Category Archives: Other Leica stuff

Large batch of used Leica cameras and lenses now available at the Leica Store in San Francisco

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The Leica Store in San Francisco uploaded close to 200 used Leica items to their online store, including two Hermes MP sets, a M7 Titanium set, many Leica M lenses, and few rare Leica R lenses. Here are the direct links by categories: Leica M Leica R Leica screwmount Leica compacts The full list of available used Leica […]

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Leica Virgin (Typ 1000) camera

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This just in from LFI magazine: Today, Leica Camera AG have announced a revolutionary new camera model: the Leica Virgin. At the heart of the innovative new concept is the unprecedented design of the viewfinder, which always displays the exact image you would achieve with a lens of any given focal length. The viewfinder enables […]

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Short documentary on the Leica brand

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Magazine B released this short documentary on the Leica brand:

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Aerial video of Leitz Park, Leica Camera’s headquarters

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An aerial video of Leitz Park, Leica Camera’s headquarters:

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Handmade wooden Leica camera

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I came across this handmade wooden Leica camera at Foto Henny Hoogeveen’s Facebook page:

Handmade wooden Leica camera
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Blackstone is not happy with Leica

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The German website manager-magazin.de published an article about the potential replacement of the current Leica Camera CEO Alfred Schopf. I was told that this is not the first and it is not going to be last change in top management. There are rumors that Blackstone is not happy with the current performance of the German camera manufacturer. […]

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I hope this Konost FF full frame digital rangefinder camera with Leica M mount will come to life one day

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The pictures above show the Konost FF full frame digital rangefinder camera prototype equipped with M mount, optical viewfinder with electronically displayed frame-lines and a rangefinder focusing patch plus the basic controls: aperture, shutter speed, focus, and ISO. More information available at PhotoRumors.com and konost.com.

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