Safari Stylish: Now You Can Get That Leica in Khaki

Should you’re going to hold a digital camera generally considered jewellery, it’d as effectively match your model. And now you will get a Leica in khaki.

Leica makes wonderful cameras. However they’re, effectively, loopy costly. Often, they’re small, innocuous, and matte black. As a former skilled photographer, I type of regard them as a Rolex to your neck — very useful, not very versatile, however a daring statement-maker.

So what does a khaki Leica say? To me, it says, “I actually need one thing to match my birding safari outfit.”

If this sounds such as you, learn on. We’ve acquired the deets on the Leica Q Khaki, a limited-edition $5,000 digital camera that goes oh so effectively with a multipocketed khaki vest.

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Leica Q Khaki

First issues first: The Leica Q is a cool digital camera. You may get one in typical black for about $500 cheaper.

For that, you get a full body sensor and glued Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 lens. I’ve by no means held or operated this digital camera, however from the specs alone, I can inform one factor: It’ll be horrible for birding. Bummer, as a result of as a vogue assertion, it’s very on level.

The place it’ll excel is road images or to seize magnificent photos of your glamping tour.

Reviewers laud the 24-megapixel sensor for glorious element and ISO efficiency. It has a quick 10-shot burst mode for capturing fast moments. General, it’s a small, fast digital camera.

However at the beginning, it’s a Leica: Lovely, efficient, however not very versatile.

And on this case, very, very khaki.

So if you already know a birdist (birder?) who wants a digital camera to match their multipocketed vest, ship them this hyperlink. Leica will solely make 495 of those subtly daring cameras worldwide, so act quick!

By Sean McCoy

Editor-in-Chief Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up searching and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman within the Caribbean, the place he discovered crusing and wooden-boat restore. Based mostly in GearJunkie’s Denver workplace, McCoy is an avid path runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.

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