Leica debuts $1,549 street camera kit with quick-fire 'flower petal' lens cap

Leica D-Lux 7 Street Kit
(Image credit: Leica)

Leica has unveiled a new version of its most affordable camera: the Leica D-Lux 7 Street Kit, which comes in a sleek black colorway, with a host of accessories including a COOPH wrist strap, hand grip, spare battery and nifty automatic lens cap with 'flower petal' design. 

New streetwise paint job and , of course, it's the same as the Leica D-Lux 7 – which is no bad thing, as we rate it as one of the best Leica cameras. Indeed, if you're looking for a great travel camera or a camera for street photography, the D-Lux 7 is a worthy option. 

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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.