Monthly Archives: September 2008

LEICA PRADOVIT D-1200: first digital Leica projector

GERMANY – 15 September 2008 – The LEICA PRADOVIT D-1200 presented by Leica Camera AG, Solms is the first digital Leica projector for high-end applications; a high performer in an elegant body of high-quality magnesium. With its extra compact size and weight of less than 7.5 pounds, it is the world’s smallest and lightest projector […]

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UK site preparing to sell Leica M8.2

The price will be £3990: You can see the camera on Monday? It’s not even officially announced yet.

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D-LUX 4 and C-LUX 3 press releases leaked

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Leica Official press release leaked – Leica M8.2 & lenses

The official release should be on the 15th of September.

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Putting all the pieces together: Leica @ Photokina 2008

After the Noctilux lens rumor, I went back to my “rumors archive” and came across this post in dpreview (dated July 17, 2008): “The M9 will come next year with FF chip. Photokina will bring a Noctilux 0.95 and a compact Leica “Allah” CM/Cl. They also plan to ride the M8 $1750 upgrade train until […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 specifications

Specifications LEICA D-LUX 4 Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON5.1-12.8 mm f/2.0-2.8 ASPH. 8 elements in 6 groups 4 aspherical elements / 4 aspherical surfaces 2.5x optical zoom: digital zoom max. 4x Integrated optical image stabilizer Focal length: 5.1 – 12.8 mm (= 24-60 mm in 35 mm photography) Aperture: Wide-angle: f2/f8.0 (1 / 3 EV steps) […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 revealed

I am receiving more images from the French magazine Chasseur d’Images – this time is the Leica D-Lux 4: The only difference I see so far is the lens. The article mentions also a new C-LUX 3?

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New Leica 50/0.95 Noctilux ASPH lens (updated)

A new Leica 50/0.95 Noctilux ASPH was leaked in a French magazine (Chasseur d’Images #307 page 12). The price will be 8000 Euros, released @ Photokina. 0.95! Leica managed to create one of the fastest lenses ever (there was a Canon 0.95/50mm back in 1961). I am still trying to gather more info on this […]

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