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Leica M digital rangefinder

Buddhafield: shooting with the Leica M type 240 (guest post)

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Recently I  purchase the new Leica M. Updating my Leica M9. With all digital cameras I have owned in the past 12 years and used professionally i have tended to push them as far as they go. There really is no point pussy footing around. I really can’t stand the comments about noise, It is like grain. […]

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Leica multifunctional handgrip M now in stock

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The Leica multifunctional handgrip M is currently in stock at B&H. A silver Leica M 240 is currently in stock at the Leica Store Miami.

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Silver Leica M 240 camera now in stock

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A silver Leica M 240 camera is currently in stock at the Leica Store in Miami. The availability and pricing on eBay is also getting more reasonable. The silver M 240 is listed as “temporarily out of stock” on Amazon, which is also an indication that they will be getting a new shipment soon.

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CMOSIS, the maker of the Leica M 240 sensor, to be acquired by TA Associates

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CMOSIS, the maker of the Leica M 240 sensor, will be acquired by the global growth private equity firm TA Associates. No other details of the acquisition were provided. Here is the full press release:

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“Dummy” Leica M type 240 firmware update 2.0.0.12 released

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Leica released a new “dummy” firmware update 2.0.0.12 for the M type 240 rangefinder, but you don’t have to really upgrade if you already have version 2.0.0.11:

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Die Welt: “Leica’s nightmare is Sony”

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Few weeks ago the German magazine Die Welt published an article called “Leica’s nightmare is Sony” where they discussed the new a7/a7r mirrorless full frame cameras from Sony (currently in stock at B&H). The only real similarities between a Leica M and Sony a7 are the full frame sensor, small body size and the ability to use Leica M lenses. […]

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Leica M camera designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson for RED sold for $1.8 million

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The Leica M custom made camera by Jony Ive and Marc Newson for (RED) sold for $1,805,000 at Sotheby’s charity auction in New York (hammer price with buyer’s premium). The camera was initially expected to reach $500,000 to $750,000. The (RED) auction at Sotheby’s raised a total of $26.2 million to fight AIDS in Africa.

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