Monthly Archives: March 2011

Leica photographers: meet Ralph Gibson at the opening reception of his exhibition

Leica photographer Ralph Gibson will have an exhibition in the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. The opening reception is on Saturday, April 2nd from 6:00pm till 8:00pm. Admission is free. For over 50 years Ralph Gibson has consistently pursued and extended the definition of Black & White photography. His images are as much about photography itself […]

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Leica photographers: Craig Semetko (video)

Photographer Craig Semetko talks about his photography, his Leica M9 and MP and his new book “Unposed”:

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Leica X1 firmware update v2.0 before and after AF speed comparison (video)

Two days ago Leica released new firmware for their X1 camera. The new firmware mainly contains improvements in the AF/MF functionality – for example the depth of field scale is displayed when in manual focusing mode:

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Leica & Magnum: Past Present Future (video)

In February of 2011, Magnum Photos and Leica Camera AG announced a technological and photographic collaboration. Today Leica released a new videos on past, present and future of Leica & Magnum: Leica & Magnum: Past Present Future from leica camera on Vimeo. A core principal which framed the establishment of Magnum Photos in 1947 was […]

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Record number of entries for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2011

Leica announced today that this year there is a record number of entries for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award: International photography competition receives nearly 20% more entries Solms, Germany (March 28, 2011) – Leica Camera AG announces a record number of entries for the 32nd annual ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award,’ an international professional photography competition. After […]

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Leica X1 vs. Nikon D300s ISO comparison

Leica X1 has a 12.9MP APS-C CMOS sensor and I wanted to compare its ISO performance to a APS-C type DSLR camera. I chose the Nikon D300s because both cameras were announced around the same time back in 2009 (the ISO of the latest Nikon D7000 goes up to 25,600). About the test: All images are 100% […]

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Leica X1 firmware update v2.0 is now official

Allendale, NJ (March 28, 2011) – Leica Camera Inc. is pleased to announce a firmware update for its high-performance digital compact camera, the LEICA X1. Users wishing to benefit from the new offerings can download the firmware update from the Leica website and take advantage of new, improved features beginning Tuesday March 29, 2011. The […]

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