Monthly Archives: August 2011

Some interesting thoughts on the Leica M10 (29MP sensor, hybrid viewfinder, live view, video recording, MAESTRO processor?)

After my yesterday’s post about the rumor that Leica M10 will have live view capabilities, I got some interesting comments from readers about the possibilities of adding new technologies in the next M camera. Here is John’s comment: It’s quite possible that the next digital  Leica M (M10?) will include “live view”.  IMHO, the hint can be […]

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Second free book about street photography

Thomas Leuthard ( just published a second free book about street photography called Collecting Souls… What Street Photography means to me. Both books can be downloaded here as a PDF document.

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The latest Leica rumors

Those are the latest Leica related rumors I have been receiving: I already mentioned that the next lens to be announced by Leica will be a new 50mm f/2.0 Summicron-M ASPH. A l-camera-forum member recently discovered a new lens code in the latest M9 firmware that is probably designated for the new 50mm Cron: “Since […]

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What’s new on eBay?

What’s new on eBay? See the Leica eBay fFnds tab.

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Voigtländer Nokton 50mm f/1.1 lens hands-on video

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Caught with a Leica

Caught with a Leica: Scarlett Johansson | #2 Ben Stiller Christina Applegate Queen Elizabeth II Jennifer Connelly (from the movie Blood Diamond) Jennifer Love Hewitt Tayl0r Swift Brad Pitt | #2 | #3 | #4 | #5 Penelope Cruz | #2 Eric Clapton Seal | #2 | #3 | #4 Jessica Lange Woody Allen James Dean Julia Reberts Thailand’s […]

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Panasonic announced new LX5 firmware

Today Panasonic announced new firmware for their LX5 camera The main improvements are: Improved AF performance (up to 23% faster on the wide-end) New high ISO NR mode Improved auto white balance Active mode (Power O.I.S) New miniature mode effect Shutter speed limit extended to 250sec Improved shutter operation I expect that Leica will release […]

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Leica M “pistol holder”

I was actually expecting holders like the one provided with the Leica M9 Titanium limited edition to hit the market right after the camera was announced last year. A reader just sent me a link to that makes just that – “Leica M pistol holder”: There are two different versions available: Hektor ($169) and […]

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