It has never been easier to invest in a second-hand Leica camera

Leica Pre-Owned
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If you have dreamed of owning the best Leica camera or ever wanted to buy something from Leica but been discouraged by the price, that could be about to change. Leica US has now opened its new pre-owned products page on its official Leica US store.  

(Image credit: Rod Lawton / Digital Camera World)

This new pre-owned section of the Leica US store allows photographers to get a Leica product at a vastly reduced rate due to being an already used piece of equipment. But don't let that stop you from purchasing that Leica M10-R or 90mm APO Summicron you have always had your eyes on – in fact on some selected second-hand products you can even get a 24 month warranty from Leica!

The website states that you are getting just the same Leica quality but without any compromise, expect for price that is. "Before you hold one of our Leica Pre-Owned products in your hands, you can be sure it has gone through numerous checks. Selected Pre-Owned products receive in-depth inspections and come with a warranty certificate for up to 24 months. Leica pre-owned products are first-class quality, guaranteed by Leica."

You can also sell back to Leica! The company has been offering trade-ins for a long time now and sometimes that is the best way to get an amazing deal on either a new Leica camera or lens that you have your eye. "Every Leica has its unique value, and serves as an investment in your legacy. When trading in your Leica product, we ensure you receive the best value towards a credit when you switch to new Leica equipment. Trade in your Leica Q when you buy a Leica Q2, upgrade your Leica SL (type 601) to an SL2 or SL2-S, and more."

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.