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The Leica M Photographer by Bertram Solcher

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Introduction

What you are holding is a book about Leica M-series cameras, yet it doesn’t go into detail on the various camera types, models, and functions. This is pretty unusual!

The aim of this book is to communicate to you, the reader, the endless fun I have had during more than 30 years of shooting with Leica M cameras, and to help you find the same joy and satisfaction using your Leicas.

I have used many models over the years: I began with an M2 then switched to an M3. I initially skipped over the M4 and worked with the M6 for while before backtracking and acquiring an M4 as a backup body. I tried the M7, loved the MP, tested the Digital M8, and now shoot using an M9 and the M (Typ 240). If you are technically minded, you are probably thinking ...

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