Monthly Archives: August 2008

Ebay madness #1

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Panasonic Micro Four Thirds digital camera body with Leica lens

Multiple sites reported on the Panasonic Micro Four Thirds digital camera body today. On some of the images you could see a Leica lens:

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Leica is working hard on the development of a full-frame M9, an auto-focus R10 and a small digital M

Old news, but still valid today: “Leica is working hard on the development of a full-frame M9, an auto-focus R10 and a small digital M” Source: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53076 Original German link: http://www.welt.de/welt_print/article1418788/Drei-Stufen-Plan_fuer_Leica.html

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More on the Leica Cinema rumor

After some more research, the Leica Cinema rumor does not sound so impossible (thanks for the feedback I got from our readers): Leica Cinema GmbH does exists as a legal entity (LLC, created in 2007, located in Zurich, Switzerland) – here is the link.

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Crazy, but still a rumor: Leica may be coming out with a line of cinema lenses

I do not know what to think about this rumor. I would say it’s busted right upfront (anonymous email): At a Leica Day last year in La Jolla, CA, I heard that a large Hollywood studio had bought a copy of each R lens from Leica. They planned to retrofit them for use on motion […]

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Weekend Leica Forum in Germany – Photokina expectations

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How to submit information to LeicaRumors without leaving a trace

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