Monthly Archives: April 2011

Zeiss Ikon SW rangefinder discontinued

The Zeiss Ikon SW (Super Wide) rangefinder is now listed as “no longer available” on B&H website. The Super Wide Ikon version doesn’t have a optical viewfinder and is mainly used with wide angle lenses (zone focusing). The SW model was announced during Photokina 2006. The Zeiss Ikon rangefinder with a viewfinder is still available […]

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New Leica Store in Rome

New Leica store will open in Rome on April 21st, 2011:  

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Nauticam announced NA-LX5 underwater housing compatible with Leica D-Lux 5 camera

Today Nauticam announced the NA-LX5 underwater housing compatible with the Leica D-Lux 5 camera. A spacer for the D-lux 5 is available as an optional accessory. The housing has a depth rating of 75 meters. The price is $950 and will start shipping on April 22, 2011.

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Why the Leica M9 is a better camera (video)

In this video John Ricard explains the advantages of a Leica M9 camera (see also this blog post):

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Leica photographers: Bruce Gilden

This is a new video of Bruce Gilden shooting on the streets of Derby, England: Check also this older video of Bruce Gilden.

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Vintage Leica camera advertisement

Hprints has several vintage Leica camera advertisement prints from 1932-1958 for sale. Currently, only five are still available. Prices vary from $7-$14:

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Leica photographers: Ralph Gibson (video)

Portrait: Ralph Gibson from leica camera on Vimeo. Ralph Gibson has achieved worldwide acclaim as a photographer for more than four decades. A champion of individual expression, Gibson urges photographers to develop a personal style by following their own instincts. He has worked exclusively with the Leica for almost 50 years and here is an […]

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Tamarkin rare Leica camera auction results

Woodbridge, Conn.–(Business Wire)–Tamarkin Photographica today announced results from its annual Leica rare camera auction. The auction, featuring rare and unusual Leica, Nikon and other collectible camera brands, was a success earning close to $250,000 for participating consignors. “We’re very proud of the annual rare camera auction’s reputation in the Leica community and thank our old and […]

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