Monthly Archives: July 2011

Top 10 posts for July 2011

Those are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts for July 2011: Leica store in Moscow robbed. Are you afraid of shooting strangers on the street? Watch this video. Fujifilm X100 vs. Leica M9 video. Digitalizing an old Leica camera. Interviews with Andreas Kaufmann and Stefan Daniel. How are Leica lenses manifactured (video). Leica M9-P […]

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Leica & Magnum: “The Awakening” by Dominic Nahr

Leica & Magnum: Awakening by Dominic Nahr from leica camera on Vimeo. In our latest photo essay created in partnership with Magnum Photos, we follow Dominic Nahr into the 20km zone surrounding the nuclear power plant at Fukushima, Japan. Nahr documents the damage that resulted from the plant’s breakdown. We first came across the work […]

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Leica Oskar Barnack award 2011 – ceremony and interview videos

Leica Oskar Barnack 2011 – Ceremony from leica camera on Vimeo. The Leica Oskar Barnack 2011 ceremony was held on July 5 at the Théatre Antique during the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles.

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New Leica store in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Leica Camera AG in a partnership with Lagenda Manusia Sdn Bhd opened its world’s biggest store in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia located at Avenue K in Jalan Ampang. The showroom spreads on 1,500 sq ft and is the 52nd Leica store world wide. The management is currently looking for a sales assistant. Here are some photos from the opening of the […]

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Leica S2 firmware update1.0.1.8 now available

Solms, Germany (July 28, 2011) – Leica Camera AG has released a new firmware update for the Leica S-System, FW 1.0.1.8. All Leica S2 and S2-P cameras will now be supplied with the latest firmware version. Users wishing to bring their camera up-to-date can download the firmware update from the “Owners Area” on the Leica […]

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Making a case for fashion: Leica announces collaboration with British designer Paul Smith

Two limited edition ‘Paul Smith for Leica’ leather cases for Leica D-Lux 5 digital camera to be available for Christmas 2011:

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New Leica 50mm f/2.0 Summicron-M ASPH this Fall?

There are rumors floating around that Leica will introduce a new 50mm f/2.0 Summicron-M ASPH lens this Fall. The main upgrade will be the addition of an aspherical element. The current model Leica 50mm f/2.0 Summicron-M lens was introduced in 1994.

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