The Leica M Edition 60 is Display-Less for an Analogue Aesthetic

By: Meghan Young - Sep 17, 2014
References: leica-camera & theverge
The Leica M Edition 60 celebrates the 60th anniversary of the iconic Leica M3 camera. To pay proper homage to this creation, it goes back to basics to give people an analogue experience that is nevertheless still enhanced by today's technological advancements.

For instance, the Leica M Edition 60 has no display, which forces people to look through the viewfinder in order to frame each picture. Of course, it still boasts a sensor and electronics that reflect the state of the art of contemporary camera technology. The company says in a statement, "Instead of the constant distraction of technical features and the checking of menu settings and controls, they enjoy the freedom to concentrate completely on their subjects. With this concept, Leica is once again the synonym for an art in which technology plays a role subordinate to the essentially creative aspects of photography."