Monthly Archives: November 2010

How to “Leica-ify” a cheap p&s camera

Before: After: Full step-by-step instruction are available at Via cnet

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The only Leica promotion this holiday season

As previously reported, Leica is offering a V-Lux 20 mail-in promotion for a free limited edition brown Leica leather case valued at $125 and a Leica leather SD card holder valued at $35. The promotion is valid in the US only and will expire on December 31, 2010. You can take advantage of this deal […]

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Leica M9 dream kit now “only” $24k

The “Leica M9 dream kit” was selling for $32k two weeks ago. Some of the lenses are gone and now the price is “only” $23,999.00. Offers are still accepted.

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Leica store in Sao Paulo

The official opening of the Leica store in Sao Paulo will be on December 9th, 2010. The store already has a twitter page and a website “under construction” at

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Epson working on a new digital rangefinder?

Epson R-D1

Rob Clark (executive director of Epson Europe Marketing Division) mentioned in an interview with AP that Epson is working on various new digital camera technologies and the company sees a possibility for a new version of the Epson R-D1 digital rangefinder: “Whether we come out with another version of the R-D1 is a possibility” The Epson R-D1 […]

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Leica’s sales of cameras, lenses and accessories is up 140%

Leica Camera AG released some sales figures for the first half of their fiscal year (April 1st – September 30th, 2010): Total sales: EUR 110.8 million compared to EUR 59.5 million from last year Sales of cameras, lenses and accessories is up 140%: EUR 87.7 million compared to EUR 36.6 million from last year This […]

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New Leica Store in Sao Paulo

A new Leica Store will soon open a new store in Sao Paulo (Brazil) at the Cidade Jardim Mall, next to other top brands like Hermes, LV, CHerrera, etc.

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Chiun-Kai Shih: “Focused on Fashion” (video)

Today Leica’s official blog published an interview with Chiun-Kai Shih. Here is the related video: Chiun-Kai Shih at the Leica Studio from leica camera on Vimeo.

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