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Rome, Italy. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4.  © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
   
 
   

The Leica TL2

By: Thorsten Overgaard. July 10, 2017.

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Leica TL2: A professional camera that is as simple as an iPhone

 

The Leica T was announced in 2014 as a totally new camera concept. Leica Camera AG had made up 10-12 concepts internally for a future camera not based on any previous ideas, but an entirely re-invention of photography.

 

A man reading a real book without screen. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. 6400 ISO. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
A man reading a real book without screen. So unusual I had to take a photo of it. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. 6400 ISO. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

The idea obviously was to see what a new take on photography would look like; but also to stop adding to 100+ year-old concepts and instead ask themselves, "How would we make camera if this was the first we ever made?"

With the introduction of the new Leica TL2 (2017), the whole Leica T (2014) concept has been turned upside-down and equipped with enough power to run a small island. In short, the Leica TL2 is an extremely well-working camera.

Here is my first video-review, hands-on field test:


July 10, 2017: My Leica TL2 video review, hands-on field test.

 

 

"I'm back, Baby!"

The concept was promising when it came out in 2014, but the downside of the concept (that otherwise had waxed enthusiasm worldwide) was that the camera was slow in responding and had a slow and sneezing auto-focus. Not even the next 'generation', the Leica TL, addressed those issues. But the Leica TL2 does.

With other successful concepts being presented, the Leica SL and the Leica Q, some even predicted that the Leica T series was a dead-end. Not so, apparently.

 


Paris, France. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

The Leica TL2 and the Leica Q.
The Leica TL2and the Leica Q.

 

A needed intervention was done in the headquarters in Wetzlar, Germany, and in all secrecy a team have been addressing all the issues needed to turning the Leica TL into a slick, fashionable real camera.

I was not a big fan of the Leica T. Actually, all in all, I never paid any serious attention to it. But two things made me consider to try to take on the Leica TL and make it work:

One was that the optical designer at Leica, Peter Karbe, would always mention the Leica T lenses as great lens designs. Great lenses for a "small consumer camera" – that made me curious. Why would they make such great lenses for a camera that didn't matter?

 

Espresso in New York. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Espresso in New York. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

The Leica TL2 and the famous Leica M

Leica Camera AG wouldn't exist if it wasn't for the innovative Leica "small camera" (the current Leica M) that was introduced back in 1925, which came with the world’s best lenses. In fact, the Leica M was so innovative that that camera concept shaped the photography industry all the way until present time. The current Leica M10 is perfectly close to the original 1925 invention. Despite many other successes at Leica Camera AG, the Leica M camera and lenses still stands for 60% of the overall income.

So here comes the second reason I wanted to use the Leica TL: Back in January 2017 the CEO of Leica Camera AG said in an interview that the Leica T concept camera is very important to the future of Leica Camera AG.

 

Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Slick, Slick, Slick

There are many innovations inside the Leica TL2 that would impress if one knew about them. The uni-body aluminum design that makes a sturdy body that allows for effective production, a light camera, and the aluminum body allows heat from the sensor and electronics to distribute easily (always a problem in digital cameras).

But the truth of the matter is that I'm not very interested in the inside of a camera. What I see is a slick black body that doesn't have any unnecessary buttons or features. It's easy to use, and it makes great photographs.

 

29th Street in New York. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
29th Street in New York. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.


The Leica TL2 changes everything. Forget the Leica T and the Leica TL. When I had people try my Leica TL2, they asked me what was so great about my Leica M10 that I didn't ditch that one and just kept using the Leica TL2.

If you have a Leica M you will know this is an insult to the entire evolution of man. It's like asking NASA why they make rockets.

 


Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Nathalie Csorvasi in Frankfurt. Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Summilux-SL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

If you don't know the Leica M, well ... I'm afraid you might ask the same question. "Why do you have that other camera when you can use the Leica TL?"

It is, in fact, a relevant question, and one I haven't come up with an answer for yet. Old love, I guess, and I'm too stubborn to even start to consider it. Except I know ... it is a valid question.

 

Ready for adventure with the Leica TL2 (Typ 5370) and Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4 (here with the E60 ventilated shade designed by Von Overgaard). Specifications: 24 MP, 100-50,000 ISO, 4K video, 32GB internal memory. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Ready for adventure with the Leica TL2 (Typ 5370) and Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4 (here with the E60 ventilated shade designed by Von Overgaard). Specifications: 24 MP, 100-50,000 ISO, 4K video, 32GB internal memory. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Who is the Leica TL2 for..?

I have found Leica M photographers considering the Leica TL2 as an extra camera, and I have found Leica SL users asking if it would be a good backup camera for the Leica SL (as they both have 24MP sensors and can use the same lenses), and I've had children loving the Leica TL2 to bits.

 

Out and about in Hollywood with the Leica TL2. © Thorsten Overgaard.
Out and about with the Leica TL2. © Thorsten Overgaard.

 

I think the ease of use is what attracts, and not what camera system (or which smartphone) you come from.

There are the cameras that enable you to take photographs, and there are the ones which do not.

I think - looking at it in retrospective - that if you can pick up a camera and the pictures you take come out so well that you are surprised and feel accomplished, that is a great camera. But reality is that most cameras that are supposed to make quality pictures are so complicated, so heavy, and demand so much prior knowledge of the user, that the result will always be depressing.

 

Diner 101 in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Diner 101 in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

That's what makes photography new with the Leica TL2. You can make great photographs without having to know 100+ years of photographic history.

If you can use an iPhone, you can use the Leica TL2. But on the other end of the touch screen sits a real camera that makes real photographs.

 

Mercury Cougar 1969. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Mercury Cougar 1969. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Should I get the Leica TL2..?

The Leica TL2 is basically a really good 24-megapixels digital camera, operated as simple as an iPhone (1st generation when they were actually simple and intuitive to operate).

The Leica TL2 skips all the traditional photographic controls and features and cut straight to the chase. It's so minimalistic that I find even the elegantly designed Leica Q looking complicated! (No, I didn't expect that!).

 

Girls in Rome, Italy. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Girls in Rome, Italy. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.


The Leica TL2 sums up the image quality experience that Leica Camera AG has gained since first introducing a 24MP sensor on their main camera, the Leica M, in 2013. The whole lineup of Leica cameras (except the medium format Leica S) currently feature 24MP sensors, which is a relief because 18MP basically is enough, and anything above 24MP is overkill that slows down the necessary computer editing accompanying any digital camera.

 

Portrait in Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Portrait in Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

All the sensors in the Leica cameras are different, but they follow the same philosophy and aim for the same look. When Leica started making sensors back 15 years ago, they aimed at having sensors that emulate the look of the classic Kodachrome film: "The last known standard for great colors we know," as they said. An unusual approach in digital photography where most seem more occupied with the electronic parts than the images the sensor is supposed to make.

 

Oscar-winning film director Bille August, Denmark. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Oscar-winning film director Bille August, Denmark. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

 

To be continued ...

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As always, feel free to send me an e-mail if you have questions, comments or suggestions.

 

Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

How to use the Leica TL2 menu

Leica Camera AG made this video that shows how to work the menu of the Leica TL2


 

 

Leica TL2 Picture Library

As I keep adding more to this article, you might want to look at some sample photographs from the Leica TL2. Here are some of the many photos I have made with the Leica TL2

The beautiful street, via Giulia in Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
The beautiful street, via Giulia in Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

 

Sarah Jessica Parker in New York, second day on set with director Fabien Constant, filming the romantic drama "Best Day of My Life". Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Sarah Jessica Parker on 6th Ave in New York, second day on set with director Fabien Constant, filming the romantic drama "Best Day of My Life". Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 


Crop of the above converted to black and white using my Leica M10 presets: Sarah Jessica Parker on 6th Ave in New York, second day on set, filming the romantic drama "Best Day of My Life". Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Crop of the above converted to black and white using my Leica M10 presets: Sarah Jessica Parker on 6th Ave in New York, second day on set, filming the romantic drama "Best Day of My Life". Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

 

Bar del Fico in Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Bar del Fico in Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.



Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

 

Copenhagen Airport. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Copenhagen Airport. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

The da Vinci bridge in Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
The da Vinci bridge in Rome. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Corné van Iperen with the 28mm Summaron-M f/5.6 on his Leica M. Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Corné van Iperen with the 28mm Summaron-M f/5.6 on his Leica M. Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 


Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Inside a Mercury Cougar in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Inside a Mercury Cougar in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

 

Classic Mercury Cougar in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Classic Mercury Cougar in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Mercury Cougar in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Mercury Cougar in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaar
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Korea-Town in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Korea-Town in Los Angeles. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

My desk. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
My desk. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Behind a wedding shoot. Leica TL2 with Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Behind a wedding shoot. Leica TL2 with Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.





Princess Joy Villa. Leica TL2 with Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Princess Joy Villa. Leica TL2 with Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

The Leica TL2 with Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4. using a Leica M to T Adapter and Leiac M to R Adapter. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
The Leica TL2 with Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4. using a Leica M to T Adapter and Leiac M to R Adapter. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Princess Joy Villa. Leica TL2 with Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Princess Joy Villa. Leica TL2 with Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 


Hollywood at night. 6400 ISO. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Hollywood at night. 6400 ISO. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.



Mexican cowboys at night in Hollywood. 6400 ISO (the colors are from different colored LED light sources; with no intention on getting skin tones right!). Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Designer Matteo Perin at Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood with 3200 ISO. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Designer Matteo Perin at Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood with 3200 ISO. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Early morning. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Early morning. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

Chateau Marmont Hotel hallway in West Hollywood with 12,500 ISO. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Chateau Marmont Hotel hallway in West Hollywood with 12,500 ISO. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.


Designer Matteo Perin at Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood with 3200 ISO. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Designer Matteo Perin at Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood with 3200 ISO. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

My desk. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
My desk. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

Griffith Observatory at 7 AM. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Griffith Observatory at 7 AM. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Griffith Observatory at 7 AM. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Griffith Observatory at 7 AM. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

Macro with the Noctilux (using an OUFRO adapter). Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Macro with the Noctilux (using an OUFRO adapter). Leica TL2 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.



New York City skyline. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
New York City skyline. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.


Workers in New York. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
Workers in New York. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.




 

 

   

 

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Signed Prints   Ventilated Shade for older Leica 35mm/1.4 lenses
Mega Size Signed Prints   Ventilated Shade for Leica 50mm Summilux-M ASPH
Mega Size Signed Limited Prints   Ventilated Shade E43 for older 50mm Summilux
Medium Size Signed Limited Prints   Ventilated Shade for 35mm Summicron-M ASPH
Small Size Signed Limited Prints   Ventilated Shade for older 35mm/f2 lenses
Commisioning Thorsten Overgaard Worldwide   Ventilated Shade for 50mm Summicron lenses
Thorsten Overgaard Archive Licencing   Ventilated Shade for Leica 28mm Summilux
Vintage Prints   Ventilated Shade for current 28mm Elmarti-M
Photography Books by Thorsten Overgaard   Ventilated Shade for older 28mm Elmarti-M
Home School Photography Extension Courses   Ventilated Shade for 75mm Summicron (coming)
Overgaard Workshops & Masterclasses   ventilated Shade E55 for 90mm Summicron
Artists Nights   Ventilated Shade for 28mm Summaron
    Ventilated Shade for 24mm Elmarit
Gallery Store Specials   Ventilated ShadeE60 for 50mm Noctilux and 75/1.4
 
     
   
     
     
     
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
   
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
     
   
     
   

 

   
     
     
   
     
   

 

   
     
     
   
     
Above: Rome, Italy. Leica TL2 with Leica 35mm Summilux-TL ASPH f/1.4. © 2017 Thorsten Overgaard.
 

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Thorsten von Overgaard is a Danish writer and photographer, specializing in portrait photography and documentary photography, known for writings about photography and as an educator. Some photos are available as signed editions via galleries or online. For specific photography needs, contact Thorsten Overgaard via e-mail.

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