Monthly Archives: June 2011

Leica M9-P now official

The new Leica M9-P will cost $7995.00 and will start shipping in July, 2011. Black (010-703) and chrome (010-716) versions will be available. The new features are: Display cover glass made of Sapphire Vulcanite leatherette with either a black paint top cover or a silver chrome top cover Pure Leica look without Leica logo and […]

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Leica Super Elmar M 21mm f/3.4 ASPH lens now official

Today Leica announced the new Super Elmar M 21mm f/3.4 ASPH lens (catalog# 011-145). The price is $2995 and is expected to start shipping in July 2011. The main features are: Wide angle view for architecture, street and landscape photography. Excellent image quality at full aperture. Distortion, vignetting and chromatic aberration have been reduced to a minimum. […]

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Leica M9-P and Super Elmar M 21mm f/3.4 ASPH lens announcement in few hours

In few hours, at 5:00pm Paris time, the Leica Camera and Magnum Photos event “Past. Present. Future.” will start where the new M9-P camera plus Leica Super Elmar M 21mm f/3.4 ASPH lens will be unveiled. I will be posting updates from the announcement as I get them on Twitter (hashtag #leicamagnumparis).

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Leica V-Lux 30 now in stock

Adorama just got the new Leica V-Lux 30 camera in stock:

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20 Years Leica Shop Vienna Special Editions M9-P, M3-P and D-Lux 5

Here are the full resolution images of the 20 years Leica Shop Vienna special edition cameras, including the M9-P (click on image for larger view): For the celebration of 20 Years Leica Shop Vienna, Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, presented in front of 1000 invited guests three cameras, specially designed for this event. Leica M9-P “20 Years Leica […]

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Another Leica M9-P special edition

The above pictured camera is described as Leica M9-P “20 Years Leica Shop Vienna” with Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH. My guess is that the special part is the silver Noctilux, since the camera looks exactly like the new M9-P (see also this picture of the same set). Here is the rest of the description:

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Why the Leica M is so unique (video)

Another great video from Kai/DigitalRev:

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The new Leica 21mm M ASPH lens will probably be f/3.4

A quick update on the new Leica 21mm M ASPH lens that will be announced next week with the M9-P: the aperture will probably be f/3.4 and not f/3.8 as previously reported.

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