Photographer Shunpei Osugi holding a Leica inside Leica Retailer Kyoto, the place his exhibition for ‘I see this world with Leica‘ is presently being held.

For those who thought Leica had been costly already, you may wish to pad your digicam financial savings account just a little extra for those who stay in Japan. Leica Japan has announced (translated) it should increase the costs of choose Leica merchandise beginning Might tenth.

Leica Japan has offered a really complete listing of the value will increase, embedded beneath, however the normal enhance is between 3% and 15% relying on the product. In contrast to latest value enhance bulletins from different digicam producers, Leica doesn’t present any specific causes for upping the value. But it surely’s in all probability secure to imagine elevated transportation and uncooked materials costs have had an have an effect on on the corporate’s backside line.

Under is the total (untranslated) doc displaying the value enhance for every product:

Now we have contacted Leica to see if this value enhance will lengthen to different areas and can replace the article accordingly after we obtain a response.

Leica’s assertion:

Leica Digicam Japan Co., Ltd. will revise the product value from Might 10, 2022 (Tuesday).

* Some merchandise should not topic to revision.

Merchandise ordered from the Leica On-line Retailer after Might tenth (Tuesday) will likely be delivered at a brand new value.

We look ahead to your continued patronage of Leica merchandise.

Click here for an inventory of price-revised merchandise