Get 15% off digital gear, 25% off film gear at KEH

Today is the last day to take advantage of KEH's 15% off digital gear and 25% off film gear deal when you use coupon code IDEAL. This offer end at midnight tonight (September 29th). All Leica gear available at KEH can be found here.

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Leica presents new collection of premium leather accessories

Leica Camera announced a new collection of leather accessories (available for pre-order at Leica Store Miami):

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Scarlett Coten wins Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2016

French photographer Scarlett Coten honoured with Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2016 for series of photos entitled ‘Mectoub’ (© Scarlett Coten):

Winner of the Newcomer Award is photographer Clémentine Schneidermann with ‘The Unbearable, the Sadness and the Rest’ project (© Clémentine Schneidermann):

The two winners of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2016 have been announced this evening at an award ceremony and exhibition opening event in Berlin, attended by more than 300 guests from around the globe.

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Leica Q will not be replaced any time soon

Leica Q

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Reddotforum interviewed Peter Kruschewski during the 2016 Photokina show (product manager for the Leica Q and compact cameras) - a new Leica Q camera is not expected "any time soon", but we can be sure that this product line will be continued because of the success of the current Q model (currently in stock):

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The lens inside the new Sofort instant camera is made by Leica?

A reader (thanks Michael!) sent me this link to Engadget's article on the Leica Sofort instant camera - reportedly Leica made the lens for the Sofort and few other changes and modifications to the camera (flash, etc.):

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Happy 10th birthday digital Leica M

Today Leica Camera celebrates 10 years of digital M (the Leica M8 was introduced on September 14th, 2006):

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Leica at Photokina 2016

Leica did not impress their fans at Photokina like they have done in previous shows. Many M fans did not get what they have hoped for, but we have to understand the situation the camera industry is today: product life cycles are getting longer, budgets are cut and this is the case with many other companies, not only Leica. Either way - a new M and TL cameras are coming for sure and so is the new Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens.

Here is the list of new products Leica announced at Photokina:

Next are few videos, interviews and pictures from the Leica booth at the 2016 Photokina show:

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