On this page, I present my Leica X Vario equipment (status: beginning of August 2013 and mid-February 2014). Please note that the purpose for showing my equipment is to give recommendations to other Leica X Vario users or prospective users, not to boast with what I own.
Here is my Leica X Vario equipment from the beginning of August 2013:
Photo: My Leica X Vario equipment (status: beginning of August, 2013)
*) At enjoyyourcamera you can buy a full-metal lens hood (with cap) for 36 EUR, which looks very similar to the Leica version that it is meant to replace. Regrettably, I heard of this too late...
In December 2013, I bough a Peak Design wrist strap (Cuff) and a shoulder strap (Leash). For details see page Peak Design Straps.
Photos: Leica X Vario with Peak Design wrist strap (Cuff, left) and with shoulder strap (Leash, right) attached
In February 2014, I bought a Marumi achromat +5 to improve the quality of close-up photos ( and another one in June 2014 to achieve +10). The lens has a minimal filter thread of 52 mm, which required me to also buy a 43-52 mm step-up ring.
Photos: Marumi +5 achromat and 43-52 mm step-up ring
Photos: Leica X Vario with Marumi +5 achromat and 43-52 mm step-up ring
In March 2014, I bought a used black ThinkTank Retrospective 5 bag for my Leica X Vario equipment and some additional stuff (for example, binoculars, Ricoh GR, purse - but not all of this at once)...
Here is a first look at how I can fill the bag:
Photo: "Naked" Leica X Vario right after unboxing the camera
This is the "typical" camera equipment that I take with me on walks:
Photo: Leica X Vario with Protector, Olympus VF-2 electronic viewfinder, lens hood and shoulder strap
Photo: Leica X Vario from above - you can clearly see how much the lens protrudes
Photo: Rear view of the Leica X Vario (with protector and electronic viewfinder VF-2)