Category Archives: Other Leica stuff

Leica Store in Manchester has the original “Leica family tree” from Solms

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I received an interesting email from the Leica Store in Manchester – they have on display the original “Leica Family Tree” (Leica Stammbaum) from the old factory in Solms. The store acquired the “tree” last year when Leica were moving to Wetzlar and have recently replicated it to the way it was in Solms. Read the whole story here. […]

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Leica books and 2015 Leica Hall of Fame Calendar

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I regular posts updates on the latest Leica books. Check out the selection of new titles at the Leica Store Miami. The new 2015 Leica Hall of Fame Calendar is currently available at: Amazon US Amazon Germany Amazon UK Amazon France Amazon Italy Amazon Spain Amazon Japan More Leica related books after the break:

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Leica M 240 US price increase rescinded?

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I received some information that the Leica M 240 US price increase for February has been canceled. The whole thing did not make any sense anyway: first to introduce a $750 rebate and then to increase the price of the M 240 camera to $7,450. Leica inventory is currently moving very slow – this combined with the […]

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F11 Photographic Museum in Hong Kong

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CNN has a story on Douglas So and the F11 Photographic Museum in Hong Kong that has many Leica cameras on display (I reported about this museum on Facebook few weeks ago): Among F11 Photographic Museum’s collection is a display of 60 Leica cameras — each with their own story and history — including a 1954 […]

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Now you can buy a smartphone with a Leica lens

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The Panasonic CM1 smartphone equipped with a Leica DC Elmarit f/2.8 lens is coming to the US this summer. The price for an unlock version will be around $1,000 (check availability on Amazon). More information on the CM1 can be found here. Here is a close-up of the lens unit:

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Lenny Kravitz is coming out with a new book called “Flash”

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Lenny Kravitz is releasing a new book called “Flash” that is currently available for pre-order at Amazon (shipping starts on March 15th, 2015): Amazon US Amazon UK Amazon Germany Amazon France Amazon Japan Amazon Canada Amazon Spain Amazon Italy Lenny Kravitz is a Leica shooter, here is the book description:

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Leica Store Seattle to open on January 2nd

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Update: the new Leica Bellevue Square Store is now open: I received few more pictures from the new Leica Store Seattle that will be open for business on January 2nd, 2015. As I already mentioned, the locations will be in the Bellevue Square mall in Bellevue, just east of Seattle. The new store locations is right across […]

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