Monthly Archives: January 2012

The next Tamarkin Photographica Auction will be held on April 29, 2012

The next Tamarkin Photographica Spring Auction will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2012 in Woodbridge, Connecticut: This auction will be especially attractive to Leica collectors because we will offer a wonderful collection including a black Leica MP, a chrome Leica MP, two Leica 250 Reporter cameras, two prototypes of the original Leica M motor drives, a Minox […]

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: “The Impassioned Eye” documentary

I removed the embedded video because it appears that it was uploaded on Vimeo without the permission of the original copyright owner. The two disc set can be purchased from Amazon.

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Leica Akademie with Craig Semetko

Last year I had the chance to participate in one of the Leica Akademie Weekends with Craig Semetko and I can highly recommend it. The price of the 2012 course is $495, but you will receive a $150 voucher that can be used toward the purchase of any Leica serial numbered M products plus other freebies. For more info check those […]

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Is Leica impacted by the recent developments at Kodak?

Several readers asked me about the future of the M9 and S2 cameras since they use Kodak sensors and the company recently filed fot chapter 11 bankruptcy. First, last year Kodak sold their sensor division and Leica can still get their sensors from the new owner Platinum Equity. Second, I believe that Leica will go with a Sony CMOS sensor […]

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Two new Leica cameras at Photokina 2012

DSLR Magazine, who has a pretty good track record when it comes to “predicting” upcoming products, posted on Twitter that Leica is working on two new cameras for Photokina and one of them will have a “reasonable” price tag (for Leica’s standards).

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Leica classes at FotoFusion 2012 (South Florida)

Leica will host three separate shooting programs during Fotofusion 2012 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Offered in collaboration with the 17th Annual International Festival of Photography and Digital Imaging, these workshops on January, 24th,26th and 28th, 2012 provide the perfect opportunity to “test drive” the Leica M9 or select compact cameras, while working in real world […]

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Leica Camera AG: main shareholder sets cash compensation for squeeze-out at EUR 30,18

Leica Camera AG sets cash compensation for squeeze-out at EUR 30,18 in order to get a small portion (2.44%) of stock owned by third party shareholders. Here is the full press-release:

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