Monthly Archives: December 2011

Three new Leica Summilux-C cinema lenses

In addition to the new Zeiss cinema lenses, the December issue of Film and Digital Times revealed also three new prime Leica cinema lenses: Summilux-C 16, 29, and 65mm. This will expand the existing set of Leica cinema lenses to eleven different focal lengths: 16, 18, 21, 25, 29, 35, 40, 50, 65, 75 and 100 mm. The new lenses […]

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Leica V-Lux 3 now available for pre-order

The new Leica V-Lux 3 camera is now available for pre-order at our sponsors Adorama, Dale Photo and Popflash.

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Leica V-Lux 3 camera is now officially announced

The new Leica V-Lux 3 camera ($949) is now official: Solms, Germany (December 8, 2011) – Leica Camera AG presents the Leica V-Lux 3, a new compact digital camera with an extensive range of features. The camera is extremely versatile, making it ideal for almost all photographic situations. For photographers shooting landscapes, architecture, sport, travel, portraits or […]

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The new Leica V-lux 3 leaks on Leica Russia

As I already mentioned back in September, the Leica V-Lux 3 camera is expected to be announced before the end of the year. Today Leica Russia published a blog post about the new V-Lux 3. The post is now removed, but you can still access the images online.  The camera will be identical to the Panasonic FZ150 and it will […]

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“The Thumbie” is a cheaper alternative to ThumbsUp

“The Thumbie” is a cheaper thumb rest alternative to the ThumbsUp from Matchtechnical for Leica M8/M9 rangefinders: “Made for the amateur or working professional the M8 M9 the ‘Thumbie’ has been designed to offer a secure grip while maintaining all the features of the camera and keeping them easily accessible. It is made from solid brass yet weighs only 13gms […]

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New Leica Boutique coming to Melbourne, Australia

New Leica Boutique will be opened on December 9th, 2011 in Michaels Camera (Melbourne, Australia):

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New firmware version 1.176 for Leica M9/M9-P released

The new firmware 1.176 for Leica M9/M9-P is now available for download on Leica’s website. As previously reported, the new firmware contains the latest fix for the SD card compatibility issue (note: this firmware update is not compatible with Leica M9 Titanium):

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