Monthly Archives: November 2011

Leitz Park building application submitted: an important step in the planning of the new Leica Camera AG facilities

Leitz-Park GmbH, the developer of the new Leica Camera AG company headquarters in the Leitz Park in Wetzlar, submitted the building application to the local authorities in Wetzlar on Wednesday. If all goes well, construction should begin in April 2012, and the building is scheduled to be completed by November 2013. The building has a projected ground plan area […]

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The Leica M-system 2012 wall calendar is here

The new Leica M-system 2012 wall calendar is now available on LFI for EUR 45. Check out also the new S-Magazine and the LFI Gallery slide show feature. Solms, Germany (November 30, 2011) – Leica Camera AG, in conjunction with Magnum Photos, presents the Leica M-System wall calendar for 2012. Titled ‘Past. Present. Future.,’ the calendar shares its name with […]

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New online portal for Leica S photographers

This is the official press release for the new Leica S portal I mentioned few weeks ago: Solms, Germany (November 30, 2011) – In collaboration with Leica Camera AG, LFI Photographie GmbH presents a new online portal for the Leica S-System, The website illustrates the wide range of photographic opportunities covered by the Leica […]

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Leica Camera to announce new products any day now

Leica will announce new products in the next few days “in a variety of product categories“. I expect a new 50mm f/2.0 Summicron-M ASPH lens and a V-Lux 3 camera.

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Leica Camera and Seedlight Workshops announce “Preserving Patagonia” workshop in March 2012

LEICA CAMERA AND SEEDLIGHT WORKSHOPS HOST “PRESERVING PATAGONIA” CONSERVATION AND TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP Conservation Photojournalist Bridget Besaw leads weeklong experience in Chilean Patagonia Allendale, NJ (November 29, 2011) – Leica Camera, Inc., the legendary German camera manufacturer, is collaborating with Seedlight Workshops, developer of environmental photography workshops, to host “Preserving Patagonia: Conservation Photography with the […]

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Leica M9 instructional videos

If you are new to the Leica M9 digital rangefinder, here are two instructional videos from Dale Photo:

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Joel Meyerowitz talks about street photography

Here is another documentary of Joel Meyerowitz talking about street photography (see also this related video):

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What is the value of this vintage Leica I camera?

A reader of this blog is selling this vintage Leica camera and would like to know what will be its retail value today. The serial number 33068 indicates that this is a Leica I model that was produced in 1930. Here is a quote from Wikipedia: “Leica I — was first introduced to the market at […]

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