Tamarkin Camera offers the very best serviceService is paramount today, as always, and we provide the finest service available – from expert appraisals to helping you choose the perfect gear for you and your style of photography., expertiseWe offer the most extensive knowledge base and have used virtually every piece of Leica gear brought to market since 1925. Ask us – we’ll answer every Leica question you have. and photographic gearTamarkin Camera sells only the best. Period. We offer the finest hand-made state-of-the-art and vintage photographic gear available – Leica camera, Fogg Specialist bags and Tamarkin Camera Leather Straps. on the planet.

300 West Superior Street, Suite 202
Chicago, Illinois 60654

(800) BUY-LEICA    
(800) 289-5342
(312) 642-2255 telephone
(312) 642-2292 fax

Monday-Friday 9 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10 am - 2 pm
Also, open by appointment

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Tamarkin Camera is an authorized Leica Camera and Sport Optics dealer with a showroom in the River North Gallery district in downtown Chicago. We are also mail-order Leica dealers. Within our showroom is The Rangefinder Gallery, which showcases images made with the legendary Leica M camera.

Leaders in Leica expertise and service, Tamarkin Camera sells more Leica per square foot than any Leica dealer in the world.

Buying & Selling

If you would like to buy an item or simply have a question, please call us.

Tamarkin Camera prefers personal contact with our customers, which is why you will not find a shopping cart on our website. We find that direct contact between us and our customers is paramount, especially when a item is used or collectible.

The Legendary Leica M

What's New

Fogg Specialist Bags - made for the Leica

Fogg Specialist Bags are made by hand in France and are individually numbered. Designed with the Leica system in mind, Fogg offers the very finest camera bag on the planet. "Functional, strong and handsome" has been the guiding motto for more than 25 years.

  • The Last Waltz
  • Fogg B-Sharp $550
  • Fogg B-Laïka $525