Monthly Archives: June 2011

Top 10 posts for June 2011

Those are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts for June 2011: The first Leica M9-P hammertone limited edition is already out. Leica to launch a new compact mirrorless system camera at Photokina 2012. 20 Years Leica Shop Vienna Special Editions M9-P, M3-P and D-Lux 5. Leica M9-P now official. Another Leica M9-P special edition. […]

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Leica M9-P starts shipping, gets unboxed

The first units of the Leica M9-P are already shipping in limited quantities in Europe. Here is the first unboxing video from the Leica Guy: Here is Kai’s unboxing video:

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Leica M9->M9-P upgrade program coming to the US

I am not sure about other countries, but a new Leica M9 to M9-P upgrade program will be launched for the US in the next few weeks. I don’t know if the upgrade program will include also changing the vulcanite leatherette of the M9. Stay tuned for the details.

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Leica Camera and Lonely Planet partner to host photography excursions

Participants to discover five historic American cities through “Travel Photography with Leica and Lonely Planet” workshops Allendale, NJ (June 28, 2011) – Leica Camera, Inc., the legendary German camera manufacturer, has partnered with Lonely Planet, the leading global travel information company, to offer experiential photography tours. Beginning July 2011, participants are invited to discover five […]

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Leica M9 Titanium for MSRP on eBay

If you missed to buy one of the 500 limited edition Leica M9 Titanium cameras, there is one available on eBay for MSRP ($26,500.00). It seems that you can also make an offer. The seller has a 100% positive feedback.

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Ricoh GXR M-mount unit presentation

Here is a brief video demonstration of the upcoming Ricoh GXR M-mount unit: In January 2011, Ricoh announced their plans to introduce a new M-mount GXR cartridge that will take Leica M lenses without the need of an adapter. The expected specs are:

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Leica photographer: Wolfgang Wesener (video)

Leica Portrait: wowe from leica camera on Vimeo. German born, New York based photographer wowe (Wolfgang Wesener) has photographed some of the most iconic individuals of the past two decades. He is especially known for his photography of the 1980s punk scene in New York and his photos from that period were recently displayed in […]

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You can get the Leica M9-P now for $10,700

If you cannot wait for your Leica M9-P pre-order to ship, you can get one now on eBay for $10,700:

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