Leica firmware reboot makes SL2-S an even better video camera

Leica SL2-S
(Image credit: Leica)

Along with recent firmware updates to the M10 generation cameras, Leica also announced a new update to the SL2-S range. With firmware 3.0 it sees the SL2-s extent is video capabilities and be able to record and output Cine-4K RAW at 60p, along with a 12-bit 4K RAW via HDMI to external recorders like the Atomos Ninja V or Blackmagic's Video Assist 12G HDR.

To see the new workflow in action, take a look at the video below with cinematographer Levin Mundinger taking the new 12-bit recording for a spin on a personal project.

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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.