Exclusive 10% off for IDS modular grips for Leica M10/M11/film cameras (coupon code included)

For a limited time, You can get 10% off all IDS modular grips for Leica M10, M11, and M film cameras with code RUMORS:


Previous IDS modular grips coverage can be found here:

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Leica digest #108




→ There is a new Kickstarter for SPINN CP camera strap 2023 edition that already achieved its goal of $13,624 goal with 35 more days to go. The 2023 version comes with two different base plates and different strap colors. The company behind the strap (SPINN.DESIGN) has already completed several very successful crowdfunding campaigns in the past. Some of their products are also available for sale directly on their website.


→ For a limited time, Skylum Luminar Neo and all extensions are 20% off.


→ From January 25th to February 12th 2023, DxO is offering €|$30 off PureRAW to people who download the free trial from this dedicated page. After the download, you will receive 30$ towards the cost of purchasing DxO PureRAW2. The coupon is then valid for 30 days. The full PureRAW version is available for download in the trial, no payment is required.


Antiques Roadshow expert makes £375,000 valuation “mistake” with rare Leica camera: expert Marc Allum has spoken out on the Leica camera that sold for £380,000 after his initial valuation of a mere £5,000.


→ For a limited time, AlexOnRAW has the lowest price ever on Capture One eBook and bundles – until January 31 you can get (use code RUMORS for an additional 10% off):


→ The worst camera of 2022: vote here.

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The processor in the new Panasonic S5 Mark II/x cameras was jointly developed with Leica under the L² alliance


A quick update on my previous L² post – in another recent interview, Yamane-san (director of the Imaging Business Unit at Panasonic) explained the difference between the L² Technology alliance and Ⅼ-Mount alliance:

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Cosina discontinued two Voigtlander lenses for Leica M-mount


Cosina Japan announced that it has discontinued two Voigtlander VM lenses for Leica M-mount:

The ULTRON 21mm f/1.8 Aspherical was announced in 2012.

The NOKTON Vintage Line 50mm f/1.5 was announced in 2020.

More discontinued products can be found here.

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Panasonic executive explains the recently announced new alliance called L² Technology (Leica x Lumix)


In a recent interview with Dpreview, Yosuke Yamane (Vice President of Panasonic’s Entertainment and Communication business and director of its imaging business unit) explained the recently announced new alliance called L² Technology (Leica x Lumix) that is different than the existing L-mount alliance:

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The Topaz Image Quality Bundle and Topaz Video AI are currently on sale


Both the Topaz Image Quality Bundle and Topaz Video AI software packages are currently on sale until the end of the month:



Topaz also released Video AI version 3.1.

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Profoto Wireless Transmitter Connect Pro for Leica SL


For the first time, Leica photographers can use the full Profoto lighting system. Profoto released the “Profoto Connect Pro” for wirelessly controlling its strobe products from a Leica camera (the official announcement was last year). The Profoto Connect Pro Remote for Leica can be purchased at:



Additional information:

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The new Really Right Stuff L-plate and grip for Leica M11 cameras is now in stock


The new Really Right Stuff L-plate and grip for Leica M11 cameras is now in stock (BM11-LPG).

More Really Right Stuff plates for Leica cameras can be found here.

Additional information on the new RRS L11 plate and additional pictures:

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