Following the recent partnership with fashion designer Paul Smith, Germany’s Leica Camera, the international manufacturer of photographic and optical products, has announced a special edition Leica D-Lux 6 digital compact camera in collaboration with G-Star, the Dutch denim pioneer.
Inspired by the iconic G-Star RAW fashion collection, the new Leica D-Lux 6 ‘Edition by G-Star RAW’ features a timeless and distinctive look, thereby making it a stylish accessory for the fashion aficionado who wishes to stand out from the crowd.
The body of the Leica D-Lux 6 ‘Edition by G-Star RAW’ is dressed in the typical RAW house style, and incorporates the slogan ‘LEICA BY G-STAR RAW… JUST THE PRODUCT’. The special edition’s leather trim sporting distinctive dots is also unique, and is the first time that this finish has been used on a Leica digital compact camera. They also provide an exceptional level of grip.
The Leica D-Lux 6 ‘Edition by G-Star RAW’ brings together a highly acclaimed product, cutting-edge design, as well as style, and comes as part of a dedicated set which features eye-catching and sought-after accessories exclusive to the new camera, highly-prized items which cannot be bought separately. These are namely a G-Star RAW branded and styled brown leather case which can be worn with elegant and matching shoulder and wrist straps.
The technical specification of the Leica D-Lux 6 ‘Edition by G-Star RAW’ is the same as the standard D-Lux 6 and combines a fast lens with a 1/1.7″ CMOS image sensor that is particularly large for this size of camera. With a zoom range of 24 to 90 mm (35 mm equivalent), the lens is ideal for a broad range of photography, therefore making the camera particularly versatile for applications spanning from macro shots and wide-angle architectural and landscape photography to photojournalism and portraits. The principal features of the D-Lux 6, which include automatic mode, manual settings and full-HD video, provide users with the ultimate creative freedom. Intuitive handling allows every moment to be captured with exceptional quality.
The Leica D-Lux 6 ‘Edition by G-Star RAW’ set is available now in the UK from authorised Leica dealers including the Leica Store Mayfair (www.leica-storemayfair.co.uk), priced at £850.00 inc. VAT.