Monthly Archives: November 2011

Leica unveils premium retail developments in Bruton Place, Mayfair

German photographic and optics manufacturer to expand presence and services in Bruton Place, London W1 22 November 2011: Leica Camera Ltd is unveiling the latest developments in its premium retail concept in the heart of Mayfair, London W1, with the expansion of its premises in Bruton Place, designed to provide a unique and personal experience […]

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The “Leica Gun” sold for $119,500

The Leica Gun sold at Tamarkin auction for $119,500 including buyer’s fee, a world record for a Leica accessory. Here are the remaining top Leica bids:

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A giant Leica M3 camera appears on a building in Sarasota

Anat Ronen created this 20 x 15 feet drawing of a Leica M3 camera in Sarasota, Florida: This was created during the Sarasota Chalk Festival – 1-7 November, 2011. For the first time, it had a “going vertical” addition – meaning murals and graffiti art. The wall belongs to a photography studio, and the owner took the reference picture […]

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Leica has a surprise for next year

At a recent Leica Experience Day in Germany, Dr. Kaufmann made a comment suggesting another surprise for next year in addition to the upcoming Leica M10 and new mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras: “He promised more than one surprise for next year – and he told us that they haven’t been discussed or discovered by Leica […]

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Yes, there was a underwater housing for the Leica Digilux 2 camera

While I was wondering around on eBay, I came across this underwater housing for Leica Digilux 2 camera. The manufacturer is Hugyfot and they have this posted on their website from 2004:

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Here are the new Leica M prices

This is the new US price list for Leica M lenses that will take effect on Jaunary 1st, 2012 (you can click on each of the lenses to see the current price): 11649 18mm f3.8 ASPH. $3,195.00 11647 21mm f1.4 ASPH. (S8) $6,995.00 11145 21mm f3.4 ASPH (E46) $2,995.00 11601 24mm f1.4 ASPH. (S7) $6,995.00 11648 […]

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Leica to increase M lens prices on January 1st, 2012

I already mentioned that back in August: Leica Camera will increase their prices on M lenses in the US starting January 1st, 2012. For example, the 50mm f/1.4 Summilux will go up from $3695.00 to $3995.00, the 50mm f/0.95 Noctilux will go from $10495.00 to $10995.00. Prices of cameras and accessories will stay the same. If you need […]

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Leica M9-P silver chrome in stock now

I just received a notification from B&H that the silver chrome Leica M9-P is currently in stock.

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