 delivers unmatched image quality, even in low lighting conditions. True to its reputation as one of the best cameras for street photography, the Q2 can autofocus on a subject in under 0.15 seconds. The camera’s new and improved processor now also allows continuous shooting modes with up to 10 frames per second at full resolution.
Backstory.The concept of a Leica and 007 partnership began with Michael G. Wilson, Producer of the James Bond film series together with his sister Barbara Broccoli. A leading expert on 19thcentury photography, Wilson founded The Wilson Centre for Photography and his passion provided the natural spark for the collaboration.
Details.Made in Germany, each limited edition camera will be individually numbered andcomes in a handcrafted attache case designed by the British luxuryluggagemakers Globe-Trotter. Inspired by the bespoke Globe-Trotter cases that feature inNo Time To Die, both the camera case and camera are finished in the same Ocean Green leather colourway. This special editionLeica Q2features the iconic 007 logo on the deck cap and the famous Bond gun barrel design on the lens cap.
Specifications and Box Contents.
47.3 MP full frame sensor, dust and spray waterproof (IP52**), HighResOLED electronic viewfinder (3,68 megapixel), 28 mm prime lens (Summilux 1:1,7/28 ASPH), Fast Auto Focus (0,15s), 4K Video, Bluetooth for easy connection with Leica FOTOS App, ISO 50 50.000, high-resolution touchscreen.
Q2 handgrip in black with green leather, size L fingerloop for handgrip, Q2 black thumb support, black with green leather carrying strap, lens cap with special engraving, Globe-Trotter green leather case, AC adapter andUSB cable.
Dimensions.Case is 399 x 302 x 150 mm.