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The new Leica color filters for B&W are now in stock

Leica M Monochrom filters

The new “specially calculated” Leica color filters for B&W are now in stock at Leica Store Miami (yellow, green, and orange available in E39 and E46). This new set of filters were announced together with the M Monochrom Typ 246 camera. Additional information is available here:

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Leica Q app v1.1 released with support for iOS 9


Leica camera released a new version 1.1 of their Leica Q app for iPhones and iPads with added support for iOS9. Download links: iPhone | iPad.

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Coming soon: MS Optical 35mm f/1.4 APOQUARIA lens


Mr. Miyazaki of MS Optical in Japan has another new Leica M-mount lens coming out soon: the tiny but fast 35mm f/1.4 APOQUARIA. The tentative price is ¥100,000 (tax not included, or around $831). See previous MS Optical lens models | See MS Optical lenses available on eBay. Via Hayata camera lab, Tokyocamerastyle

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Annie Barton camera straps for Leica cameras


Annie Barton is a new(er) brand (since 2010) that manufactures cameras straps and other accessories. Their products are currently available at the Leica Boutique PRA Perth (Australia) and Reddotcameras (UK). Here are few more of their models:

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Richard Seymour: Photographing Leitz Park with the Leica S (video)

Leica S Typ 007 medium format camera 4

Richard Seymour, British industry and architecture photographer, was one of the first to try out the new Leica S (Typ 007). He went to Leica Camera AG’s headquarters at Leitz Park to test the camera out. In this video, he talks about his photographic approach to shooting architecture, the focus on modernity in his work […]

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Two new Voigtländer VM lenses: 10mm f/5.6 Hyper-Wide-Heliar and 12mm f/5.6 Ultra-Wide-Heliar III


Today Voigtländer announced two new lenses with VM mount: 10mm f/5.6 Hyper-Wide-Heliar (new model) 12mm f/5.6 Ultra-Wide-Heliar III (replacement for the previous model) Shipping of the new lenses will start in Spring of 2016. Here is the press text from Voigtländer:

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New: MGR “Ultra Fit” leather case for Leica M240/M240-P/M246

MGR Production released a new Ultra Fit leather case for Leica 5

MGR Production released a new “Ultra Fit” leather case for Leica M240/M240-P/M246 cameras. Two different options are available – with and without a handgrip on the front:

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