Voigtländer VM 10mm f/5.6 lens US pricing announced, finally available for pre-order

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The US pricing of the Voigtländer VM 10mm f/5.6 is $1,099 and the lens is finally available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. Here are the lens technical specifications:

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The rumors about a new M mount camera with CCD sensor are back again

Remember the rumors about a new M mount camera with CCD sensor from a few months ago? Well, they are back - Prosophos.com just published a few new sketches of this mystery camera:

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Here is some of the information we know from previous Prosophos.com posts:

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Ralph Gibson masterclass at the Leica Store San Francisco

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Leica Store San Francisco announced a new 3-days masterclass with photographer Ralph Gibson. For additional information, please fill up the form below:

Here is the full press release:

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Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens proof of life

I reported the first rumors about a new Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens back in May. It seems that we are now getting closer to the official announcement of this lens because the product page already exists: if you go to http://de.leica-camera.com/Fotografie/Leica-M/M-Objektive/Summaron-M-1-5,6-28-mm you will get access denied page (403 Forbidden):

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instead of the regular "404 not found" that usually comes up when you type a wrong URL, for example: http://us.leica-camera.com/Photography/Leica-M/LeicaRumors:

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Leica rumors recap (Photokina 2016)

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Leica booth @ Photokina 2014

We already know there will be at least two new Leica cameras (made in Germany) announced during Photokina show in Germany next month. Here is a recap on what to expect:

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Second Leica camera registered at the Indonesian Communications Agency

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After the "8854", a second Leica camera was registered at the Indonesian Communications Agency under the code name "3656". This means that at least two new Leica cameras will be announced at Photokina next month (both made in Germany).

Via Nokishita

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Many good deals on used Leica M lenses

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An unusual amount of used Leica M lenses are currently listed in the B&H used department and most of them are in 9 or 9+ and 10 condition:

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The full list of all used Leica products can be found here.

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