Category Archives: Leica M9-P

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

Pin It

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 […]

Life on a Bike
Also posted in Guest posts, Leica M, Leica M-E, Leica M-P Typ 240, Leica M9 | 2 Comments

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

Pin It

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
Also posted in Leica M-E, Leica M9 | Tagged | 21 Comments

Leica M9 sensor white spots/corrosion issues reported

Pin It

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
Also posted in Leica M-E, Leica M9 | Tagged | Leave a comment

Leica M9-P Hermes limited edition kit stolen in Graz, Austria

Pin It

Last week a brand new Leica M9-P Hermes limited edition camera (serial# 4337374) and the matching Summilux 1,4/50mm ASPH lens (serial# 4142861) were stolen from the Leica Store in Graz, Austria. The number of this special edition is #219 from a total of 300 pieces and the original listing price was $25,000. The thief(s) left the original cartridge, […]

M9-P Hermes Front 7
Posted in Leica M9-P | Tagged | 27 Comments

Black Leica M9-P camera listed as discontinued

Pin It

After several gift card promotions, the black Leica M9-P is currently listed as discontinued at B&H. Adorama also no longer lists the camera on their website. The silver chrome M9-P is still available. There is currently one black M9-P available on Amazon by third party resellers.  

Posted in Leica M9-P | Tagged | 3 Comments

Leica M9 and M9-P gift card promotions extended through January 31, 2013

Pin It

Leica Camera has extended the gift card promotion for M9 and M9-P cameras till January 31, 2013. For the next two months you will be able to purchase a Leica M9 for $6,495 and Leica M9-P for $6,995 (same price as the new M). Some resellers on Amazon have the M9 listed for around $6,300. Used M9 cameras […]

Also posted in Leica M9 | 11 Comments

Leica news/links

Pin It

The second Leica M-9p Hermes set shipped few weeks ago. Only few pieces were available for the US market. Elliott Erwitt’s new book I mentioned few days ago is priced at $1,629.15 at Amazon. Koyote’s Baekga chosen as endorsement model for Leica Camera. What’s inside the Leica M4? How the Leica Monocrom came to existence. Leica M […]

Leica M9-P Hermes limited edition camera
Posted in Leica M9-P | Tagged , , | 19 Comments