- The new Leica S case now shipping in the US.
- New leather half cases for Leica M cameras.
- Leica Camera has a special CLA deal for US M8/M8.2 owners:
"You can now improve the value of your camera. Leica Camera USA is offering for a limited time only, a tune up special for the Leica M8 and M8.2 cameras.
Our factory trained technicians using original spare parts will clean your camera, calibrate sensor, rangefinder, and metering system (small parts included). Pixel mapping and sensor cleaning are also part of this full service offer.
Leica Camera offers a one year warranty on all work performed together with a certification card. Cost $350 (Usual price, $475). (This offer does not include major components, rangefinder, CCD, main board and monitor.) This offer is only valid in North America from now through September 15, 2012."
- Video about Henri Cartier-Bresson's visit to Bucharest:
- Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012 interviews and award ceremony:
“I was always looking for something which is very close to people and photography is the kind of medium that allows you to be very close to life.” - Piotr Zbierski
Piotr Zbierski, winner of the 2012 Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award for his portfolio "Pass by Me," talks about how he became interested in photography and why he enjoys shooting people above any other subject.
"I'm basically a vampire photographer. I don't come out during the day." - Frank Hallam Day
Frank Hallam Day, winner of the 2012 Leica Oskar Barnack Award for his portfolio "Alumascapes," reveals how he came to take his winning photographs in the woods of Florida and gives insight into his approach to photography.
Frank Hallam Day, winner of the 2012 Leica Oskar Barnack Award for his portfolio “Alumascapes,” and Piotr Zbierski, winner of the 2012 Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award for his portfolio "Pass by Me," accept their awards on July 3, 2012 in Rencontres d'Arles, France.