Monthly Archives: September 2008

New Leica’s available for pre-order (updated)

Adorama takes pre-orders: Leica C-Lux 3 Leica D-Lux 4 Leica M8.2 B&H has only “wish list” for now (available in October): Leica C-Lux 3 Leica D-Lux 4

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Leica R10 (updated)

Update (09.23.08): Photographypress UK and Amateurphotographer UK confirms launch plans for Leica R10 (I hope they did not use us as a source). The code name AFRika was for the S2 camera that was announced today. This is what I found on the live blog from the S2 event: Good new for Leica R photographers! A […]

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New Leica S-System (updated)

Updates: Leica VIP Launch Event for S2: Few readers have asked me about the S2 event today. Sorry for the delay. Story and pictures available here. Leica S-system now official on Leica US web site. The dedicated S-system site can be found here. More info available in those links (many new pictures): Juts got […]

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Wednesday at 10:30 am

I am continuing to receive messages that Leica is not done with the announcements and that there will be another big one during Photokina on Wednesday, September 24th at 10:30 am German time.

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More to come from Leica before Photokina

I am getting some signals that there could be more to come from Leica before Photokina. Is it going to be AFRika?

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New Leica Magnifier 1,4x

Did I miss this announcement?

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Leica’s trouble in the WSJ

“But Mr. Kaufmann is optimistic that Leica will grow again. I’m a long, long-term investor, he says.” Read the full article here.

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New Leica camera system: code name “AFRika”

According to this site (and the CEO of Leica Dr. Kaufmann) Leica will release a new camera system with the code name AFRika: Dr. Kaufmann the CEO of Leica Camera AG betrayed Mr Champion, seineszeichens head of the largest European Leica dealer: It is a new camera system, which under the code-word AFRika kept. “A […]

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