Category Archives: Leica M Series

Breaking: new Leica M-A film camera and 28mm Summilux-M f/1.4 ASPH lens

Westlicht revealed the mystery  item for the “100 years of Leica” special auction: a boxed set with a new Leica M-A film camera based on the Leica MP, a Leica M Monochrom and 28mm, 35mm, 50mm Summilux lenses (including a new Leica 28mm Summilux-M f/1.4 ASPH lens, previously discussed here and here). For now the new MA and […]

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Leica M3 camera hands-on review (video)

A hands-on review of the iconic Leica M3 rangefinder camera by Kai from DigitalRev:

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New Leica MP and X2 olive limited edition cameras

New Leica MP Olive and X2 Olive limited edition cameras were announced in Japan to commemorate the opening of the Kyoto Leica store. Sale will start on April 1st. Additional details:

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Leica M8 camera teardown

Ephotozine published few images of a Leica M8 camera teardown. If you are interested in doing something similar, you can purchase this broken Leica M8 camera for “only” $965: Additional images:

Leica M8 camera teardown
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A Guide to Street Photography: Matt Stuart (video)

“Disappearing into the background is Stuart’s way of allowing funny and colorful scenes to unfold, uncontaminated by his presence. Shooting on a small camera is an essential part of the disguise. Although Stuart shoots digital for commercial commissions, his street photography is captured on a celluloid-format and entirely mechanical Leica MP.

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Leica working on a M8 firmware update for the APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens

In an email to a customer, Leica Camera confirmed that they are working on a new firmware update for the M8 digital rangefinder that will support the new Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 ASPH lens (currently shipping in the US for $7,195.00).

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Guest post: Japan, Australia, India and Nepal with a Leica M7

Today’s guest post is by Iain Parker ( who documented his trip to Japan, Australia, India and Nepal with a Leica M7: In May-August of this year my wife Ulyana and I went on our honeymoon, four counties in three months, Japan, Australia, India and Nepal. Ulyana is a painter and I am a photographer. […]

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