Monthly Archives: September 2011

Guest post: Leica Store Mayfair and Leica S2 in-depth review

Today’s guest post about the Leica Store Mayfair and the Leica S2 camera is written by Brian Hirschfeld: Leica has stores? yup. They have all of their products in them? yup. And they actually sell them? yup*. That last yup* indicates a slight caveat to this answer. While they have every lens on display, they don’t have every […]

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Another Leica factory visit post from Luminous-Landscape

A quick recap of the latest Leica factory visit post from Luminous-Landscape: Leica Camera to move to its new 25,000 square meter home in Wetzlar in 2013. The new facility will have gallery, show room, bigger factory floor which allow to double the current production capacity. New 30mm f/2.8 lens for the S system will be out very soon. […]

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Leica & Magnum: New York, ten years later by Chris Anderson (video)

Leica & Magnum: New York, Ten Years Later by Chris Anderson from leica camera on Vimeo. In collaboration with Magnum Photos and The New Yorker, we present “Leica & Magnum: New York, Ten Years Later by Chris Anderson” a look at New York City ten years after the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The […]

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Steve McCurry wins the the Leica Hall of Fame Award (press release)

This is the official press release from Leica Camera about their first Leica Hall of Fame Award: The world-renowned Magnum photographer is the first awardee of the prize sponsored by Leica Camera AG Solms, Germany/St. Moritz, Switzerland (September 7, 2011) – Magnum photographer Steve McCurry is the winner of the inaugural Leica Hall of Fame Award. […]

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“Hemingway Leica” and a Black Leica MP-31 in the next Tamarkin Camera Auction

More than 250 Leica, Rollei, Nikon rangefinder, and other unusual photographic items will be sold to camera collectors around the world in the Tamarkin’s October auction.

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Rare Leica underwater housing for M4 rangefinder

  I came across this rare 1970 original underwater housing for Leica M4 on eBay. After 3 bids the price is at $15,200.00 and the reserve is still not met. There is not much information available online for this housing except this PDF file (in Italian). Few years ago, there was an underwater housing for Leica M8, but […]

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Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 II lens now available for pre-order

Adorama is now taking pre-orders for the Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 II lens that was announced back in February.

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The first Leica Hall of Fame Award goes to Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry: A Retrospective from leica camera on Vimeo. Steve McCurry is the recipient of the 2011 Leica Hall of Fame award. The prize is awarded to photographers who have rendered outstanding service to the Leica brand and to the genre of photography.

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