Monthly Archives: January 2009

Leica M9 concept sketch

I did post this link few days ago, but here are the actual concept sketches and appropriate discussions which I find very interesting. I hope Leica AG has already looked into that, since there are some interesting suggestions (like the AE-L lock button). Here is the first Leica M9 sketch: and the more “traditional” approach:

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D-Lux 4 and LX 3 have different lens coating?

Update: now there is a dpreview discussion on this topic and it seems that few other people think that the coating is indeed different. I guess the price difference is not only for the brand name and the jpg processing. Interesting side-by-side comaprisson between Panasonic LX 3 and Leica D-Lux 4 – it seems that […]

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Leica Cultural/Photographic China Tour – April 2009

Update: here is a video from the 2008 tour (shot with Leica M8 – thanks Davi). Be a part of an 18-days expedition to Southwestern China. Experience the rich & colorful cultures and landscapes of China with the latest Leica optics. Canadian Leica Photographer, Yau-Sun Tong and Brian Bell of Leica Camera Inc. will be […]

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Leica M8.2 Safari official

At least this time we have an official press release from Leica. The first M8 Safari comment I came across this morning was: “Let me know when they produce a version covered in reticulated Ostrich testicles and I just might be interested” (source). I am not the target audience for this model but if I […]

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More Leica D-Lux 4 accessories

Hoodman HoodLoupe modification for LX3/D-Lux 4. The duct tape “adds class” (source). GGS pro LCD Screen Protector for LX3/D-Lux 4: Remember this lens hood mod with the Ricoh LC-1 Auto Lens Cap? More details are now available at dpreview (see also this thread).

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Leica links

The President of Pentax USA gets a Leica D-Lux 4 and brags about it on his blog. Initiate lens identification in Leica M8 firmware petition can be found here. Leica serial numbers database. Interesting lens – Leica 50/1,4 Summilux close focus prototype. Leica Compatible Lenses – if you want to use other lenses with your […]

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Leica M8.2 Safari – only 500 pieces worldwide


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