Monthly Archives: May 2011

Leica S2 color profile for ICC based workflow software released

Today Leica announced a color profile 1.0 for the medium format S2 camera which can be used in Capture One Pro or other ICC based workflow software using profiles (Adobe Lightroom and  Camera RAW do not support this profile). The profile can be downloaded from the S2 owners’ section.

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His and hers Leica 50mm Summilux wedding rings

From Tokyocamerastyle: custom made wedding rings that make up a miniature Leica 50mm Summilux lens on a miniature M3 body. His band is the focusing ring while hers is the aperture ring 🙂

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Another Leica M9-P close-up, will come in black as well

In addition to chrome, the upcoming Leica M9-P will be available in black as well. You can see another close up of the chrome M9-P version on this twitpic from Seal (you can see part of the “M9-P’ engraving on the hot shoe). Here are the details. No Leica logo or M9 marking Classic Leica […]

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Westilicht Photographica Auctions report

Here is a video of the winning 1.3 million EUR bid for the 1923 Leica 0-Serie camera: The next auction is scheduled for November 2011. The complete results of the auction can be found here (PDF file). Here is the official press release from Westilicht Photographica Auctions:

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New record: the most expensive Leica camera sold for 1.9 million USD

Update: the video of the winning bid and a detailed report from the auction can be found here. Today at Westilicht Photographica Auctions a Leica 0-Serie Nr.107 (1923) camera sold for 1.3 million EUR (1.9 million USD). The opening bid was 200,000 EUR with an estimated price of 350,000-450,000 EUR. AP reports that the camera went to a […]

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Leica M9 Titanium limited edition for MSRP on eBay

This used Leica M9 Titanium limited edition (2211 shutter actuations) is currently for sale on eBay for $26,999.00 which is basically the MSRP. Other M9T cameras range between $32k-$43k on eBay.

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Leica V-Lux 30 samples and pre-order options

The new Leica V-Lux 30 is now in stock at Amazon (?): Adorama is also taking pre-orders. More photo and video samples are available from Fotopolis and LeicaInNederland:

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“From Past, Present to Future” Leica + Magnum event in Paris on June 21st

The upcoming Leica M9-P camera will be announced on June 21st, 2011 (+/- 1 day based on your location). Leica Camera and Magnum Photos announced a technological and photographic collaboration earlier this year. See also the related video “Leica & Magnum: Past Present Future“.

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