Leica Store Shanghai XinTianDi

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A new Leica Store Shanghai XinTianDi had a soft launch last week. The grand opening will be held on June 3rd, 2016.

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LeicaRumors is now on Instagram

LeicaRumors is now on IG #leica

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Starting today, LeicaRumors has a new Instagram account (@leicarumors). You can also follow LR on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

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Leica M-D Typ 262 has a much faster start-up time compared to other M models?

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Based on this video from street.silhouettes, it seems that the new Leica M-D Typ 262 camera has a much faster start-up time compared to previous M 240 and 246 models:

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Leica Boutique Sheffield to open this Friday

Leica Boutique Sheffield
Leica Boutique Sheffield opening
The grand opening of the new Leica Boutique Sheffield at Harrison Cameras will take place this Friday, May 20th, 2016 from 11am to 5pm at:

Leica Boutique Sheffield
Harrison Cameras, London Road, Sheffield, S2 4LR

For more information, visit this page.

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“Fake Leica” sculpture by Liao Yibai for sale on eBay

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The samller version of the “Fake Leica” sculpture by Liao Yibai is currently listed for sale on eBay for $99,995 (you can also make an offer). The "Fake Leica" magazine is also available for sale. Item description and additional pictures:

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More info on the upcoming Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens

Leica Summaron 28mm f:5.6 screw mount lens 11001

The old Summaron screw mount lens (Picture credit: B&H)

Some more information on the upcoming/rumored Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens:

  • The new Summaron is the same design as the old one
  • Updated coatings
  • Same size and weight as the original version (see specs below)
  • Likely to be part of a new family of lenses
  • Will nor compete with the currently available Leica M lens designs

Here are the specs of the previous Leica 28mm f/5.6 Summaron screw mount lens #11001 (made from 1955 to 1963):

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