Monthly Archives: October 2010

Voigtlander 75mm f/1.8 lens (M mount) now available

The Voigtlander 75mm f/1.8 lens is currently available on eBay for around $700-$800. You can read a brief review of the the Voigtlander 75mm f/1.8 lens here and here. Sample images taken with that lens are available here, here and here. Lens construction: 3 groups of 6 elements Aperture range: 1.8-16 Aperture Blades: 10 Picture Angle : 33.2 […]

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Would you dare shoot like Mark Cohen (or Bruce Gilden)?

I came across those videos of Mark Cohen on YouTube today (you can check out his books “Grim Street” and “True Color”): on the second video, skip the intro and go directly to the 1:33 mark: and I was wondering if you can get away shooting on the street like Mark Cohen today and then I […]

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LeicaImages.com goes live

LeicaImages.com is a free online gallery for hosting photos captured with Leica gear. LeicaImages.com makes good use of the backend database and provides users with search features like the ability to search for pictures taken with specific lenses rather than just a tag saved in the database. For example, if your are looking for pictures taken […]

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Leica D-Lux 5 now in stock

B&H has the Leica D-Lux 5 now in stock: Popflash Photo and Adorama should have them in stock on Monday (October 18th).

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Leica V-Lux 2 first impressions

I had the chance to play with the new Leica V-Lux 2 camera for few minutes in my local Leica SIS. The camera is lighter (520 g/18.34 oz) and is smaller than its predecessor, the V-Lux 1. The first thing that caught my attention was the swivel 16:9 LCD display (3.0″ TFT LCD, 460,000 pixels, 100% FOV) – it was […]

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LeicaRumors is moving to a new server

LeicaRumos.com may be down for a short period of time, while I redirect the traffic to the new dedicated server. It may take several days for your ISP to propagate the DNS changes and update their routers. If you cannot reach the site, clear your browser’s cache and hit the refresh button (I will keep the […]

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Walter de´Silva on the new Leica M9 Titanium (video)

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