Monthly Archives: October 2011

Leica Elmarit-S 30mm f/2.8 ASPH wide angle lens announced

Solms, Germany (October 27, 2011)  – Leica Camera AG expands the range of lenses for the Leica S-System with the new Leica Elmarit-S 30mm f/2.8 ASPH wide angle lens. With this latest addition, the portfolio of lenses for the professional S-System is now comprised of five focal lengths. The fastest medium format lens in this […]

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Leica M9-P now in stock

A black Leica M9-P now in now stock at B&H: This won’t last long. In case is sold out, Popflash also has some in stock.

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Interesting interview with Stefan Daniel

Megapixel had an interview with Stefan Daniel (Director Product Management at Leica Camera AG). Some of the interesting points: Leica is in the process of creating a special order department to handle custom and limited edition versions. In terms of announcing new products, Leica has “a strong focus on 2012“. On the size of the sensor in […]

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Leica D-LUX 5 Titanium limited edition now in stock

Amazon, Adorama, Popflash and Acephoto currently have the new Leica D-LUX 5 Titanium limited edition camera in stock:

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More details on the Leica Akademie North America 2012 program

I mentioned the new Leica Akademie North America program for 2012 few days ago. Here is some more information on the different classes:

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Third edition of the Leica Compendium book coming in November, 2011

Erwin Puts will be releasing a third edition of his “Leica Compendium” book this November: “There is such a demand for my Leica Compendium book that a third printing is necessary. It will become available end November 2011 and is printed in very limited numbers.”

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Leica Akademie North America 2012 program

Leica Camera announced the 2012 schedule of workshops. The links below will bring the summary and registration page for each workshop. A PDF file of the schedule can be found at

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The story of the 350kg stainless steel “Fake Leica”

As promised, here is the story of the 350kg stainless steel Leica camera from the Foto Henny Hoogeveen Leica store in Lisse, the Netherlands: The sculpture was created by the Chinese artist Liao Yibai. There are only three copies of this “Fake Leica”: one is located in the store in Lisse, Leica Camera AG got the second one and a distributor got […]

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