Inside the Leica factory, a photography tour

Wired magazine visited the Leica factory in Germany and had a look at the 1.800 parts that make up a camera and the $22.000,- flagship model. Check out their photo reportage.

“has been three years since the much-heralded release of the M8, the previous model in Leica’s M series, which was the first digital in the line (and a year since the M8.2 update). visited the Leica factory in Solms, Germany, before the M9 was released and looked behind the scenes to see how Leica builds its renowned cameras. Here’s a glimpse of the historic company, with photos of its meticulous manufacturing process and the looming digital crossroads that will determine its future.”

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