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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 […]

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Leica Q will not be replaced any time soon


Leica Q A photo posted by LeicaRumors 🔴 (@leicarumors) on Jul 17, 2016 at 2:44pm PDT 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 […]

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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, […]

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Dr. Andreas Kaufmann: “Leica will never enter the action camera market”

Dr. Andreas Kaufmann

In a recent interview at Photokina with Les Numeriques, Dr. Andreas Kaufmann shared his view about the future of the photography market:

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