Monthly Archives: September 2009

Leica Summilux 35mm update

I received a tip that Leica may be introducing an updated version of the current Summilux 35mm lens model.

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Leica D-Lux 4 firmware update 2.0

As you probably already know, Panasonic updated the firmware version on its LX3 model to 2.0 (more info and a list of fixes available here). Leica is also currently looking into a firmware update for the Leica D-Lux 4 camera. In order to maintain Leica’s high image quality, it is necessary to incorporate Leica’s special […]

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Leica D-Lux 4: alive and well

Update on the previous D-Lux 4 post: Leica informed me that the D-Lux 4 model is not discontinued and the reported back-order situation is caused by high demand. New shipment is expected any moment (right now Amazon has the DL4 in stock through a third party).

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Leica links

Leica M9 reviews: Lhsa (pdf) Nikonweb Getdpi Chanandrew Johnbuckley100 Leica X1 review: Chanandrew Other Leica related links: The KGB chooses Leica Cameras Capture One 4.8.3 now supports Leica M9 I also tried to compile a list of issues reported so far by Leica M9 owners. Please note that some of those may not be issues at all, […]

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This month’s Leica eBay madness

Leica 1A 3,5/50mm on sale for US $96,199.00: Leica 3,5/3,5cm Stereo Elmar on sale for US $118,399.00:

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Leica D-Lux 4 discontinued?

Update: the D-Lux 4 is not discontinued Rumors that the Panasonic LX 3 is discontinued have been floating around for few weeks now. Could it be that with the LX3, the Leica D-Lux 4 will also be gone? The D-Lux 4 is made in Japan and should not be impacted by the M9 which is […]

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Recession Antidote

Need a job? The first US Leica SiS (store in store) is about to open in less than one month in West Palm Beach, Florida and they are looking for an experienced Leica salesperson. The Pro Shop for Photographers is currently taking applications at for salespeople who are familiar with the following: Open, energetic and friendly […]

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Leica M9 now also on eBay

For a premium of US$500 (compared to US prices) you can get a brand new Leica M9 on eBay, directly from Japan.

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