Trying the just released Leica M10-R camera


Trying the just released Leica M10-R camera by Moritz Philip Recke (Facebook | Instagram):

As it happens, I was invited by Leica to attend the Leica M10-R release event July 16, 2020. With current COVID-19 restrictions also applying to this event, I joined a small group of people at the official Leica flagship store in Düsseldorf for the release event, that was streamed live on YouTube from Wetzlar.

Different from previous releases of new camera models, most of the relevant information was already spread on the internet weeks and days before through numerous leaks. But even Leica hinted at what was about to come on their website and social media channels. So it was quite interesting to see that even with this new marketing approach during the COVID-10 pandemic, there were still some surprised up Leica’s sleeve.

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Leica will also stop using the terms “Master” and “Slave”


Similar to Nikon and other companies, Leica also officially stop using the terms "Master" and "Slave" - all changes will be finalized by August 10, 2020:

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37th Leitz Photographica Auction coming on November 21


The 37th Leitz Photographica Auction is coming on November 21st in Vienna, Austria (Hotel Bristol). Consignments of unique Leica pieces and entire collections are accepted until the end of September 2020:

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Leica M10 and Leica M10-D cameras discontinued


A quick update on my previous post - in addition to the Leica M10, M10-P, M10-D and Monochrom Typ 246 price drops, Reddotforum also reports that the Leica M10 and Leica M10-D cameras are now discontinued:

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Top 10 LeicaRumors posts for July 2020

  
  
  
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New: TTartisan 35mm f/1.4 “24K Gold Skin” limited edition lens for Leica M-mount now available for pre-order




TTartisan will release a new 35mm f/1.4 gold limited edition lens "24K Gold Skin" for Leica M-mount (24k gold plated). Only 200 pieces will be available worldwide. A customized engraving on the lens cap and free worldwise shipping are included in the price (select desired lens from the drop-down):


TTArtisan lenses (select model & mount)



The free worldwide shipping of the new lens will start next week. If the five gold limited edition lenses are already sold out, please send me an email and I will put you on the waiting list in case I get more lenses or somebody cancels their order.

The black and silver versions of the TTartisan 35mm f/1.4 lens for Leica M-mount are currently in stock at the LR online store:


TTartisan 35mm f/1.4 lens specification:

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Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL ultra-wide-angle rectilinear lens for Leica M-mount is now in stock in the US



The new ultra-wide-angle rectilinear Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/5.6 FF RL lens for Leica M-mount is now in stock in the US at Adorama and B&H. The lens is also in stock at venuslens.net with worldwide shipping options. Previous coverage of the Laowa 9mm f/5.6 lens can be found here. The lens is available in black and silver and can also be purchased for L-mount.

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