Leica M-D Typ 262 pre-order links, shipping starts this week

Many of our sponsors already have the new Leica M-D Typ 262 camera listed for pre-order (shipping will start later this week):

The waiting list at B&H and Adorama should be very short because they were closed for 10 days and they just added the listing on their websites.

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Leica galleries donating all profits from Lenny Kravitz Flash exhibit

Leica Galleries Donating All Profits From Lenny Kravitz – FLASH Exhibit to 100Cameras to Help Empower Children to Create Change Through Art

Nonprofit Organization 100Cameras to Receive $25,000 to Help Marginalized Youth Turn Their Photographic Stories Into Art for Sale

The Leica Galleries, Lenny Kravitz, Berlin-based art advisor and international agent Reiner Opoku and Ostlicht Gallery in Vienna, Austria are donating $25,000 in proceeds from the Lenny Kravitz – FLASH exhibit to 100Cameras, a nonprofit organization teaching marginalized children from across the globe to create change in their community through photography. The FLASH exhibit, which was on display during the December Art Basel Miami Beach fair, included a selection of 50 photographs taken by Kravitz with his Leica camera. The profits from the exhibit will be donated to 100Cameras to help support their next international project, Project006, and the organization’s Snapshot Project platform.

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The Leica Cine Discovery Prize will be awarded in Cannes on May 19th

La Semaine de la Critique  leica-camera-logo
On 19 May, the Leica Cine Discovery Prize will be awarded in Cannes During La Semaine de la Critique – part of the Festival de Cannes 2016 – Leica will be awarding its Cine Discovery Prize to newcomers in the world of short films.

Leica Camera AG is an official partner of La Semaine de la Critique du Festival de Cannes (taking place from 11 to 22 May 2016), one of the most influential film festivals in the world. Leica Camera AG and its subsidiary CW Sonderoptic GmbH are official sponsors of the Leica Cine Discovery Prize, which will be awarded as part of La Semaine de la Critique on 19 May and is endowed with a prize in the amount of 4,000 euros. With this prize, the two companies recognise young talents to the world of short films.

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Top 10 LeicaRumors posts for April 2016

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These are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts for April, 2016:

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New firmware updates for Leica M/M-P Typ 240, Typ 262, Monochrom Typ 246 released

New firmware updates Leica M Typ 240 262 Monochrom 246
Today Leica announced firmware updates for the following cameras:

Lust of new improvements in the latest firmware update:

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