Leica SL2 Owners Workshop (Part 1) – In Person


May 7th, 2022

Bellevue, WA
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JUNE 11th, 2022 

Los Angeles, CA

July 9th, 2022

Boston, MA
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If you need immediate training, you may register for our online bespoke session options with our Akademie instructors by the hour.


An in-person novice/beginner online workshop for current owners of the Leica SL2 System. 

Join Leica Product Specialists Ray Olson and John Kreidler as they  guide you through the process of understanding and using your SL2.  This is Part 1 of a 2 Part Series.  Designed for novice & beginner SL2 owners.  This introductory paced course will give owners the confidence to explore the camera deeper, get used to the functionality and overall navigation of using the camera.

The Leica SL2 is an incredibly customizable camera. The workshop will cover many topics, such as the various focusing modes available with L-Mount lenses, as well as with Leica M and R lenses, best practices for fast auto and manual focusing, and setting control for specific shooting scenarios, all giving you the experience to fully realize your planned shoots and capture unexpected life moments.

There will be a 1-hour break toward the middle of class & 15 minute breaks between each half.


  • Camera Layout, User Interface & Menu Overview
  • Intro to basic camera functionality.
  • Focusing Options
  • Customizing Controls & Function Buttons
  • Multishot Mode
  • Introduction to setting up User Profiles.
  • Leica Fotos Set Up
  • Recommended Accessories and Product Road Map

Current SL2 Owners novice to beginner levels and anyone interested in learning the SL2 System will benefit from this program.  Intermediate and advanced photographer will benefit if they need a refresher course or are switching from another camera system, and getting used to the design of the SL2 body.

Attendance is strictly limited to 12 participants, so be sure to sign up at your earliest opportunity.

RECOMMENDED PRE-REQUISITES: The SL2 camera system is a professional tool.  Basic knowledge in photography basics will be expected.   Though this workshop is to cover SL2 Owners of all skill levels, we strongly suggest a pre-requisite workshop in Photography Fundamentals for novice photographers. 

Registrants should have a basic understanding of camera technology navigation in general & have an understanding of the exposure triangle (ISO, Aperture, Shutter) with the demonstrated ability to navigate through the basic functions of their camera mechanics.

Part 2 of the series is designed for intermediate/advanced users and will explore the introduction to Capture One 21 tethering, and setting up your camera as a power user of the SL2.  Led by Ray Olson and John Kreidler.

If your workshop date is sold out or not available on a day & time you can learn, we do offer customized bespoke sessions here.

You can also be added to the wait-list of any program by sending an message to akademie@leicacamerausa.com

To Register, click below the City & Date.

Tuition: $299.99

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