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Thumbs Up EP-1S                          
Available in Black, Silver, Steel Grey and M-E Grey
Now in our 6th year of production of Thumbs Up, match has returned to the fundamentals with the introduction of Thumbs Up EP-1S. Simple, compact, and effective, Thumbs Up EP-1S embodies all the features of the original Thumbs Up model 1 design but with the addition of the EP ("ergonomic profile") thumb rest. In 2012 the Silicone Rubber insert has been added and now spans the entire width of the Thumbs Up. This serves to dampen vibration, provide a more stable contact with the camera body and better protect the Leica camera body.
The EP-1S thumb rest incorporates the well proven 22 degree beveled EP grip. This profile provides the most efficient shape to hold the camera more securely and more comfortably. The special EP profile substantially reduces grip pressure and therefore camera shake.

Thumbs Up has been positively reviewed in Viewfinder(the journal of the Leica Historical Society of America) and Leica Fotografie International. Phil Askey of in his Leica M9 Hands-on Preview was also very impressed with Thumbs Up. The Luminous Landscape's Michael Reichmann describes Thumbs Up as "a purchase you won't regret for a second" in An M9 in Paris – A Field Review, and as "an invaluable and essential tool" on SteveHuff Photo. Our customers have also been enthusiastic (see our feedback page and
Above:  Marek Łańcucki of Poland sent this fine image of his Monochrom and Leica M9P with
Thumbs Up EP-1S
The cameras are superimposed on his countryman's remarkable work 'KEIKO', copyrighted image by (talented Polish photgrapher) Tomasz Gudzowaty.    Thank you Marek
Kristian Dowlings Monochrom with Thumbs Up EP-1S
Above: Thumbs Up EP-1S M-E Grey and Black Beep


Above: Thumbs Up EP-1S in Steel Grey




Above: Thumbs Up EP-1S in Black.

All logos are now embedded in the Silicone Rubber Insert.

This design leaves visible surfaces clear and descrete




Above:   Douglas Nelson's M9 with Thumbs Up EP-1S and Fish Boop.

See Nelson's work here:  The Nelson Touch






Fit and Finish

Amazing attention to design detail and fabrication; a good match for your Leica M



The remarkably stable Thumbs Up EP-1S


Thumbs Up EP-1S is compact and discrete and will quickly become a natural part of your Leica.

Thumbs Up EP-1S Steel Grey

Thumbs Up EP-1S Steel grey and Fish Boop




Above: Denis Santos' M9 with silver Thumbs Up EP-1S and Red Bug  2012



Below: Images of our Thumbs Up EP-1 2011


Above: Christian Dowling's M9-P with Black Thumbs Up EP-1  2011

CAD Rendering of the Thumbs Up EP-1 from 2010




Above: a CAD rendering of our original EP-1 from 2010



Above:  Christian Dowling's M9-P with Silver Thumbs Up EP-1 and Black Bip  2011



Above: Marek Łańcucki's steel grey  M9 with a TU-EP-1   2011