Category Archives: Leica M-E

Why I Choose The Leica M: Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed, Focal Point

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Starting today Louis Ferreira ( will start contributing articles to Leica Rumors. His first post addresses why he selected the Leica M system: During the transition to digital I tried many camera systems and read many articles to find a camera that fit me, but when the first digital M hit the market I was intrigued. None of […]

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Leica Camera’s official response on the M9 sensor white spots/corrosion issue

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Leica Camera has issued an official statement on the Leica M9 sensor white spots/corrosion issues I reported earlier:

Leica Camera official response on M9 sensor white spots corrosion issue
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Leica M9 sensor white spots/corrosion issues reported

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For the past few weeks l-camera-forum members have been reporting strange white spots/corrosion issues on Leica M9 cameras – see this and this thread for more details. Similar problems have also been reported for the M9-P, M-E and M Monochrome models. The white spots are probably due to corrosion on the top cover glass (Schott S8612) of […]

Leica M9 sensor white spots corrosion issues reported
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Leica rumored to announce a M-E camera replacement

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Leica is rumored to refresh the current M-E model ($5,450.00) in the next few months (most likely at Photokina in September). The new camera will be called M-S or M-E2 and will have the same 18MP CCD sensor with updated LCD screen and new battery (probably from the M 240).

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Adobe Lightroom 4.3 and Camera Raw 7.3 released with Leica M-E and R lenses support

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Adobe Lightroom 4.3 (download links: Win | Mac) and Camera Raw 7.3 were released today with support for Leica M-E and the following Leica R lenses:

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Leica M-E trade up promo

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  Dale Photo & Digital announced a trade up promo that will continue through the end of the year, until December 31. If a customer purchases a new Leica M-E from Dale Photo & Digital, they will guarantee a $4700 trade-in credit towards the purchase of a new Leica M when it becomes available. The purchaser must […]

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Leica M-E, D-Lux 6 and V-Lux 4 cameras now shipping in the US

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The Leica M-E, D-Lux 6 and V-Lux 4 cameras are now shipping in the US and are currently in stock at B&H. There is still no exact release date for the new Leica M camera.

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