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The Year of The M

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The Year of The M by Louis Ferreira (http://500px.com/LouisFerreira) Like many Leica faithful, I’m an M fan first. It’s one of the only cameras I have ever owned that compels me to get out and shoot. It’s also due for updating in the immediate future and I think we can make some predictions from the […]

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AMS acquires CMOSIS, the designer of the Leica M 240 sensor

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CMOSIS, the designer of the sensor inside the Leica M Typ 240 camera, was acquired by AMS. Back in 2013 CMOSIS was purchased by the private equity firm TA Associates. Here is the press release:

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The new Leica M à la carte website is now live (beta version)

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Together with the new M Typ 262, yesterday Leica Camera announced also a new digital M à la carte program. Several readers asked me for the new à la carte website. The official configurator is not yet active, but you can access the beta version located at a-la-carte-configurator.leica-camera.com (for now only in German, pricing in EUR): You can also leave […]

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New Leica M Typ 240 à la carte program announced

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Leica Camera announced new digital M à la carte program. The frame selector is optional and can simulate up to six different focal lengths. The video recording feature is also optional. The LCD can be covered with “Gorilla” or sapphire glass. Engravings and strap customizations are also possible. Three different body finishes are available (black […]

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Ralph Nelson’ Leica M4 cameras kit obtained by Leica Store Lisse

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A quick update on the story I ran few months ago on the Ralph Nelson’ Leica M4 cameras kit:

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Check out this Leica M Typ 801 concept camera

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Check out this Leica M Typ 801 concept camera I received from a reader – I don’t think the next M will look like this, but still an interesting design. What do you guys think? Here are the “desired” specs:

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