Check out this Leica M collection



A Leica M enthusiast posted his full collection of 10 bodies, 36 lenses and many accessories with detailed descriptions and pictures in the Taiwan’s public Leica forum. Among the items are two very rare 35/1.4 double Aspherical and two 50/1.2 lenses in both yellow/white and red/white dual scale versions. Although the article was written in Mandarin, it still has plenty of useful information. Here are a few more pictures:

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Leica Q – the camera that inspired my creativity


Leica Q - the camera that inspired my creativity by Nick del Rosario (website | Instagram | 500px | Ello):

On March of 2016, the day I decided that the Leica Q was the camera for me is a moment in time that I can forever say changed my life in the world of photography. My life was in a transition process, having twins who were at the age of one and adjusting to life with new responsibilities. I knew twelve months prior to March that my photography needs were changing and thus I started to sell my Canon 5DM3 DSLR gear. My photography needs were different at the time and coming from an IT background, I had the mindset that a feature rich camera was the best way to go. In came the Leica Q and simplicity forever changed my chain of thought.

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Oskar Barnack – a portrait about the inventor of the Ur-Leica (video)


Learn more about Oskar Barnack, the person behind the prestigeous Leica Oskar Barnack Awards. Applications for the Leica Oskar Barnack Awards 2017 will be accepted from March 1st, 2017 until April 10th, 2017. Get the details on how to participate here. Here is the video from Leica Camera:

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Leica UK presents Mkomazi Wild Dog: an exhibition by Olly & Suzi

Leica UK presents Mkomazi Wild Dog: an exhibition by Olly & Suzi

24 February – 10 March 2017
Leica Mayfair, 27 Bruton Place, London W1J 6NQ

Leica UK will host a brand new exhibition by wildlife photographers and artists, Olly & Suzi, entitled Mkomazi Wild Dog at Leica Mayfair from 24 February until 10 March 2017.

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Now also at B&H and Adorama: save $2,000 on select Leica M camera and lens combos



The latest Leica camera + lens specials are now available also at Adorama and B&H - at B&H click on the green “Build Bundle” button to see qualifying lenses:


This offer is valid through March 31st.

Similar savings are also available in the UK (Red Dot Cameras) and Germany (Meister Camera).

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Leica digest


→ New book from Erwin Puts (well, a few months old actually): "Leica Lens Saga - evolution - optical design - evaluation - future"


→ The new Komaru Antique Brass Limited Edition soft release you probably saw attached to my M10 is now in stock at Leica Store Miami and taos-photographic.com.


→ Think Tank Photo announced two new bags from their Signature series that may appeal to Leica shooters.

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Leica M10 firmware update 1.3.4.0 released


Leica camera just released firmware updated version 1.3.4.0 for the M10 camera. Here is the changelog:

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