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Using the Konica Minolta ACT-100 1.5x telephoto converter lens on the Leica Q camera

An update on my last post on attaching additional third party lens converters to the Leica Q camera – another option described here is using this old Konica Minolta ACT-100 1.5x telephoto converter lens with a 49mm thread that fits perfectly on the Q and gives an effective 75mm when using the 50mm crop mode: 28mm*1.5 = […]

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A limited number of refurbished Leica M-E, M9-P and Monochrom cameras available for sale in Germany

Leica Camera released a limited number of refurbished Leica M-E, Leica M9-P and Leica M Monochrom cameras for sale to Meister Camera in Germany (each comes with 1 year manufacturer warranty):

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Leica digest

→ Vintage lens review: non-retrofocus ultra-wide-angle lenses. → The $2,000 off instant deal on select Leica M camera and lens combos now turned into a mail-in rebate at B&H. Adorama still offers the direct savings on their website. → Huawei announced the P10 and P10 Plus smartphones with Leica branded cameras.

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The new Handevision full frame IBERIT lenses for Leica M mount are here

   I just received the 35mm, 50mm and 75mm f/2.4 Handevision full frame IBERIT lenses for Leica M mount. In the next few weeks I will be posting sample photos and comparisons here on the blog and on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Flickr). Check pricing and availability of the new Handevision IBERIT lenses at B&H and […]

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Leica’s basic financials for the past 5 years

Every German company of a certain size must release to the public some basic financial info (consolidated accounts and company’s accounts). The info can be found at bundesanzeiger.de – just type “Leica Camera” in “Suchbegriff” then click on “Suchen”. Here are Leica’s results for the past 5 years:

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017: Entry phase begins and international jury announced

Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017: Beginning of submission phase and announcement of members of the international jury Professional and up-and-coming photographers can submit entries to prestigious photographic competition from 1 March to 10 April 2017  The long-established competition for photographers from Leica Camera AG – The Leica Oskar Barnack Award – has reached the entry […]

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Many old Leica books and LFI magazines listed for sale on eBay

  The eBay seller Paper to Love currently has many old Leica books and LFI magazine listed for sale at decent prices. The full list of Leica related items from this store can be found here and here. See also: all Leica books listed for sale on eBay.

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