Monthly Archives: April 2010

Leica V-Lux 20 now in stock (US)

Some Leica dealers in the US got the first V-Lux 20 shipments yesterday. I got some info that Ace Photo and Leica SIS currently have few pieces in stock. Amazon has listed the V-Lux 20 as available on May 14th.

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Arca Swiss presents a new L-Bracket that will fit Leica M9

After Really Right Stuff now Arca Swiss announced a new L-bracket that, among others, will also fit a Leica M9 rangefinder. The price will be 190 Euros. The original info is in French but Arca Swiss confirmed compatibility with M8/M9: “Thank you for your message, our design department will send you a simulation of your Leica M9 with […]

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Leica Auctions

Besides eBay, there are few other places that have specialized in Leica auctions. The most famous auction house dealing with Leica equipment is Westlicht Auctions located in Vienna, Austria. They have an upcoming auction on May 29, 2010. Some of the more interesting items (complete list available here): “Italian or French (?) spy outfit of Leica Standard body with […]

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Underwater housing for Leica M8

Model # UHR-LM8 More pictures available here, here and here. Features (source): Features: most of the camera View staff: through the glass in their own display / viewfinder available External synchronization: Nikonos 5pin Depth: 45 m Housing: Aluminium Glass: Optical, without additional coatings Other: acrylic resin / copper / steel Size: 190 x 113 x 132 mm Weight: […]

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Leica V-Lux 20 already on eBay

There is already a listing on eBay France for the Leica V-Lux 20 camera with an auction end date of May 1st. The camera is expected to be released to stores at the end of April, 2010:

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Leica V-LUX 20 spotted in Tokyo

The new Leica V-Lux 20 was spotted at the Ginza Leica shop in Tokyo: Leica V-LUX 20 Originally uploaded by Nokton

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What happened to the new 35mm Summilux lens?

No, the new 35mm Summilux lens is not officially announced yet. The pdf brochure is now removed from one of the international Leica sites that leaked it earlier this week. The availability date on the document was listed as “End of March 2010”. The leaked 35 lux pdf document was labeled as “info#9” and was created before […]

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Leica M9: “Best Prestige Camera” for 2010

I would never know that there is a category for “Best Prestige Camera”. According to TIPA, in 2010 this award goes to the Leica M9. Last year the award went to the M8.2. You can see all Leica awards here.

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