Leica's Q2 Monochrom Reporter, a camera that only shoots in black & white

Leica Q2 Monochrom Reporter
(Image credit: Leica)

Following the successful launch of the Leica Q2 Reporter, a black and white variant of the camera is now also available: the Leica Q2 Monochrom Reporter.

With its particularly robust exterior, the model continues a long tradition of cameras that were specifically developed for press and reportage photographers – ensuring complete reliability, even in the most adverse conditions and you can now pick up this new Monochrom camera for £5,250 either at Wex or Leica UK. If you happen to be in Australia, this camera will set you back AU$9,090 direct from the Leica Store or for a touch less from Aussie retailer DigiDirect – available for pre-order right now.

Leica Q2 Monochrom Reporter | £5,250 at WexUK DEAL

Leica Q2 Monochrom Reporter | £5,250 at Wex
Тhе Rероrtеr vеrѕіоn оf the Lеіса Q2 Моnосhrоm ехhіbіtѕ аll the орtісаl capabilities оf thе оrіgіnаl vеrѕіоn but hаѕ hаd а mаkеоvеr. With а mаttе the fіnіѕh and ѕресіаl kеvlаr аrmоrіng, thіѕ mоdеl іѕ dеѕіgnеd fоr rеаl-lіfе, rіgоrоuѕ rероrtаgе рhоtоgrарhу.

Leica Q2 Monochrom Reporter | $6,295 at B&HUS DEAL

Leica Q2 Monochrom Reporter | $6,295 at B&H
B&H Photo in New York has also opened its pre-order page for the kevlar-coated full-frame Leica - with the promise that it is coming soon

Leica Q2 Monochrom Reporter | AU$9,088 at DigiDirectAU DEAL

Leica Q2 Monochrom Reporter | AU$9,088 at DigiDirect
If this camera is intriguing to you and you'd like to lay your hands on it, it's a touch cheaper than its official price at DigiDirect. There's no confirmed shipping date yet, but the new Reporter edition is available to pre-order in Australia now.

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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.