Monthly Archives: March 2012

Silver Zeiss Ikon rangefinder discontinued

Cosina Japan announced that the Silver Zeiss Ikon rangefinder has been discontinued. This comes a year after Zeiss discontinued their Ikon SW (Super Wide) version. The black Zeiss Ikon ($1,618.00) is still available for sale. Via ZR/PR

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Leica Camera AG has a new CFO

Mr Ronald Marcel Peters appointed new CFO of Leica Camera AG The Supervisory Board of Leica Camera AG appointed Mr Ronald Marcel Peters (49) as the new chief financial officer of Leica Camera AG. Born in the Netherlands, Mr Peters will be assuming the functions of Mr Andreas Lobejäger (47) on 1 April 2012. Mr Lobejäger has occupied […]

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Leica S2 instructional videos

Dale Photo & Digital published a series of Leica S2 instructional videos:

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Third party Leica M-mount lens adapter for Fuji X-Pro1 to start shipping this month

The Chinese manufacturer Kipon announced that they will start selling their third party M-mount lens adapter for Fuji X-Pro1 cameras later this month – right on time for the March 28th release date of the X-Pro-1 camera. The original Fuji M-mount adapter is expected to start shipping later this year.

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Adobe Lightroom 4 released with 21 new Leica M lens profiles

The just released Adobe Lightroom 4 has new lens profiles for 21 Leica M lenses (see table below). The price of a full version is $149.00, the upgrade costs $79, the student and teacher edition also costs $79. Instant download options are available on

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The new Leica store in Washington DC to open this spring

The first Leica owned store in North America will open in Washington DC this Spring. I am pretty sure the store will be fully stocked for the official opening. The address is 977 F Street, NW. You can also follow them on Twitter @LeicaStoreDC.

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Top 10 LeicaRumors posts for February 2012

Those are the top 10 most visited LeicaRumors posts for February 2012: My Leica M9 sensor cracked today What sensor will Leica use in the new M10? MS-Optical Perar Super Triplet 28mm F/4 lens Fuji X-Pro1 M-mount adapter on display at the CP+ show in Japan Leica M cameras: change from vulcanite to leatherette cladding […]

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