Adobe Camera Raw 8.7 and DNG Converter 8.7 RC add support for some of the latest Leica products

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Adobe released Camera Raw 8.7 and DNG Converter 8.7 RC (release candidate) with support for the following Leica related products:

The CC version can be downloaded here, the CS6 version is available here.

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Leica Akademie Italy street photography workshop (video)

Street Photography is one of the most beloved photographic genres, both from general public and photo enthusiasts. It’s simply, in its essence, the photographic tale of life and of its most intriguing, romantic, ironic and contradictory aspects.

Leica has been and still is, due to its essentiality and immediacy, the preferred tool of the photographers who made this genre legendary. That’s why the Leica Akademie Italy has decided to create a series of workshops dedicated to the “Street”, featuring Eolo Perfido, that have immediately earned a remarkable success, and keep on being brought up in the most important Italian towns. For informations and to register: http://www.akademie.leica-camera.it/portfolio-articoli/street-photography/

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Leica V-Lux (Typ 114), X (Typ 113) and X-E (Typ 102) cameras now in stock

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The first batch of the Leica cameras announced at Photokina is already shipping and is currently in stock:

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Top 10 LeicaRumors posts for September 2014

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These are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts for September 2014:

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New Leica “100” promo video

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Leica Gallery São Paulo published another promo video called Leica "100" in which they recreated some of the most popular photographs taken in the last century. The video is produced by the same agency (FNazca / Saatchi & Saatchi) that created the award winning "Soul" video last year.

Updated - the original video was removed from YoutTube - here is another link:

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Leica X Vario firmware update v1.1 released

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Leica Camera released  firmware update v1.1 for the X Vario camera (the black version is now selling for $200 off). Here is the firmware change log:

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Westlicht camera auction on November 22, 2014

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The next Westlicht camera auction will take place on November 22, 2014. Here are the most interesting Leica cameras that will be part of the auction:

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