Monthly Archives: January 2010

Next Leica Store opens in Warsaw in two days

The official opening of the Leica Store in Warsaw will be on January 27, 2010 at 6:30 pm:

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First Leica X1 owner in the Netherlands

Flying geese Originally uploaded by raadhuisplein The first Leica X1 (that I know of) was sold on Saturday, January 23rd at Cameranu in Urk, the Netherlands. Samples can be found @ flickr (thanks for link Henrieke).

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New Leica 35mm Summilux M lens update

In addition to the previously posted 35mm Summilux replacement rumors I received few more bits of information: The construction of the floating element in the new 35mm Lux will not be based on the current 50mm Summilux lens. It will be similar to the floating element implementation in the latest 0,95 Noctilux lens. The new 35mm […]

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Leica M9 pre-orders back @ Amazon

UPDATE: Amazon is now offering a 100$ discount on the Leica M9 if your order was previously canceled: reorder by the end of February 2010 and the credit will automatically be applied to the total. Black Leica M9 Steel grey Leica M9

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Leica M7 Hermes limited edition now shipping

Leica M7 Hermes limited edition spotted in Ginza, Japan (picture by Jonathan Plevy)

The latest limited edition Leica M7 Hermes (more M7 Hermes stories) is now shipping The Hermes limited edition M7 coupled with the 35mm 1.4 aspherical silver lens currently sells for $12,950.00 @ Adorama.

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Update on Leica availability in the US

This is an update on my previous post. Leica M9: There is no slow down of deliveries in the North American market. Leica USA, a 100% owned subsidiary of Leica Camera AG, is the actual distributor for the North American market. There is no third party distributor in that case. This has not changed and […]

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Leica M9 deliveries delayed as well?

UPDATE: see next post for updates on Leica availability in the US. A reader who pre-ordered Leica M9 from Amazon few days ago just had his order canceled by Amazon: The other day, I received an email from the Amazon Concierge stating that the approximate shipping date of this camera would be March 1st. Today […]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2010

Not sure why this news is everywhere today, since the official press release has been available since December 2009 but anyway, here it is: the Leica Oskar Barnack Award is now accepting entries – visit the official website for more information.

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