Monthly Archives: July 2010

The documentary “Shooting Robert King” can now be watched online for free

An excellent documentary – worth seeing if you haven’t done so already (warning: graphic content). Watch more free documentaries

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Leica X1 now in stock @ Adorama

FYI: Leica X1 is now in stock @ Adorama. Amazon has it in stock as well, but overpriced (again) through Willoughby’s. The Leica SIS in Palm Beach also has the X1 and S2 in stock. Amazon has overpriced Leica M9 in stock (from $7,495.00 – $8,495.00).

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Leica M9, X1 owners can now download Adobe Lightroom 3

Update: this is now official – today Leica posted the news on their Facebook page: I received a tip that Adobe Lightroom 3 is now available for download in the “Leica Owners’ Area” for all Leica M9, X1 owners that have not registered the previous version 2. Last month Leica did mention that they are working on […]

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Another Leica concept

This concept of a Leica point and shoot camera was created by Mark Law: “The design language echos the true form of original cameras, aiming to simplify a product that is usually overly complicated. The controls are limited to a simple sector wheel located on the top of the camera for easy access, and a […]

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Leica related news/links

Leica SIS in Palm Beach has some B-stock Leicas for sale. My understanding is that B-stock items are refurbished by Leica and are sold with full 1 year warranty. The price is generally 10% off the MSRP: Leica 21mm 1.4: $5890 Leica 28mm f/2.8: $1795 Leica 75mm f/2.0 $3095 Leica M9: $6295 Leica X1: $1795 If you are […]

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Testing white background on

I will be testing white background on LeicaRumors this weekend. I still have to make some small adjustments. I would like to know what do you think – should I keep the old (black) background or change it to white: What background do you prefer?customer surveys This is how the new picture gallery will look […]

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Leica M9 firmware update 1.134 should be available any moment now

Those are the official details of the previously rumored Leica M9 firmware update v.1.134: “Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, We would like to inform you that we will put a new Firmware-Update 1.134, for the LEICA M9, onto our homepage. The download, which is free of charge, is expected to be available by Thursday July 22nd, […]

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Leica D-Lux 4 listed as discontinued @ B&H

Leica D-Lux 4 is listed as discontinued at B&H. Not really a surprise, after the new Panasonic LX5 was announced yesterday. The word on the street is that Leica D-Lux 5 will be announced at Photokina and of course, it will be based on the Panasonic LX5. Andreas Kaufmann mention in the (in English) article that “there could be […]

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