Word Origin and History for leica
1925, proprietary name of cameras made by firm of Ernst & Leitz Gesellschaft, Wetzlar, Germany.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for leica
Throughout the 1930s, Cartier-Bresson visited Eastern Europe, Italy, Spain, Spanish Morocco, and Mexico, equipped with a Leica.The True Henri Cartier-Bresson
February 13, 2014
James Balog's nature photography has received international acclaim, including the Leica Medal of Excellence.Extreme Ice Melt!
December 9, 2009
Davidson, who was a thin young man, quiet, and stealth-like with his Leica, spent a year photographing the gang members.Bruce Davidson's True Grit
November 5, 2009
Steve Parker, the district game protector, aimed his Leica at the carcass of the dog and snapped the shutter.Police Operation
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