Monthly Archives: March 2009

Leica to open its first official store in London

“The store will be based in the upmarket Mayfair neighbourhood in London, and will open before the official launch of the S2 professional camera system in September. The store will include a demonstration and VIP lounge for professional photographers. Leica will also offer seminars on its products in the store’s ‘Academy Room’, which will include […]

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LeicaRumors forum

Few days ago I started a Nikon Rumors Forum on my other blog and the response has been very positive so far. My question is – do you want me to start a Leica Rumors Forum? Should I start a LeicaRumors Forum? Are you going to use it? ( polls)

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Leica UK lens cash-back offer

Leica UK will refund you 15% cash-back when you buy a new M-lens (valid until March 31st, 2009). Excluding the 18f3.8, 21f1.4, 24f1.4, 24f3.8, 50f0.95 Source

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Leica D-Lux 4 firmware 1.20 released

Leica D-Lux 4 firmware 1.20 was released today. What was fixed: Optimized auto white balance performance. Optimized auto focus performance. Get the latest Leica D-Lux 4 updates here.

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SanDisk cards on sale (CF & SD)

SanDisk 2 GB Extreme III Compact Flash (CF) Memory Card – Pack of Five for $49.95 (free shipping). SanDisk 2 GB, Extreme III Secure Digital (SD) Memory Card – Pack of Five for $49.95 (free shipping). No rebates, free shipping, while supply last.

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Leica CF-22 Flash in stock alert

The Leica CF-22 flash for the Leica D-Lux 4 was expected to be available February 2009 and now is in stock in some retailers: Amazon B&H Adorama (currently out of stock) Here are two pictures of the flash unit mounted on the D-Lux 4: picture 1 and picture 2.

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Viewfinder and flash at the same time (D-Lux 4)

This Panny has the Voigtlander 28/35 mini-finder and the lens cap mod. The point of this post @dpreview was to show that the flash can be used simultaneously with the viewfinder – same is valid for the Leica D-Lux 4.

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Leica R10 – available Summer 2010

Part of an email I received yesterday (I took the first portion of the email away to protect the identity of the reader): “… who has close ties with Leica says the R10 digital is confirmed for Summer 2010. It will be with AF, and be accompanied by new lenses of course because the R […]

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