Bullet-proof camera! The Leica M10-P Reporter packs kevlar armor

Bullet-proof camera! The Leica M10-P Reporter packs kevlar armor
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UPDATE: The Leica M10-P Reporter – Leica's special edition camera coasted in bullet-proof kevlar armor – is now in stock. 

Designed to honor photographers in war zones like Gabriele Micalizzi, whose Leicas saved his life, the Leica M10-P Reporter was born of executive Andreas Kaufmann's "little bit of a weird idea: can we do a camera which really saves your life?"

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.