Monthly Archives: December 2010

Leica Store opening in São Paulo

Here are some pictures and the official press release for the new Leica store in São Paulo, Brazil:

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Guest post: Nine reasons to travel with the Leica M9 by Adam Marelli

Today’s guest post is from  Adam Marelli ( The release of the M8 did not convince me to go digital. While it was a big step forward, and some camera dealers swore a full frame M was not an option, I decided to hold out. The M9, and its custom Kodak CCD sensor, promised to […]

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Leica S2 firmware updated (v1.0.0.24)

Firmware version for Leica S2 is now available on the Leica owners website. The improvements are: Extending the memory card compatibility 64GB (UDMA6) Lossless DNG Compression Clipping Definition Improvement in histogram for automatic picture preview Extension of exposure time to 125s Shutter speed pre-selection in BULB mode Extension of setting options for AF/AE lock […]

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Leica Links

Leica M9 concept camera disguised as M8 for sale on eBay: Another Leica concept camera:

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Leica look-alikes

I noticed lately that more and more new cameras are  trying to bring back the “classic” (Leica) look. Was this trend triggered by the Leica M9? Here are two models that just got released in Japan: GH-TCAM30C camera from Green House: ViviCam 8027 camera from Vivitar:

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Chiun-Kai Shih live portrait exhibition with Leica S2 in NY

WHO: Leica Camera invites you to be part of famed Fashion Photographer Chiun-Kai Shih’s Live Portrait Exhibition at the Levi’s® Workshop, powered by the Leica S2. Photographer Chiun-Kai Shih is chiefly know for having captured some of today’s most iconic fashion spreads for various Conde Nast Publications including Vogue Germany and GQ Taiwan, as well […]

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Clever Leica S2 advertisement

This Leica S2 advertisement campaign was created by Advico Y & R. There has been some similar advertising for the Leica V-Lux 1 in the past.

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“Photographer’s guide to the Leica D-Lux 5” book released

Similar to the Leica D-Lux 4 guide, Alexander White just published his latest “Photographer’s guide to the Leica D-Lux 5” book which is now available in PDF format (paperback will start shipping in the next few weeks). The price of the PDF file is $9.95 and can be purchased directly from Full press release […]

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