The Leica SL3 camera overwriting/deleting images issue confirmed by Leica


Leica Camera officially acknowledged the SL3 camera issue I reported yesterday, where images are being overwritten/deleted when changing the battery:

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A rare collection of 7 prototype Leica M cameras by Ralph Gibson is listed for $250,000



Leica Store Lisse is selling a rare collection of 7 prototype Leica M cameras by Ralph Gibson for $250,000 on eBay (check also their other listings).

Ralph Gibson’s Leica collection

Ralph Nelson’ Leica M4 cameras kit obtained by Leica Store Lisse

Ebay listing description:

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New: Oberwerth watch rolls for Leica watches


Oberwerth announced four new watch rolls in different sizes since Leica now also sells watches:

Here are the details:
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Leica digest #154

→ Leica M rangefinder focusing tips and tricks.

→ Wetzlar Camera Auctions: Leica M2 gray.

→ Leica SL3 x Philipp Reinhard.

→ Leica Visoflex 2 disassembly and repair.

Helium grip for Q3 update.

→ Leica SL3 firmware bug/issue – images are being deleted/overwritted in the camera.

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The new Billingham 5-series MKII camera bags are now available for sale



The new Billingham 5-series MKII camera bags are now available for sale (225 MKII, 335 MKII, 445 MKII, and 555 MKII):

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Leicapalooza is next weekend


Leicapalooza by Tamarkin Camera will take place next weekend in Chicago – here are the details:

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The new Voigtlander COLOR-SKOPAR 50mm f/2.2 VM lens is now available for pre-order in Europe


The new Voigtlander COLOR-SKOPAR 50mm f/2.2 VM lens is now available for pre-order in Europe:

Additional information on the new Voigtlander COLOR-SKOPAR 50mm f/2.2 VM lens can be found here:

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Additional information on the new Pixii MAX 24MP full-frame digital rangefinder camera with Leica M-mount



Here is the updated information on the new Pixii MAX 24MP full-frame digital rangefinder camera with Leica M-mount:

  • Full-frame with a 24.5MP sensor
  • 64-bit Platform
  • The intro price starts at €3,999, later the price will increase to €4,159
  • New viewfinder that will display the basic camera settings and 28/35/50/75 frame lines
  • Two different models: with 32GB and 128GB internal memory
  • Current Pixii camera owners will be able to upgrade to the new model
  • The Zephyr-M lens seems to be just a teaser for now
  • Pre-orders will open on Friday, July 5th (in the US check B&H Photo)
  • The first batch of sensors (expected in September) will be reserved for existing Pixii hardware upgrades

Since the official website is still not updated, here is some additional information from the company founder, David Barth (continue after the break):

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