Monthly Archives: April 2010

Apple releases Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.2 with Leica S2 support

Direct link. Update: Adobe also released Lightroom 2.7.

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Leica S2 firmware update

Press Release: 22 April 2010: Leica Camera AG has announced a firmware update (v. for the LEICA S2 and S2-P, which will be downloadable from today under the Leica Owners’ Area on the Leica web site at: Below is the full list of improvements provided by this firmware update:

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Breaking news: the new Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4

This link was first posted on the RFF – the official pdf for the new Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 lens (Update: the PDF file was removed): The new SUMMILUX-M 35mm/f1.4 ASPH. is setting new standards in the important class of high-speed wide angle lenses. The optical design has been optimised for the use in combination […]

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Leica V-Lux 20 announced

Leica V-Lux 20 is now listed on Leica’s website. More sample shots are available here and here. Brochure download link (pdf). Amazon is taking pre-orders @ $699. Detailed specs and full press release after the break:

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Used Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 (pre-ASPH) for $2,499.00

Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4, 6 bit coded, model 11868 lens (black) is now available on eBay for $2,499.00 (“buy it now” option) – update: this is not the last, ASPH version of that lens.

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Leica V-Lux 20 samples now online

You can see several samples shots taken with the Leica V-Lux 20 on

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Leica V-Lux 20 announced in Japan?

Not sure if this is the official announcement, but DC Watch has pictures and details of the previously rumored Leica V-Lux 20 on their website (in English). Price in Japan: 70,000 yen.

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century (new book)

With the ongoing Henri Cartier-Bresson exhibition in New York,  the Museum of Modern Art published also a new book “Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century”, now available at Amazon: Links for international readers: Amazon UK | Amazon Germany | Amazon France | Amazon Canada | Amazon Japan

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