Monthly Archives: November 2009

Leica presents a unique photographic experience to the Rain Forest

The Antarctica trip is sold out. If you have missed it, you can now go to the Rain Forest and test the latest Leica camera models: Leica presents a unique photographic experience to the Jungle Rivers & Rain Forests of South America – Exploring the Amazon, Suriname, Demerara, and Orinoco Rivers aboard the all-Suite, 100-Guest Clelia II […]

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Leica related links/news

Leica M9 came in on second place as the most important camera introduced this year in a poll by Adorama. Number one was… Pentax K-7 (?). Focus-Numerique did a tour of the Leica factory in Solms – see their report here (translated version). David Farkas took the Leica S2 to South Beach – see his […]

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Leica event in South Florida (Leica M9, S2 workshops and more)

Palm Beach Photographic Centre Announces Grand Opening of New Leica Shop-in-Shop & Photo Exhibition by News Anchor Ann Curry Public is Invited to Grand Opening on December 4 & Free Lecture by Ann Curry on December 5 First Leica Shop-in-Shop in the U.S. (West Palm Beach, FL – November 20, 2009) Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer […]

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Leica to auction old R system production tools

The rumor is that Leica is going to auction some old production tools, mainly for the R system, that are no longer in use. The auction is expected to be handled by  Westlicht (they recently auctioned some Leica M9 prototypes). You can also see this movie about a Leica auction at Westlich from earlier this year.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanks to all the readers and “virtual” friends for making this blog possible. Thanks to Leica for their unique products that bring us joy and empty pockets:) Thank you!

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Leica M9 in stock now!

I just heard that the Leica SIS in Palm Beach received a M9 shipment and since they just opened – they don’t have a waiting list! Hurry up, they only have few in stock (probably one or two). Phone: (561) 253-2606, email:, their website is They also have a wide range of lenses […]

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Leica price increase

Update: it seems that the price of the M9, X1 and S2 will stay unchanged, everything else will go up (including M lenses). I will try to get the complete list. 8% – 15% All Leica products will go up in price in the US starting January 2010. The expected price increase will be between 8% […]

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Post temporary removed

There was a lot of confusion about the Leica student program and I received a tons of emails on this topic. I am taking this post down until I can get a clarification on all the details.

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