Monthly Archives: February 2011

Top 10 posts for February

Those are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts for February 2011: Fuji X100 vs. Leica X1 specs comparison Leica “almost ready” with its mirrorless solution? Leica iM mirrorless design concept Voigtlander announced a new Nokton 1,2/35mm lens New Voigtlander 35mm f/1.1 and 50mm f/1.4 lenses in development Leica S2: what you didn’t know The […]

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Leica iM mirrorless design concept

Those two images were sent to me anonymously with the following text: Mirrorless APSC camera with movable screen iM mount Noctilux iM 0.95/35 Compactness and simplicity for endless creativity My guess is that those are just designer’s concept renderings not related to Leica Camera AG.

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Magnum Photos and Leica announced a technological and photographic collaboration

Magnum Photos and Leica Camera AG announced a technological and photographic collaboration. BJP noted that as part of this agreement, Magnum photographers will contribute to the future development of Leica products. Leica will also sponsor a series of independently produced multimedia essays by Magnum’s photographers: “We’ll start with five essays, but based on their success, […]

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Leica UK denies rumors of a new mirrorless system

In a series of statements to AP, Leica UK denied any existence of the previously rumored new mirrorless system: “Asked whether Leica plans to launch a more compact system camera than its full-frame M9, a spokeswoman said there was no such system on the horizon.” On several occasions in the past few months (LHSA meeting, LUF meeting, tech support […]

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Leica S2: what you didn’t know

Leica issued a statement today recapping some of the Leica S2 medium camera features: Leica Camera revolutionized the world of professional photography with the S2, breaking new ground in every way. The decisive advantage of the Leica S2 is truly the sum of all its features: flexibility, durability and easy operation combined with industry-leading resolution and image quality. While some […]

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Leica “almost ready” with its mirrorless solution?

The Spanish website dslrmagazine.com and its owner Valentin Sama heve been a reliable source of photo equipment news in the past. Today they twitted that Leica is almost ready with its mirrorless camera: “Sources that usually are very well informed are telling us that Leica could have an almost ready CSC or mirrorless camera” (source) “It’s […]

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Leica X1 firmware update “should” be released in March

Leica Camera AG mentioned on their twitter account that the X1 firmware update should be released in March: My bet goes for March 18th as a released date (the day the Fuji X100 will start shipping in the US and Canada).

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