Monthly Archives: March 2009

Leica R (body + lenses) sold out

The original text is in German – the Leica R series is currently sold out and this will allow the manufacturing facilities to concentrate on the new-coming Leica S2 model.

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Leica @ PMA

David Farkas has a detailed report from day 1 of PMA ( lots of Leica S2 stuff). Amateurphotographer reports: Leica has not ruled out the future launch of an interchangeable lens compact camera similar to the hybrid models announced by other manufacturers. ‘We are always looking at new ways to approach the market,’ said Christian […]

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The new Leica M8 firmware 2.004 is now available for download

Download link Here is a video of the Leica M8 discreet shutter:

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Now you can take video with your Leica lenses

Here is more info on the available converters for Panasonic G1 which is now available with HD video recording (model GH1): The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH1, a Creative HD Hybrid, Offers Professional-Level Still Photos and HD Video Performance Yet is Easy Enough for Entry-Level DSLR Consumers Las Vegas, NV (March 3, 2009)  Panasonic today introduced the […]

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New M8 and M8.2 firmware coming out tomorrow

The previously reported M8 firmware update should be released on March 3rd. One of the updates will include a discrete shutter mode for the M8 (I think the M8.2 already had this option lock up only when the shutter is released).

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