Category Archives: Other Leica stuff

100 years Leica: the new Valbray EL1 chrono timepiece to be revealed on May 23rd

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Watchik.com published some additional information on the upcoming 100 years Leica timepiece from Valbray:

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The Leica User Forum charity book 2014 is now available

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The Leica User Forum Book 2014 is published to raise money for the Association for International Cancer Research and is currently available for purchase on Blurb:

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Lomography announced new RUSSAR+ 20mm f/5.6 lens for L39/M mounts

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Today Lomography announced their new 20mm f/5.6 RUSSAR+ ART lens for L39 and M mounts. This lens is a rebirth of the legendary 1958 Russar MR-2, the mother of all modern non-SLR super wide-angle lenses. The lens is designed by Lomography and manufactured in Russia by Zenit. The Russar+ is compatible with all L39/M mount analogue and digital cameras. […]

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Oskar Barnack Award 2014 jury video

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Get an inside look at the 2014 Oskar Barnack Award Jury in action. The jury members include: Karin Rehn-Kaufmann, Art Director, General Manager of the International Leica Galleries, Austria, Ingo Taubhorn, Chief-Curator House of Photography / Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany, Xavier Canonne, Director Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium, Evgenia Arbugaeva, Photographer, Russia, and Brigitte Schaller, […]

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New Leica store to open in Berlin

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Meister Camera is set to open a new Leica Store in KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens) located in Berlin.

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Leica Store Kyoto opening (video)

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The Leica Store Kyoto held its opening reception on March 14, 2014. This video features footage captured from that evening. The store is located in the Gion district, which represents the rich history and culture of Kyoto that has more than 1,200 years of history.

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The Swiss watchmaker Valbray to announce a new 100 years Leica timepiece

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Watchik.com reports that the Swiss watchmaker Valbray will announce a new timepiece to celebrate the 100 years anniversary of Leica Camera. The official announcement will be next week during BaselWorld, shipment will start in May. Valbray has several models that have an aperture-like dial which can open and close and my guess is that a similar watch will […]

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