Monthly Archives: June 2010

Leica Galleries across the world

An update on the ongoing Leica Gallery exhibitions across the world: Frankfurt: May 20, 2010 – June 29, 2010: Manfred Baumann “Photographie” Istanbul: June 10, 2010 – July 07, 2010: Sergen Şehitoğlu “Turning – before it came – Underground” New York: June 11, 2010 – August 07, 2010: The Marcus Family “Three Generations of New […]

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L39 to E-mount adaptor prototype

This is a prototype of a L39 to E-mount adaptor (Sony NEX camera has APS-C size sensor). It is expected to be available in early July and it will be produced in Taiwan. No word yet on who the manufacturer will be. Rayqual already announced that it will produce Sony E mount adapter for Leica […]

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Leica 28mm Summicron-M ASPH silver version now discontinued

The silver version of the Leica 28mm Summicro-M ASPH lens (#11661) is now discontinued. B&H and Amazon still has them in stock (Adorama is out of stock). If you had plans to buy this lens, now would be a good time to do so. FYI the 50mm Summicron-M silver version (#11816) was discontinued back in […]

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Leica M8 firmware in testing phase

This is the response a LUF member got from Leica when he sent his Leica M8 for repair: “Shutter fault in C-Mode this is a bug inside the firmware and should be gone with the next firmware update. New firmware is being tested now and as soon as we have the ok, it will be available […]

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LFI magazine now on your iPhone/iPad

LFI magazine released an iPhone/iPad app that is available for free at the app store. The app contains a collection of images from the Leica S2, M8, M9 and X1 cameras:

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Leica related news/links

Interview with Stefan Daniel, Division Manager, Product Management at Leica Camera AG. Leica M mount adapter for Sony E mount now available in Japan: Pictures from the new Leica store in Hong Kong and a video of the Leica Boutique which opened in Willoughby’s (NYC): Leica Boutique from leica camera on Vimeo.

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Lightroom 3 for free with Leica S2, X1, M9?

Adobe Lightroom 3 is already officially available (pre-order from Amazon or buy directly from Adobe). Leica S2, M9 and X1 included a free license of Lightroom 2 and now it seems that if you have not used your licence to download version 2 you may be able to get version 3 directly – this is […]

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Second Leica M9 firmware in 2 weeks to correct in-camera WB?

I already tweeted about the Leica M9 event at B&H today. I just learned that Stefan Daniel (Product Manager of Leica M System) was also present at this event. One of the participants raised his concerns about the inaccurate in-camera white balance on the M9 and Stefan Daniel’s answer was that a new firmware that will address […]

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