Monthly Archives: June 2009

Leica D-LUX 4 Safari Special Edition now in stock

Update: I think Adorama made a mistake here – this camera will not be available till August, maybe they are just taking pre-order now. Adorama has the new Leica D-Lux Safari limited edition in stock for $995. The package includes: Leica D-LUX 4 Compact Digital Camera, 10.1MP, with 2.5x LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON Zoom Lens, 3″ […]

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Leica M9/M8.3 rumor links

There has been some confusion about the future of the R10 and potentially the upcoming full frame M9/M8.3 in the past few days since Stefan Daniel from Leica has given us the news. Here are some links from the Leica forum that discuss in details what exactly happened – after all some of those people […]

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Just another Leica M9 rumor

I keep receiving bits and pieces of information about the M9 – here is the latest one: “It will be 18 MP, FF, sensor made by Kodak, software made by PhaseOne. Overpriced as all things made by Leica.”

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There will be no Leica R10, say hello to Leica M9?

This just hit the wires: “From Stefan Daniel: there will be no R10 from Leica, but there will be a good solution that allows us to use our R-lenses on a digital body.” I think the full frame Leica M9 rumor from yesterday just became more credible – Leica M9 on 09.09.2009. Maybe this date […]

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Leica M9 rumor

This is the tip I received anonymously: I can confirm the rumor about the M9 release later this year. It will be released on 2009/09/09 and will be full frame! It’ll cost about â‚6000. I am surprised from this news – I don’t know if Leica can pull this one out: they have to release […]

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Leica S2 in Paris

There was a Leica event in Paris today and I have an eyewitness report: This morning I went to a medium format show outside of Paris and saw the S2. I saw all the lenses, but most of them were samples, could not even be mounted on the camera. There I met Stephan Schulz from Germany who is […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 Safari (special edition)

After the Titanium edition, we now have Safari version of the D-Lux 4. What will be next – a white D-Lux 4? The LEICA D-LUX 4 Safari features a distinctive green anodized finished aluminium body with silver lens and control elements. The D-LUX 4 Safari Set will be delivered with a dedicated khaki-colored system case […]

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