Monthly Archives: February 2012

Leica. My Life – Ben Bernschneider (video)

Leica. My Life – Ben Bernschneider from Leica Camera on Vimeo. Leica’s fourth video in the “Leica. My Life” series features Hamburg-based Ben Bernschneider, a passionate director, photographer, author and pretty bad musician. No matter what he’s working on, Ben’s mission is to preserve human beauty. Ben can stage his image with a studio, a […]

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Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium set selected as best camera by Travel+Leisure design awards

Leica Camera selected as one of 19 winners in the eighth annual competition recognizing standout hotels, museums, retail spaces, travel products and more Allendale, NJ (February 29, 2012) – Leica Camera, Inc., the legendary German camera manufacturer, has been bestowed a Travel + Leisure Design Award for the Leica D-Lux 5 Titanium Set, a special […]

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Leica S2 shoots bursting bubbles… and more (NSFW)

Shoot The Centerfold decided to use a Leica S2 for their bubble bursting shoot. You can see some sample images here (video, links and images are NSFW): So why look any  further? It’s Leica. And even though I had never shot a single frame with Leica, what is there not to like about Leica? After all, it’s a […]

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New Leica store in Cracow, Poland

Leica store Cracow Poland

A new Leica store was opened on February 23rd in Cracow, Poland (Sławkowska 26th Street).

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The 21st WestLicht camera auction will take place on May 12th, 2012

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A selection of around 500 cameras, lenses and accessories of the highest level will be presented for sale at the 21st auction on 12th of May, 2012. Among them are many important pieces that will appeal to institutional collections and private collectors alike, who equally have a sense for something unique. The absolute highlight is […]

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Leica Camera announces lecture series featuring photojournalist Peter Turnley

LEICA CAMERA ANNOUNCES LECTURE SERIES FEATURING PHOTOJOURNALIST PETER TURNLEY “Moments of the Human Condition” provides rare glimpse into history’s iconic images Allendale, NJ (February 23, 2012) – Leica Camera, Inc. announces a new Leica Lecture Series titled “Moments of the Human Condition” featuring internationally acclaimed Photojournalist Peter Turnley. Offering a unique look into the life […]

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Leica & Magnum: “Photographs from the Streets of Chicago” by Alex Webb

Leica & Magnum: Photographs from the Streets of Chicago by Alex Webb from Leica Camera on Vimeo.

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My Leica M9 sensor cracked today

I’ve read about it online, but I never thought it will happen to me – the sensor of my Leica M9 cracked today. I cannot link the crack to anything I did nor to any extreme weather conditions. My M9 was probably from the first batch of cameras that came in the US and it’s still under […]

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