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Leica M Monochrom “Silver Engrave Japan” limited edition camera spotted on eBay

A used Leica M Monochrom “Silver Engrave Japan” limited edition camera is available for sale on eBay for $6,400. This model was announced in Japan in 2014 and only 30 pieces were produced. The original price was ¥972,000 (around $8,250). The Leica M Monochrome Silver Engrave model has a Leica logo engraved on the top. The same eBay store […]

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Today only: 15% off Leica sale at KEH

KEH is offering 15% off Leica sale for today only when you use coupon code LEICA03E. Here are some examples of the discounted items currently available for sale (the Leica section at KEH can be found here):

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Leica digest

→ Fotodiox handgrip for Leica M cameras (fits Leica M2, M3, M4, M4-2, M4-P, M6 classic, M6 TTL, M7 and MP cameras). Another option is the ML-Grip. → The new Meyer Optik Gorlitz Trioplan 35mm f/2.8 lens will also be available in Leica M mount (rangefinder coupling not supported/focusing only via live view). → Leica SL sensor measurements […]

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Kipon adapters for Leica M and SL mounts

Kipon now has a full set of adapters for Leica M and SL mounts (picture above: Summilux cinema lens + IB/E S35-FF 8K expander + KIPON PL-SL + Leica SL camera):

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Zeiss has no imminent plans for more updated ZM lenses (for Leica M mount)

At a recent photo gear show, a reader asked a Zeiss representative if the company is planning to release any updates to the existing ZM range of lenses or any new ZM lenses for Leica M mount and the answer was: no imminent updates or roadmap updates whatsoever, with the Distagon T* 35mm f/1.4 still […]

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Leica canceled Schmidt Marketing after 60 years

  This is a post by a reader on Leica canceling Schmidt Marketing in Asia after 60 years: So here’s a piece of dated but important news that’s worth sharing. Back in late November 2016, Leica announced that it’s not renewing the contract with Schmidt Marketing, which has been distributing and servicing Leica products in the […]

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Voigtlander Heliar Vintage Line 50mm f/3.5 VM lens for Leica M mount review

General Ever since Voigtlander announced their Heliar Vintage Line 50mm f/3.5 VM full frame lens for Leica M mount ($529), I was curious to try it out and when I had the opportunity to shoot with it for a few days, I jumped right to it. This lens uses a unique historical design to match some […]

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