Leica CL

Dream Big. Pack Small.

Leica CL, black anodised
Leica CL, black anodised Leica CL, silver anodised

The Leica CL represents the juxtaposition of iconic design and advanced technical standards.

This portable system camera is a versatile everyday tool for photographers that delivers pristine image quality and sensory satisfaction.


Leica CL silver
Classic design

In addition to the black model, the versatile system camera - the Leica CL - is now available in silver. While its technical specifications are identical to those of its black counterpart, the design of the new version sets itself apart with the classic combination of black and silver. The top plate and the baseplate are silver anodized. The black leather trim has been maintained.

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The control elements on the top plate are finished in silver. The silver versions of the TL-lenses are the perfect addition for your Leica CL, to support your individual style of photography.

Discover the new silver version right now.

Tender are the Nighthawks

Working with the Leica CL has been an interesting experience.

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I’ve been immersed in the world of the night bus for a few months now and have been working most Friday and Saturday night’s that I’ve been in London but always on my Leica M10 and with my Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4. I have to say I was completely delighted, and also surprised given it’s compact size compared to the mighty Leica M10, how brilliantly the CL performed.

Hola Chicas!
Anatol Kotte

In his series ‘Hola Chicas!’, he shows just how exciting a day in the life of the very busy TV-star and media-darling Jorge González can be.

Collage Anatol Kotte

I pushed my camera to the absolute limit all day long. I had to cope with a lot of difficult lighting situations. As it turned out, everything was possible and the camera was perfect.’ Anatol Kotte, well-known for his intense portraits of actors, actresses, musicians and politicians, accompanied Jorge González a whole day long – the outcome is a wonderfully multifaceted series that shows not only the public face of the star, but also reveals the real person behind the media hype that surrounds him.

Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm f/2.8 ASPH.

The Leica Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH. is not only one of the smallest in its class, it also by far exceeds the imaging performance of its competitors.

With a weight of only 80 grams, a length of just 20.5 millimetres and four asphericals in its optical design, the extremely compact Elmarit-TL 18 mm f/2.8 ASPH. wide-angle lens delivers outstanding imaging performance.


Leica TL-Lenses
Masterpieces of optical design

The exceptional imaging performance of Leica lenses has evolved from more than 150 years of experience in the development of precision optical instruments.

The lenses for the APS-C System are naturally also characterised by our dedication to optical perfection.


L-Mount A new era of creative freedom

For the first time in the history of digital photography, a cross-format lens mount standard has been established that allows lenses made by different manufacturers to be used on each other’s system cameras.


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