Leica MP still in production
I love Leica MP black paint as certain old things are to be loved, between the past and the future.
MP retains the metering system of the M6, which can provide an exposure indicator, and it will not affect the shooting when it is out of power. The MP shutter dial is similar to the M3.
Why does the Leica MP still in production?Why does the sun go on shining?
Black Paint Never Grow Old
Leica mp is available in black and silver. Many people like black paint because it will appear brass after a long time, that is beautiful.
I’m curious how many pictures have been taken to make it look wise. The years know the answer the days never know. Polished to leak copper, make it reborn, irritating and pulling wind. Black paint never grows old. ‘Black paint’ restores what ‘silver’ cannot repair.
Black Chrome vs Black Paint
Black paint was normally for special models and MP. Black paint is for users who don’t mind leaking copper.
Black chrome is real metal plated over the camera. It is for photographers who want their cameras to remain pristine. Black chrome has a normal black body, such as M5, CL, M4, M4-2, M4-P, M6, M6TTL, M7 and digital Ms.
2003 Hermès version, 35 f2 asph lens, 500 units.
2003 LHSA 35th Anniversary Model, 35mm f2 asph lens, fast film advancer, 1400 units.
In 2004, 600 Japanese customized black lacquered versions, 35 f2 asph, fast film advancer, and hot shoe engraved between 1-600.
In 2005, there were 500 Hong Kong customized MP CLASSIC black lacquered versions without light meter and no battery.
2005 MP3 500 black, 500 silver, M3 top cover, old Mp counter.
2006 m3J 200 units.
2007 Titanium coating MP, customized in Japan.
2009 50 units Ralph Gibson custom black chrome version 50 units.
2009 Customized Edition of the People’s Republic of China with summilux 50 1.4 asph, painted gold.
Customized for the 20th anniversary of the M3P Leica Store in Vienna in 2011, M3 styling, Noctilux 50 0.95 lens.