Category Archives: Leica M9

My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review

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My Muse: The 15mm f/4.5 Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar III Lens Review by Louis Ferreira (www.500px.com/LouisFerreira) Since becoming serious about photography I have been interested in adding an affordable ultra-wide angle lens to my kit, but there weren’t many options available for M mount that did not suffer from chromatic aberration and barrel distortion. The introduction of […]

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

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Starting today Louis Ferreira (www.500px.com/LouisFerreira) 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

Leica Camera official response on M9 sensor white spots corrosion issue

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

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Leica M9 sensor white spots/corrosion issues reported

Leica M9 sensor white spots corrosion issues reported

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Leica M9 in Ruthenium customized by HRR Manufaktur

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This customized Leica M9 in Ruthenium was created by HRR Manufaktur in Germany. My understanding is that they will be making a limited number of these M9’s. Price and availability is not public yet. The attached lens is the Noktor 50mm f/0.95 Hyperprime (there is currently one listed on eBay). Two more images of the customized Ruthenium M9 after the break:

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Used Leica M9 cameras sell for around $4,000 on eBay

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Used Leica M9 digital rangefinders currently sell for slightly above $4,000 on eBay (completed listings) – this is around $1,500 less than a brand new Leica M-E (priced at $5,450). With the exception of the frame selector, USB port and color/material, the M9 and M-E are basically identical cameras. Here are some of the active Leica M9 […]

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