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Leica Camera ship new LEICA M8 rangefinder camera with Capture One LE - Phase One have today announced that Leica’s brand new rangefinder camera - the LEICA M8 - is now shipping with Phase One’s award-winning Capture One LE workflow.
September 18th, 2006, Copenhagen, Denmark: Phase One® and Leica Camera AG have engaged in cooperation in order to provide the best image quality for LEICA M8 owners. Therefore, Leica’s brand new rangefinder camera: LEICA M8 ships with Phase One’s award-winning Capture One® LE workflow.
The Capture One workflow is included in the LEICA M8 box as a CD with a license code. The Capture One LE license is cross platform (Windows® and Mac® operating systems) and includes 2 computer activations and one free major LE update.
A Great Combination for the professional Photographer
Rainer Bültert, Product Manager M-System, Leica Camera AG, adds: “The LEICA M8, Leica’s first digital rangefinder camera, is aimed at professional photographers and photo enthusiasts. We want to ensure that all M8 owners get the best image quality from their LEICA M8. We tested Capture One as the best converter to meet the high Leica demands in terms of color quality and resolution”.
Trine Voss, VP Sales & Marketing for the Capture One product line says: “Capture One LE is aimed at photographic enthusiasts and professionals, which makes it a perfect match for the LEICA M8 camera. We are of course very pleased that Leica chose to include Phase One technology in their product box, and we will make sure that our conversion algorithms are optimized for LEICA M8 files”.
Phase One will be exhibiting at Photokina later this month - Hall 4.1, Stand G030/F031.