Leica Q Snow

Feb 14, 2018

Category: Gear

Leica’s cameras are particularly well suited for being released in special, limited edition colorways. Their bodies are so spare and clean that they almost look like the platonic ideal of a camera. As a result, it isn’t hard to see these classic bodies as a kind of canvas. In fact, just in time for the Olympics, Leica did just that with their limited Q ‘Snow’.

Released in collaboration with Louri Podladtchikov, a Swiss Olympic gold medalist and Pyeongchang Olympic competitor (unfortunately he had to withdraw from competition due to an injury) in the men’s halfpipe, the entire body of the full-framed camera is made to be stark white with its pale leather body and silver anodized trim. Other than an updated look and a special aluminum shoe, the camera features all the same top-tier specs you’d expect to see from the Q; a 24 megapixel CMOS sensor, an ISO of 50,000, and the ability to record full HD video in 30FPS. Only 300 of these will be made available starting in March of this year.

Purchase: $5,395

More From Gear

This Dual-Screen FHD Laptop Was Made For On-The-Go Gaming

Lightweight, powerful, and made to dominate the digital battlefield.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner

Dango's TK-01 TREK Brings Modularity To The Modern Field Watch

This adaptable timepiece changes the game for utilitarian wearers.

Posted By Chris West

Partner
Featured Image

The James Brand’s Holcombe Is A Sleek Titanium Multi-Tool Carabiner

An EDC key holder with a pry-bar and screwdriver.

Posted By

Aug 21, 2019

Featured Image

The 12 Best Waterproof Backpacks

Haulers tough enough to survive through any weather.

Posted By

Aug 21, 2019

Featured Image

The North Face Back To Trail Collection Is Full Of 1990s Nostalgia

A seamless unison of outdoor and urban principles.

Posted By

Aug 21, 2019

Featured Image

The 12 Best Seiko Watches For Men

Superb & stylish watches from the 138-year-old Japanese brand.

Posted By

Aug 21, 2019