Monthly Archives: February 2010

Leica 35mm Summilux-M f/1.4 ASPH lens listed as new (updated)

Update #2: here is the response I got from Digitalrev: Dear Leica Rumors, Just to clarify the post regarding the NEW 35mm Summilux-M ASPH: – The product image was mistakingly linked to the 35mm Summilux-R and has now been changed. – This is for the current 35mm Summilux-M ASPH, not the anticipated NEW one. – […]

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Waiting for the new Leica 35mm Summilux lens announcement

I believe an official Leica announcement will be made tomorrow or in the next few days before or during PMA. A new Leica 35mm Summilux lens and new compact camera(s) are expected (and maybe even more).

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Aperture 3 support for Leica M9: “imminent”

Maccreate’s report from the Aperture 3 press event in London states that Leica M9 support for Aperture 3 is on “top of their to-do-list” (as well as other cameras like Panasonic Lumix GF1).

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How about that Leica D-Lux 5?

Panasonic is currently running a teaser ad that displays the silhouettes of two cameras – one of them appears to have the shape of the LX3. The official announcement should be during the Focus on Imaging show in Birmingham NEC (March 7-10, 2010). At that point it is not clear if this will be the new LX4 but […]

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Looking for a Leica 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH lens

Update #2: a silver 50mm Lux is available here. Update: This store in Taiwan had a silver 50mm Lux just few days ago (may still have it in stock). In addition a reader in Paris is selling his two months old silver 50mm Summilux ASPH – his email is: agreenman (at) jhminternational (dot) com. The Leica […]

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Leica’s sales up 17 % thanks to the M9

Today Leica announced their Q3 results for fiscal year 2009/2010: “Sales growth of 17 % compared to the previous year – positive result for the quarter confirms the course adopted at the beginning of the fiscal year Leica Camera Group closed the third quarter with sales in the amount of € 48.1 million (previous year: € […]

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Leica Noctilux will no longer be the only f/0.95 lens in production today

See all details @ I wonder if Noktor will offer this lens with different mounts.

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Digital Camera Raw Compatibility 3.0 released

Digital Camera Raw Compatibility update 3.0 was released with Leica D-Lux 4 support.

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